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Victor Allen Neel, MD, PhD

Director, Dermatologic Surgery

  • Phone: 617-726-1869
Department of Dermatology
Clinical Interests
Cancer surgery
Minimally invasive aesthetic surgery
Mohs surgery
Skin cancer
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
PhD, Rockefeller University
MD, Weill Cornell College of Medicine
Residency, Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship, Ron Moy, MD, Inc.
Board Certifications
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
Patient Gateway
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Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

BiographyVictor A. Neel, M.D. Ph.D, is a board-certified dermatologist and has completed nearly 14,000 Mohs procedures, making him one of Boston's most experienced and knowledgeable Mohs surgeons. 
Dr. Neel is the Director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Dermatologic Surgery Unit. He graduated from Princeton University; received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College; and his Ph.D. in genetics from Rockefeller University. He completed his dermatology residency at Brown University School of Medicine. Afterwards, he became a fellow in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology at the UCLA School of Medicine.

Professionally, Dr. Neel is a member of several professional associations including American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS) and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), where he is a preceptor (teacher) for several procedures. Dr. Neel is also Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. He is a co-author of numerous peer-reviewed and non-peer reviewed publications in print, online media, and other media regarding issues such as skin cancers and Mohs surgery, as well as minimally invasive procedures to help aging skin. He has a particular interest in the biology of skin cancer and the genetics of aging, and has several ongoing clinical studies and basic research projects.

Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-1869
Fax: 617-726-7417