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Scott Fosko, M.D.

Department of Dermatology
Saint Louis University Center for Health Outcomes Research


  • M.D. from the University of Maryland

Research Interests

  • Cutaneous oncology
  • High-risk cutaneous neoplasms
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Melanoma and lentigo maligna
  • Mohs’ cutaneous micrographic surgical technique
  • Quality improvement in Mohs surgery
  • Correlation of Wood’s lamp and histopathologic assessment of melanoma

Honors and Awards

  • 1980 Alpha Epsilon Delta 
  • 1986 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 2001 Saint Luke’s Award, Saint Louis University Hospital
  • 2002 White Coat Charter Member, Saint Louis University Hospital
  • 2004 National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals
  • 2004 Best Doctors in America
  • 2005 Best Doctors in St. Louis
  • 2005 Best Doctors in America
  • 2006 Best Doctors in St. Louis
  • 2006 Best Doctors in America
  • 2007 Best Doctors in St. Louis
  • 2007 Best Doctors in America
  • 2008 Best Doctors in St. Louis
  • 2008 Best Doctors in America

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow
  • New England Dermatologic Society
  • Philadelphia Dermatologic Society
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Fellow
  • Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • St. Louis Dermatologic Society
  • St. Louis Facial and Plastic Reconstruction Society
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Missouri Dermatologic Society
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • The Skin Cancer Foundation
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine White Coat Society

Community Work and Service

  • Media Events: Television on local affiliates for CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox & local cable channels.
  • Good Morning America (February 2007)
  • Multiple newspaper articles, consumer journals such as Readers Digest, Prevention, Men’s Health, Glamour and US News and World Report
  • 1993 Annual Skin Cancer Screenings, St. Louis Dermatology Society, Department of Dermatology
  • 1997-2000 Parish Council, Christ the King Catholic Church
  • 2000-2008 Annual Skin Cancer Screenings, St. Louis Dermatological Society
  • 2004 Medical Advisory Board, Melanoma Hope Network
  • 2004 Annual Skin Cancer Screening, St. Louis Dermatological Society