Michael H. Tirgan, MD is a medical oncologist who specializes in the treatment and research of keloid disorder. He began seeing keloid patients through his oncology practice and soon realized the need for highly trained specialists to treat this deeply misunderstood and complex disorder of the skin.
In 2008, Dr. Tirgan began focusing his practice on the non-surgical treatment of keloid and now is the only physician in North America with a pure specialty practice that is limited solely to the treatment of individuals with this disorder. He has treated approximately 900 keloid patients, adults and children, with all types of keloid.
He is an avid researcher of keloid and has published peer-reviewed articles on his findings. His dedication and sole focus on helping keloid patients, coupled with his vast clinical experience, have allowed him to develop unparalleled expertise in treating this complicated disorder.
Dr. Tirgan is an attending physician at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and Rockefeller University Hospital in New York, NY. He is also a clinical instructor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.