Filiberto Cedeno Laurent, MD, PhD, a Dermatologist with Houston Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Filiberto Cedeno Laurent, who serves patients in Texas.

Dr. Cedeno Laurent is an Ivy-League trained, board-certified dermatologist with extensive expertise in cutaneous oncology, as well as complex medical and cosmetic dermatology using surgical and non-surgical methods. He practices with Houston Dermatology & Plastic Surgery in Sugar Land and Katy, Texas.

“Imagine a place where you receive the highest standards of care for medical and cosmetic needs. A place where dreams become real, and where zest for life can be regenerated. A place where caring hands facilitate the transition from “one day” to “right now.” At Houston Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, doing the extraordinary in the lives of our patients is the cornerstone of our practice. We have the unique good fortune to see dreams made real and lives transformed – and it happens every day,” as stated on the practice’s website.

After obtaining his medical degree from Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A. Santos in Monterrey, Mexico, Dr. Cedeno Laurent joined the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland to pursue a post-doctoral research fellowship on HIV-related skin conditions. He became so passionate about the role of the immune system in the development of skin disorders that he became the first Mexican national to receive a Doctorate degree in Immunology at Harvard Medical School.

After the completion of his PhD, he trained as a dermatologist at the University of Pennsylvania, the oldest and one of the most prestigious dermatology departments in the United States. He completed a one-year fellowship in cutaneous oncology (skin cancer) and has concentrated his latest efforts in the field of procedural and cosmetic dermatology.

Having received numerous national and international awards, Dr. Cedeno Laurent’s research has been presented at numerous conferences around the world and his work has been cited by nearly 500 scientific publications. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

What’s more, the doctor is board-certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology, which is one of the 24 medical specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medical Specialties. 

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases, and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.

Outside of the office, Dr. Cedeno Laurent enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and traveling around the world. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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