KRF was established in 2011 by Dr. Michael H. Tirgan. Dr. Tirgan is board certified internist and medical oncologist (cancer specialist) with special interest in keloid disorder. Over past several years, Dr. Tirgan has been involved in clinical research in the filed of oncology. As his medical practice evolved to caring for patients with keloid disorder, he decided to bring his clinical research expertise to this disease. Dr. Tirgan is on staff of St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City.