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Philippe J. Abimelec, MD


34 Rue Saint James
Neuilly Sur Seine
Phone: 33-6-07387136
Fax: 33-1-42643109
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Dr. Philippe Abimelec was born and raised in Paris, France where he currently practices the specialty of dermatology, he is a consultant at Saint-Louis Hospital and has been consulting at Sabouraud Center for Hair Disease. Dr. Abimelec received his M.D. degree from Rene Descartes University in 1984 where he was graduated. He completed his dermatology residency at Saint-Louis Hospital followed by a fellowship with Dr Bernard Ackerman at New-York University Medical Center. Over the past several years, Dr Philippe Abimelec has engaged in teaching courses at Lariboisiere Saint-Louis and Pitie-Salpetriere Universities. In addition, he has lectured in Europe and North America at universities and medical meetings, including the American of Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology. Dr Abimelec has contributed to a number of dermatologic books and treaties such as Diseases of Hair and Nails, Appleton & Lange 1998, Tumors of the Hand, Taylor & Francis, 2004 and Nails: Therapy, diagnosis, surgery, 3nd ed,  Elsevier 2005. Active in a variety of professional societies, Dr. Philippe Abimelec is a fellow of the Societe Française de Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery as well as the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Education, ISHRS Fellowship Training Programs, & Board Certifications: 

Dermatology Residency: Lariboisiere Saint-Louis University, Saint-Louis  Hospital, Department  of Dermatology, A. Puissant MD,  Chairman.
Certification (1988): French Board of Dermatology.

General Medical Council Registation : N¡ 6129151

Hair Transplant Surgery
2005: Robert Bernstein M.D, New-York, New-York.
2005: William Parslay M.D, Louisville, Kentucky.
1989:  Munir Curi  M. D, Sao-Paulo, Brasil.
1990, 1991: Rolf. E. A. Nordstrsom  M. D, Annankatu 11b, 00120, Helsinki, Finland.
1991: Thomas H Alt M. D: Alt Cosmetic Surgery Center, 4920 Lincoln Drive Minneapolis  Mn 55436, USA.

1985: New York University School of Medicine: Dermatology Department of I. M. Freedberg M. D, A. B. Ackerman  M. D, Director, 530, First Avenue, New-York, NY 10016, USA.

General Dermatologic Surgery
1986: UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Chairman, R. Reisner M. D, Dermatologic Surgery Unit, R. Bennet. M. D, Director: Chs 2. 121, Los Angeles, Ca 90024 USA.
1986: University Ludwig Maximilian München, Dermatology  Department,  O. Braun-Falco  M. D, Chairman, Dermatologic Surgery Unit,  B. Konz. M. D, Director, Frauenlobstrasse 9, D 800, München, Germany.
1986: Gary Monheit M. D, Medical Tower 1717, 11 South Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama.
1989: Hospital Das Clinicas, Dermatology Department,  Sampaio M. D Chairman, Dermatologic Surgery Unit, B. Golcman, Brasil.

1986: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dept of dermatology, P. Bailin M. D, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44195,  USA.
1986: Hopital de La Croix Rouge, Centre Chirurgical des Peupliers, C. Frances  M. D.
1988: CHU de Lille, Centre Laser Pluridisciplinaire, G. Rotteleur M. D, Centre Hospitalier de Lille, Bergoend MD, Chairman, Avenue Oscard Lambert, 59037, Lille Cedex.

Memberships & Affiliations: 

American Academy of Dermatology.
French Society of Dermatology.
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery.
European Nail Society.
Council for Nail Disorders.

Publications & Presentations: 

    - American Academy of Dermatology (New-Orleans), 2005.
    - European nail society (Barcelona), 2003.
    - American Academy of Dermatology (San-Francisco), 2000.
    - American Academy of Dermatology (New-Orleans), 1999.
    - American Academy of Dermatology (Orlando), 1998.
    - European Academy of Dermatology (Dublin), 1995.
    - International Summit on Antifungal Therapy (New-York), 1995.
    - Onycholology symposium (Bruxelles), 1995.
    - 1st International Onychology Symposium (Paris), 1994

Dermatology books
    - Therapy, diagnosis, surgery, 3nd ed. Elsevier 2005.
    - Tumors of the hand, Taylor & Francis 2004.
    - LÕongle. Elsevier (Paris), 2000.
    - Cosmetologir ungueale. Encyclopedie Medico-Chirurgicale, Elsevier (Paris), 2000.
    - Pathologie de l' appareil ungueal. Encyclopedie Medico-Chirurgicale, Elsevier (Paris), 1998.
    - Diseases of hair and nails, Appleton & Lange (New-York ), 1998.
    - Traitements locaux en dermatologie. Dermatologie pratique, Doin (Paris), 1999

Publications in peer review journal
    - Lazar A., Abimelec P., Dumontier C. Full thickness skin graft for nail unit reconstruction. J Hand Surg [Br]. 2005 May;30(2):194-8.
    - Dumontier C., Nakache S., Abimelec P. Treatment of post-traumatic nail bed deformities with split-thickness nail bed grafts. Chir Main. 2002 Dec;21(6):337-42.
    - Dumontier C., Abimelec P. Nail unit enchondromas and osteochondromas: a surgical approach. Dermatol surg. 2001 mar;27(3):274-9.
    -  Abimelec P. Cosmetology and brittle nails. Rev Prat. 2000 Dec 15;50(20):2262-6. review.
    -  Van Holder C., Dumontier C., Abimelec P. Onychomatricoma. J Hand Surg [Br]. 1999 Feb;24(1):120-1.
    -  Rybojad M., Abimelec P., Feuilhade M., Morel P., Bourrat E. Familial chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis associated with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy. Treatment with fluconazole: 3 cases. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 1999 Jan;126(1):54-6. French.
    - Abimelec P., Cambiaghi S., Thioly D., Moulonguet I., Dumontier C. Subungual giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath. Cutis. 1996 Oct;58(4):273-5. Review.
Mouaci-Midoun N., Cambiaghi S., Abimelec P. Pachyonychia congenita tarda. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1996 Aug;35(2 Pt 2):334-5.
    -  Drape J.L., Idy-Peretti I., Goettmann S., Salon A., Abimelec P., Guerin-Surville H., Bittoun J. MR imaging of digital mucoid cysts. Radiology. 1996 Aug;200(2):531-6.
    -  Abimelec P., Rybojad M., Cambiaghi S., Moraillon I., Cavelier-Balloy B., Marx C., Morel P. Late painful subungual hyperkeratosis in incontinentia pigmenti. Pediatr Dermatol. 1995 Dec;12(4):340-2