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June 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 12

Cleveland Clinic Weston Appoints Chairman of Dermatology

June 10, 2020 - Paul X. Benedetto, MD has been named Chairman of Dermatology at Cleveland Clinic Weston. He will be based at both the Weston and Parkland locations. 
Dr. Benedetto specializes in skin cancers and dermatologic surgery. He has published numerous scholarly articles on topics ranging from an atypical spindle cell neoplasm, to polyotia to benign subcutaneous tumors. His area of specialization is Mohs surgery and reconstruction after skin cancer removal. 
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Weston, Dr. Benedetto was a partner with Dermatologic SurgiCenter in Philadelphia, Penn. practicing surgical, cosmetic and medical dermatology. He was also an associate staff physician at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio after completing a fellowship in Procedural Dermatology, a residency in Dermatology and an internship in Internal Medicine there.  
“We are pleased that Dr. Benedetto has joined our team of talented caregivers who provide our patients with world-class care,” said Rodolfo J. Blandon, MD, MBA, President of Cleveland Clinic Weston.” 
Dr. Benedetto received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Penn. He also completed post baccalaureate premedical studies at the University of Pennsylvania and has a bachelor- of-arts degree in English, Spanish and Italian Literature from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Penn. 
Dr. Benedetto has served as a researcher in a number of clinical trials investigating new treatment options for Atopic Dermatitis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and the use of novel topical wound dressings and Botulinum toxins. He has given lectures both nationally and internationally.
About Cleveland Clinic Weston 
Cleveland Clinic Weston, part of Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region, is a nonprofit, multi-specialty, academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. With locations in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Parkland, West Palm Beach, Wellington, and Palm Beach Gardens, Cleveland Clinic Weston has more than 250 physicians with expertise in 55 specialties. The medical campus is fully integrated and includes diagnostic centers, outpatient surgery and a 24-hour emergency department located in the state-of-the-art hospital. Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region now includes Cleveland Clinic Indian River and Cleveland Clinic Martin Health and has hospitals and outpatient centers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties. The Florida region is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where providing outstanding patient care is based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Physicians at Cleveland Clinic are experts in the treatment of complex conditions that are difficult to diagnose. For more information about Cleveland Clinic Florida, visit Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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