Dermatologist - Rochester

2150A South Clinton Avenue

2140B South Clinton Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618

(585) 256-0555

All our professionals at Richard M. Greene M.D., P.C. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dermatology. 

About Our Providers

 

Dr. Richard M. Greene , is a board certified dermatologist and dermatological surgeon.  After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, he entered Chicago Medical School where he earned his medical degree.  Following medical school, Dr. Greene completed a dermatology and dermatological surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  In addition to practicing private medicine, Dr. Greene is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatological Surgery and an honorary member of The Noah Worcester Dermatological Society.  Not only has Dr. Greene been named a Patients' Choice Award Winner for 2016 and 2012, he has also been recognized as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors.  Dr. Greene has been consulted as a medical resource for numerous publications including Essence, Glamor, Ladies Home Journal, New Woman, Sassy, Mirabella, Working Woman, Self, Teen, Family Circle and Women's Day.  He also appeared on local and national television and radio.

Patricia Breitung, M.S., A.N.P., Nurse Practitioner in our office who has been working with Richard M. Greene, M.D. for many years.  She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and graduated magna cum laude.  She also received her master’s degree in nursing and Adult Nurse Practitioner from the University of Rochester School of Nursing.  Tricia is dedicated to patient education regarding skin cancer prevention and healthy skin care practices.  Her special interests include treatment of psoriasis, acne, and management of challenging skin disorders.  As a nurse practitioner, Tricia has lectured on the topic of the safety of biologics for the National Foundation of Psoriasis and has served as an advisory board member for medications used to treat psoriasis, acne, and skin cancers.  She serves as a clinical preceptor for nurse practitioners as well as medical students from the University of Rochester and St. John Fisher.  Tricia is currently the treasurer of the Dermatology Nursing Association (Chapter #28), member of the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and is board certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Patricia Breitung provides treatment for both new and returning patients.

Shelby Lantier, M.S., A.N.P., Nurse Practitioner in our office.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Rochester graduating magna cum laude in 1999.  While working as a registered nurse at Strong Memorial Hospital, she completed her Masters in Science in nursing, graduating from the University of Rochester in 2007.  She is an ANCC board certified nurse practitioner and is a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association.  Prior to working in dermatology, Shelby worked as a nurse practitioner in both emergency medicine and infectious disease at the University of Rochester.  Shelby is a clinical associate at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and is a clinical preceptor for graduate students.  Shelby Lantier provides treatment for both new and returning patients.

Tina Higgs, M.S., F.N.P., Nurse Practitioner in our office. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Rochester and received her Master's Degree in Nursing from Old Dominion University in Virginia in 2006, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  Tina is a member of the Dermatology Nursing Association, American Academy of Dermatology and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to working in dermatology, Tina has worked in Plastic Surgery for 3 years and has advanced training in cosmetic injectables and has given presentations on the benefits of laser treatments and dermal injectables for skin care enhancements.  Tina Higgs provides treatment for both new and returning patients.

 

Dianne Ragan, Licensed Aesthetician in our office, Dianne has over 20 years' experience in the field of dermatology.  Dianne specializes in the latest technology to effectively treat unwanted hair, sun spots and small facial veins.  Additionally, Dianne performs a number of facial peels, facials, microdermabrasion and LED therapy.

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