Houston Dermatologist, Leonard H. Goldberg, MD, FRCP, FAAD

Dr. Goldberg, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, is world-renowned in the field of Dermatologic surgery.  
He is a leader in the field of Mohs surgery and skin cancer and is both a recognized speaker and author of more than 350 publications on this subject.
He was Chief of Dermatologic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and is a member of numerous professional societies and committees, including the American Academy of Dermatology.
He is a Fellowship Director for the American College of Mohs Surgery, a member of the Texas Dermatology Society and a past president of the Houston Dermatological Society.
Dr. Goldberg is Chief of Dermatology at Houston Methodist Hospital and Director of the Fellowship program.
He is a staff member of Houston Methodist Hospital and is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine.
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  • ITMP Outstanding Contribution Award, ASDS 2018
  • Frederic E. Mohs Award for Career Achievement, ACMS 2016
  • GME Faculty Teaching Award, Houston Methodist 2016-2017
  • The Iron Surgeon Award, ASDS 2014


  • 1982 – 1986 Chief of Services, Harris County Hospital District
  • 1982 – 1989 Cancer Education Committee, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2001 – 2002 Board of Directors & Executive Council, Texas Dermatological Society
  • 2001 – 2002 The Scientific Assembly Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • 2003 – 2005 Actinic Keratosis Network Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2009 Vice Chair, Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society Campaign, Houston, Texas

National Education & Voluntary Organizations

  • 1989 – 1996 The Methodist Hospital, Skin Cancer Screening, Houston, Texas
  • 1990 – Present Skin Cancer Foundation, Medical Advisor
  • 2001 – 2002 Houston Dermatological Society, Skin Cancer Screening Day, Houston, Texas
  • 2002 American Academy of Dermatology & American Academy of Dermatology Association: Actinic Keratosis, Skin Cancer, Mole Screening, Houston, Texas, September
  • 2015-2018 Houston Dermatological Society Board of Director, including 1 year President

Board Certification

  • 1972 Membership Royal College of Physicians (U.K.)
  • 1973 Internal Medicine, South Africa
  • 1978 American Board of Dermatology
  • 1989 Fellowship Royal College of Physicians (U.K.)

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Association of Surgical Faculty
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Dermatological Society
  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • International Society of Dermatology
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Skin Cancer Foundation, Member of the Robins Fund
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Texas Dermatological Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Board & Trustee Memberships

  • 2001 – 2002 Board Member, Texas Dermatological Society
  • 2001 – 2002 Trustee, Texas Dermatological Society
  • 2013 – 2017 Board of Directors Member, ASDS and ASDA
  • 2007 – Present Vice-President, Board Member, Skin Cancer Foundation
  • 1978 – Present Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

Editorial Boards

  • 1988 – 1989 Editor, Skin Cancer Foundation Journal
  • 1994 – 2000 Turkish Journal of Dermatopathology
  • 1996 – 2000 Assistant Editor, Journal of Dermatologic Therapy
  • 1997 – 2002 Assistant Editor, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery

Review Panels

  • Archives of Dermatology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology

Read Dr. Goldberg’s full CV

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Goldberg, use the online form or call our Main St. location at (713) 791-9966 or call the Methodist Hospital – Smith Tower location at (713) 441-5667.

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