Dr. Vincent Falanga, MD
Dermatologist50 Maude St Providence RI, 02908
Dr. Vincent Falanga is a dermatologist practicing in Providence, RI. Dr. Falanga specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Falanga diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1977
American Board of Dermatology
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Roger Williams Medical Center dermatopathology 2006
- University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
- Roger Williams Medical Center
Dr. Vincent Falanga, MD's Practice location
Providence, RI 02908Get Direction
The Villages, FL 32159Get Direction
BRADENTON, FL 34208Get Direction
Dr. Vincent Falanga, MD's reviewsWrite Review
Patient Experience with Dr. Falanga
Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Vincent Falanga, who serves patients in Bradenton, Florida.
A trusted dermatologist, Dr. Falanga is affiliated with Riverside Medical Center in Bradenton, Florida. He also serves as the Barbara A. Gilchrest Professor of Dermatology, Vice-Chair for Research, Professor of Biochemistry, and Program Director for the Dermatology Residency Program at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).
Academically, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from the College of the Holy Cross in 1973, and graduated with his medical degree from the Harvard Medical School in 1977. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1980, followed by a residency in dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982, where he was Chief Resident. Later, he completed his fellowship in dermatopathology at the Roger Williams Medical Center in 2006.
A Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), the doctor is board-certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, which is a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education, and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology.
Moreover, he is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Throughout his career, Dr. Falanga has held professorships at Roger Williams Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, in addition to his appointments at BUSM. He also served as the Assistant Chief of Dermatology at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, as well as being Vice President and President of the University Medical Group at Roger Williams Medical Center.
A keen researcher, he began his research career by focusing on basic science. Later, he became interested in the application of recombinant growth factors in chronic non-healing human wounds, and was the lead author for the FDA-approved use of living bioengineered skin in non-healing wounds. More recently, his internationally recognized research program involves the development of novel stem cell therapies for applications to wound healing and tissue repair.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.
Speaking multiple languages, Dr. Falanga is fluent in English and Italian, and speaks Spanish, German, and French.
- What is the Vulva?
The vulva is the female genital area and as such, it is prone to infections like any other part of the human body. You may be surprised to know that most women suffer from one disorder or the other in this part of the body, but only half or so get treated effectively. While some of these infections...
- Signs and Symptoms of Jock Itch
It is treatable and definitely curable. It is a condition that primarily affects men, but it can occur in women as well. It is an uncomfortable and deeply irritating itch in your groin that refuses to go away. Caused by a fungus, it leaves a painful wavy rash in its wake. These are the signs and...
- Is Eczema Contagious?
One of the most common myths and misconceptions about eczema is that it is contagious. Probably, this myth has circulated due to the closeness of people who have the condition. For example, if your sibling or friend has eczema and uses a certain type of perfume or skin moisturizer, you may at one...
- What Are Pimples: Causes and How to Get Rid of Them
What are pimples?Pimples, also known as "spots", "acne", or "zits", are inflammation of the skin or small skin lesions that are caused when excessive oil in the skin gets trapped in the pores.The oil glands of the skin get clogged and become infected. This clogging results in the formation of...
- Ringworm in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention
What is Ringworm? Ringworm is a fungal skin disease. The fungi live on the skin surface and skin follicle. They feed on dead skin tissue and hair. The most predominant fungus that can cause ringworm is Microsporum canis, which can affect the superficial layer of hair, nails, and skin. Medically,...
- What are the Signs and Symptoms of an Ingrown Hair?
If you are shaving to present a picture of perfect grooming, you may experience the direct opposite – a face covered with minute reddish bulbous sacs filled with pus and painful to touch. What you will be staring at in the mirror will be a face full of ingrown hair. It is not an infectious...
- Dr. Caroline Chang MD1672 S County Trl East Greenwich RI 02818
- Dr. Laura Della torre M.D.1539 ATWOOD AVE STE 301 PROVIDENCE RI 02919
- Dr. Robert Thomas Leonard D. O.300 Centerville Road Warwick RI 02886
- Dr. Lynn E Iler MD1672 S County Trl East Greenwich RI 02818
- Dr. Margaret Fonder MD1672 S County Trl East Greenwich RI 02818
- Dr. Ellen Henrie Frankel M.D.750 Reservoir Ave Cranston RI 02910