George J. Hruza, MD

George J. Hruza, MD

Dr. Hruza is adjunct professor of dermatology at St. Louis University. He received his medical degree from New York University, MBA from Washington University and completed his dermatology residency at New York University Medical Center followed by a laser surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School and a Mohs and dermatologic surgery fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before his current position he was an associate professor of dermatology, surgery and otolaryngology and director of dermatologic surgery training at Washington University in St. Louis. He has trained 21 Mohs surgery fellows.

Dr. Hruza serves on four dermatology journal editorial boards. He has served on the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons, the American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), AAAHC and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Boards of Directors, as Treasurer of ASLMS and Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA) and as President of ASDS, the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) and St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society.>

He currently serves on the ASLMS Board of Directors and as Chair of the MSMA Council and  President-elect of the AAD. He has contributed more than 150 publications to the medical literature including five textbooks on laser and dermatologic surgery and has lectured on 4 continents on laser and dermatologic surgery.

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Is there Room for Private Equity in Private Practice?

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The good, the bad and the ugly of private equity in dermatology. Private equity-backed investment in the dermatology space is the most active among all the specialties. The value proposition will be very different for early, mid and late career dermatologists as well as for cosmetic, medical or surgical practices. What should one look for? […]

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