Michael H. Tirgan, MD
Dr. Tirgan is a board-certified internist and medical oncologist (cancer specialist) with a special interest in keloid disorder. In 2011, Dr. Tirgan established Keloid Research Foundation, a non-profit medical research, and educational organization, with the mission of fostering scientific research in keloid disorder and promoting education, advocacy, and service to those who suffer from this disorder. He is the main organizer of the Keloid Symposium and an advocate of international collaboration among all clinicians and scientists who have an interest in clinical or laboratory research of keloid disorder. He has been an invited speaker to several international meetings and has presented his clinical research and outcome results as well as treatment strategy for managing keloid patients. Over the past several years, Dr. Tirgan’s medical practice has been focused on the treatment of patients with keloid disorder. Dr. Tirgan is on staff at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s / Roosevelt Hospital Center as well as the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York City.