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Frank Armstrong, DO, FAOCD
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Dr. Frank T. Armstrong, DO, is a highly-recognized, longstanding member of the medical community in Pinellas County, Florida. Dr. Armstrong received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Curry College in Milton, MA. He then earned a degree in Nuclear Medicine at Salem State College in Salem, MA. He received his Medical Degree from the University of New England – College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME, where he graduated with honors and also received the esteemed “Graduate with Distinction” award which is bestowed upon the one graduate the medical school faculty feels “possesses those qualities the faculty would seek in their family physician”. Dr. Armstrong completed his internal medicine residency at the St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Armstrong trained in dermatology at the Sun Coast Hospital/Nova Southeastern University in Largo, FL. As co-chief resident at the Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, FL, Dr. Armstrong earned the Koprince Lecture Award, the Connetics Resident Examination Award and was voted resident liaison by his colleagues.

Dr. Armstrong has been honored as one of America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, showing his commitment to practicing medicine and patient care. Dr. Armstrong was also selected as “Physician of the Year” by the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society in January of 2013 at their annual Osteopathic Seminar Banquet.

Dr. Armstrong serves as a Clinical Instructor for the Division of Dermatology at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He serves on the Board of Governors of the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Association and is a Past President of the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society. In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Osteopathic Association, Florida West Coast Dermatologic Surgeons, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association.

Dr. Armstrong lives in Palm Harbor with his wife Sheryl and his two sons, Nicholas and Devin.

 

Non-Invasive Cutaneous Oncology, Part 1

This lecture is designed to educate clinicians on the use of radiation therapy in the management of BCC/SCC cancers.

Objectives:

  1. Which NMSC’s are amenable to non-surgical options
  2. Topical Rx options for dosing and results
  3. Intralesional options for dosing and results

Needs:

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. Development of new technology
  3. Advances in medical knowledge
  4. New methods of diagnosis or treatment

References: 

  1. J. Clin Aethetic Dermatol 2015 8(12) {in press}. www.NCCN.org/professionals/physician_glslf.guidelines
  2. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. Vol 51. No 3 pp 748-755, 2001.
  3. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. Vol 52. No 4 pp 973-979, 2002.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 6

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speaker

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