Dr. Alan Menter was born in England and received his dermatology residency training in South Africa. He subsequently undertook further postgraduate training and research at Guy's Hospital and St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London, England. After moving to the United States, he completed a fellowship in Dermatology at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He was Board Certified in dermatology in 1977.
Dr. Menter has written over 200 articles, 2 books, and 10 book chapters in peer reviewed medical publications, and has an international reputation as a clinician/researcher. In 2004, he spearheaded the formation of the International Psoriasis Council, for which he currently serves as President.
His recent international lectures include Brasilia, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Florence, Istanbul, London, Madrid, and Tokyo, as well as national lectures in Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, San Antonio, and St. Louis. He has presented at various American Academy of Dermatology conferences and at the World Congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aries in 2007.