Abhishek Aphale, MD, Joins Section of Dermatology at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Abhishek Aphale, MD
Abhishek Aphale, MD
PHILADELPHIA (July 21, 2016) — Abhishek Aphale, MD, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

“I am so excited to join Fox Chase,” Aphale said. “I look forward to working with everyone in the community.”

Aphale earned his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. He completed his residency training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and a Procedural Dermatology Fellowship at the Dermatologic Surgicenter in Drexel Hill, PA.

Board-certified in Dermatology, Aphale specializes in Mohs surgery and reconstruction and cutaneous oncology. His research interests include squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma and rare cutaneous tumors.

Aphale is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence six consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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