Dr. Thomas O. McMeekin M.D.
Dermatologist300 White Spruce Blvd Rochester New York, 14623
A pioneer in the field of laser treatments, Thomas O. McMeekin, MD is President of the Genesee Valley Laser Centre in Rochester, New York. Dr. McMeekin is a nationally recognized expert on the use of lasers for both cosmetic and therapeutic treatments and is a sought out teacher and speaker regarding the topic. Dr. McMeekin graduated from the University of Rochester Medical School, and continued his training at world renowned Harvard University. With over thirty years of experience, Dr. McMeekin has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious honor 'Best Doctors in America'.
Education and Training
University of Rochester Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1971
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- A case of lidocaine absorption from topical administration of 40% lidocaine cream.
- Treatment of leg telangiectasia by using a long-pulse dye laser at 595 nm with and without dynamic cooling device.
- Treatment of spider veins of the leg using a long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser (Versapulse) at 532 nm.
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis in childhood: differentiation from staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome.
- Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus treated with thalidomide.
- Improvement of facial acne scars by the 585 nm flashlamp-pumped pulsed dye laser.
- Nevus of Ota with contralateral cerebral melanoma.
- Laser center marketing: a comparative approach to determining efficacy.
- Practical clinical dermatology: photography with professional results.
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, University of Rochester -
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo -
- 'Best Doctors in America,' 1998
- 'America's Top-rated Physicians in Dermatology,' Guide to Top Doctors, 1999
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Actinic Keratosis
- Allergic Reaction
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- Fellow AAD Membership
- Member ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA
- Member AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR LASER MEDICINE
- Member AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY
- Member AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR DERMATOLOGY SURGERY
- Lahey Clinic
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Lahey Clinic Program
- University of Rochester, Harvard University
- Harvard University
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
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