Dr. Alexander Daoud
Dr. Alexander Daoud is a board-certified Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon, with additional fellowship training in Cosmetic, Laser, and Vein Surgery. Dr. Daoud’s philosophy to patient care is that he and his patients are a team on the journey to optimal health. Through open communication, friendliness, and a persistent drive to advocate for his patient’s interests, he takes a conversational yet professional approach to patient encounters that leaves patients feeling empowered in their own care.
Education and Training
He attended Emory University for his undergraduate studies and then attended the Florida International University College of Medicine in Miami, FL. Dr. Daoud was the recipient of a full-tuition, merit-based academic scholarship for his medical school studies, and he was one of five students elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society as a junior medical student (a distinction typically reserved for senior medical students). He graduated as Valedictorian of his medical school class in 2016.
After medical school, Dr. Daoud completed internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He then moved to Long Island, NY to complete residency in Dermatology at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident of the Northport Veteran Affairs Medical Center. As a resident, Dr. Daoud also trained at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Skin Cancer Center, focusing on the detection and management of cutaneous malignancies such as melanoma.
Following residency, Dr. Daoud completed a Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery fellowship at the Johns Hopkins-affiliated Maryland, Laser, Skin, and Vein. Here, he received advanced training in laser medicine and surgery, neuromodulators (such as Botox), injectable fillers, non-invasive body contouring, minimally invasive facial rejuvenation, and minimally invasive vein surgery. Thereafter, Dr. Daoud completed a second fellowship in (Mohs) Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology at the University of Florida College of Medicine, training extensively in the surgical management and reconstructive surgery associated with cosmetically and functionally concerning skin cancers.
Dr. Daoud’s research work has been published in peer-reviewed journal publications and textbooks, and he has conducted and served as co-investigator for clinical studies in cosmetic, surgical dermatology, and complex medical dermatology. He regularly presents on laser medicine, vein surgery, surgical dermatology, and aesthetic advancements at dermatology conferences worldwide, and he teaches the next generation of physicians as an Associate Professor of both Dermatology and Surgery at the Florida International University College of Medicine.
When not in surgical scrubs, Dr. Daoud can be found weightlifting, practicing Muay Thai (Thai Kickboxing) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, playing guitar, cuddling his 100-lb German shepherd (who he lovingly refers to as a ‘lap dog’), and wearing a genuinely shocking amount of sunscreen.