Thomas F. Downham II, MD, a Dermatologist with Henry Ford Medical Center – Taylor

Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Thomas F. Downham II, who serves patients in Taylor, Michigan.

With nearly 50 years of vocational experience to his credit, Dr. Downham II has been serving as a dermatologist at Henry Ford Medical Center-Taylor since 1978. Some of the areas that he specializes in are general dermatology, hives, poison ivy, poison oak, acne, basal cell carcinoma, birthmarks, dermatitis, dry skin, ulcers, plantar warts, rash, ringworm, shingles, skin tags, and liver spots.

Alongside his clinical role, he has been serving as a Clinical Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan since 1974. Additionally, he holds hospital privileges at Henry Ford Hospital, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Beaumont Hospital, Taylor & Beaumont Hospital, Trenton.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor in 1970. He then went on to serve his internship in internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in 1971, followed by his residency in dermatology at Wayne State University in 1974.

With an unwavering commitment to his specialty, Dr. Downham II is board-certified in dermatology and dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology, a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education, and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology.

Among his professional affiliations include the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, the National Psoriasis Foundation, the Dermatology Foundation, the American Venereal Disease Association, the International Society of Tropical Dermatology, and the American Medical Association.

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.

An expert in his field, Dr. Downham II has conducted various publications in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Archives of Dermatology, and the International Journal of Dermatology.

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