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Michael Whitworth, DO, FAOCD
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Dr. Whitworth graduated cum laude from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He served his internship at Providence Hospital Southfield, Michigan, and his residency at Michigan State University/Oakwood Southshore Hospital. While at Oakwood Southshore, he served as chief resident. Dr. Whitworth served as clinical research director for biologic studies involving psoriasis, as well as an acne and cosmetic filler study.

He is a fellow member of the American Society for Mohs Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dr. Whitworth’s memberships include, American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, American Society for Mohs Surgery, Michigan Dermatological Society and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Complex Closures


  1. Understand different treatment options for complex closures
  2. Learn new techniques when considering complex closures
  3. Introduction to potentially new flaps


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


Robinson JK, Hanke CW, Siegel DM, Fratila A. Surgery of the Skin: Procedural Dermatology, Second Edition.

Willey A, Papdopoulos D, et al. “Modified Single-Sling Mycutaneous Island Pedicle Flap: Series of 61 Reconstructions.” Dermatologic Surgery. 2008;34:1527-1535.

Martinez J, Cook J, Otley C. "The Keystone Fasciocutaneous Flap in the Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Wounds." Dermatologic Surgery. 2012;38:484-489.

Core Competencies:

1, 2, 3, 6


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