Rebeca Bosques, 6th period
April 18th, 2014

Doctor - Dermatologist


Dermatologists specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating skin diseases and conditions

  • They normally treat acne, dandruff, and skin cancer.
  • Also perform procedures to improve the appearance of skin like; decreasing signs of aging or improving skin tones, botox and collagen injections
  • They remove legions, warts, moles, or cancerous cells from skin

The care of dermatology patient may entail both tropical and systematic medical therapeutics and a variety of surgical and cosmetic procedures.


All doctors must major in Premed (math and science courses)

Have a 3.5-4 GPA

take the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test)

"It is necessary to pursue sound biology knowledge of human Bings (biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, genetic, etc.) followed for several years (around 10 years) getting clinical experience seeing a lot of patients and acquiring skills. Finally, if you tray to produce “new knowledge” it is necessary to made at least 3 years and get some PhD degree under the supervision of one expert research." - Francisco Bosques

Career Highlights

They work45.4 hours per week

Training of 4 years

Most run their own practices. The Surgical Work Performed by them is completed on an outpatient basis, so on-call and emergency work is kept to a minimum


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