Past president of 13 professional societies, including the AAD, ASDS, Mohs College, and the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Dr. C. William Hanke is distinguished as a leader among leaders. Before founding the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Dr. Hanke served as Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Professor of Pathology at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Many consider Dr. Sulzberger to be the most influential dermatologist of the 20th century. He published over 400 scientific articles on a wide range of subjects. A chairman at NYU and a professor at UCSF he contributed greatly to the advancement of dermatology. He developed a special interest in contact allergy and published a paper on compound F which would later become topical hydrocortisone.
Developer of the Mohs technique for removal of skin cancer, Dr. Mohs was not trained as a dermatologist but worked in the department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin. He found dermatologists eager learners and practitioners of his technique, which is recognized around the world as the best method for removing some types of skin cancer because it has very high cure rates and preserves as much normal tissue as possible.