Darrell S Rigel

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Darrell Rigel

Clinical Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Contact Info

212-684-5964


Education

1978 — George Washington Univ, Medical Education
— NYU Medical Center (Dermatologic Surgery), Clinical Fellowships
1978-1979 — New York Hospital (Medicine), Internship
1979-1982 — NYU Medical Center (Dermatology), Residency Training

Research Summary

A. Oncology/Surgery

1. Sunlight/Ultraviolet light and its effects on the skin.

2. Risk, etiologic and prognostic factors in malignant melanoma, squamous-cell carcinoma, basal-cell carcinoma and other cutaneous malignancies.

3. Establishment, management and analysis of computerized data bases as means for above.

4. Application of results from above to improved surgical technique and patient management to improve cure rates in these diseases.

5. Etiologic factors in aging of the skin - medical and surgical therapy.

6. Development of improved techniques for dermatologic surgery (skin cancer removal, hair transplantation, resurfacing.)

B. Computer Applications in Dermatology/Medicine

1. Computer aided recognition of histologic characteristics of lesions. Computer aided spatial and contrast enhancement of morphology.

2. Direct applications to prognosis and improved patient care.

3. Computer aided instruction in dermatology. Application in an out-patient setting.

4. General office management computer applications.

Research Keywords

melanoma, skin cancer, photaging, photoprotection

Analysis of Trends in Geographic Distribution and Density of US Dermatologists
Glazer, Alex M; Farberg, Aaron S; Winkelmann, Richard R; Rigel, Darrell S. Analysis of Trends in Geographic Distribution and Density of US Dermatologists. JAMA dermatology. 2017 Feb 1;:?-? (2425182)

Frequency of total body skin examinations among US dermatologists
Stevenson, Mary L; Glazer, Alex M; Cohen, David E; Rigel, Darrell S; Rieder, Evan A. Frequency of total body skin examinations among US dermatologists. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2017 Feb;76(2):343-344 (2412922)

Identification of high-risk cutaneous melanoma tumors is improved when combining the online American Joint Committee on Cancer Individualized Melanoma Patient Outcome Prediction Tool with a 31-gene expression profile-based classification
Ferris, Laura K; Farberg, Aaron S; Middlebrook, Brooke; Johnson, Clare E; Lassen, Natalie; Oelschlager, Kristen M; Maetzold, Derek J; Cook, Robert W; Rigel, Darrell S; Gerami, Pedram. Identification of high-risk cutaneous melanoma tumors is improved when combining the online American Joint Committee on Cancer Individualized Melanoma Patient Outcome Prediction Tool with a 31-gene expression profile-based classification. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2017 Jan 19;:?-? (2418212)

Sun Protection by Beach Umbrella vs Sunscreen With a High Sun Protection Factor: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Ou-Yang, Hao; Jiang, Lily I; Meyer, Karen; Wang, Steve Q; Farberg, Aaron S; Rigel, Darrell S. Sun Protection by Beach Umbrella vs Sunscreen With a High Sun Protection Factor: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA dermatology. 2017 Jan 18;:?-? (2418322)

Dermatologists' Perceptions, Recommendations, and Use of Sunscreen
Farberg, Aaron S; Glazer, Alex M; Rigel, Adam C; White, Richard; Rigel, Darrell S. Dermatologists' Perceptions, Recommendations, and Use of Sunscreen. JAMA dermatology. 2017 Jan 1;153(1):99-101 (2280022)