Afsaneh Alavi, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Afsaneh Alavi, M.D is a dermatologist, with a special interest in inflammatory wounds such as hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), pyoderma gangrenosum (PG).

Her clinical focus includes:

  • Management of neutrophilic inflammatory disorders
  • Skin manifestation of gastrointestinal disorders
  • Management of chronic wounds with the concentration on inflammatory wounds

Dr. Alavi has been Principle Investigator on more than 50 clinical trials and multiple translational researches.

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Alavi is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

She has authored multiple book chapters and continues to publish in high-impact scientific dermatology journals.

  1. Biopsy
  1. 2013
    MSc - Community Health - Wound Healing and Preventative CareUniversity of Toronto
  2. 2011
    FellowDepartment of Medicine, Dermatology, University of Toronto
  3. 2007
    Fellow - Wound HealingDepartment of Medicine, University of Toronto
  4. 2007
    Residency - DermatologyKerman University of Medical Sciences
  5. 1988
    MD - DermatologyKerman University of Medical Sciences

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    President's CupCanadian Dermatological Society
  2. 2017
    Practitioner of the YearCanadian Dermatological Society
  3. 2010
    Women's Dermatologic Society Mentorship AwardUniversity of Miami
  4. 2010
    Best Oral Plenary Presentation by a Resident/Fellow AwardCanadian Dermatological Society
  5. 2010
    Best Resident Research AwardUniversity of Toronto
  6. 2009
    Colin A Ramsay Resident Teacher AwardDermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  7. 2009
    Best Poster Presentation by a Resident/Fellow AwardCanadian Dermatological Society

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Board MemberWomens Dermatology Society
  2. 2018 - present
    ChairDerm Leadership Conference, Womens Dermatology Society
  3. 2017 - 2019
    Co-Chair, Hidradenitis Suppuritiva Advances SymposiumCanadian and American Hidradenitis Suppuritiva (HS) Foundations
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberWorld Union of Wound Healing Societies; Continental Board of North America
  5. 2016 - 2020
    DirectorWound Healing Fellowship, Department of Medicine - Dermatology, University of Toronto
  6. 2016 - 2020
    ChairEducational Committee, Canadian Association of Dermatology
  7. 2016 - 2020
    DirectorCanadian Association of Dermatology
  8. 2016 - 2019
    Regional DirectorCanadian Association of Dermatology
  9. 2016
    Chair, Hidradenitis Suppuritiva Advances SymposiumCanadian and American Hidradenitis Suppuritiva (HS) Foundations
  10. 2016 - present
    Chair of Scientific SessionWorld Union of Wound Healing Societies; WUWHS 2020 meeting
  11. 2015 - 2016
    PresidentCanadian and American Hidradenitis Suppuritiva (HS) Foundations
  12. 2015
    FounderCanadian and American Hidradenitis Suppuritiva (HS) Foundations
  13. 2011 - 2019
    MemberSociety of Investigative Dermatology
  14. 2011 - 2019
    MemberWounds Canada
  15. 2011 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  16. 2005 - present
    MemberCanadian Association of Dermatology
  17. 2005 - present
    MemberCanadian and American Hidradenitis Suppuritiva (HS) Foundations
  18. 2005 - present
    MemberWomens Dermatology Society
  19. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  20. 2001 - present
    MemberCanadian Medical Association

Publications