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Lester Fahrner, MD

Chief Medical Officer, DoveMed Team





Biographical Information

Dr. Lester Fahrner is a board-certified dermatologist. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, then completed residencies at the Duke University Medical Center in pediatrics and dermatology. He passed the certification exams in both specialties. Dr. Fahrner has over 30 years of experience treating patients with the entire spectrum of skin problems such as acne, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hives and skin cancer. He is particularly passionate about treating patients with skin cancer. He keeps abreast with advances in the field by extensive reading and participating in clinical research. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha society for academic achievement, the medical equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Fahrner has received the following awards between 2013-2016: On-time Doctor Award, Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Award. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Contribution To DoveMed

Dr. Lester Fahrner intends to spread awareness of the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions. He uses DoveMed as an outlet to educate individuals about the dangers of extensive sun exposure and other risk factors that may lead to skin cancer or other skin related problems. He also creates and reviews healthcare content by DoveMed medical staff and the DoveMed medical editorial board.

Value of DoveMed

With skin cancer being the most common form of cancer in the world, it is vital for individuals to be informed when it comes to risk factors, risk prevention and treatment. DoveMed provides credible information for individuals to help them seek advice on how to maintain their health, and mitigate the effects of skin cancer through early diagnosis and the most effective therapies. DoveMed is an authoritative resource for the vast majority of skin conditions. Our resource database includes entries on psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne, warts, in fact all common, and many of the rarer diseases.

Who we are

At DoveMed, our utmost priority is your well-being. We are an online medical resource dedicated to providing you with accurate and up-to-date information on a wide range of medical topics. But we're more than just an information hub - we genuinely care about your health journey. That's why we offer a variety of products tailored for both healthcare consumers and professionals, because we believe in empowering everyone involved in the care process.
Our mission is to create a user-friendly healthcare technology portal that helps you make better decisions about your overall health and well-being. We understand that navigating the complexities of healthcare can be overwhelming, so we strive to be a reliable and compassionate companion on your path to wellness.
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