Samy Badawy, MD
Dr. Samy Badawy is Skin Smart’s dermatologic surgeon. His focus is managing the care of patients with skin cancers. Combining the use of Mohs Micrographic surgery with expert reconstructions, he achieves exceptional results for his patients.
Understanding that patients are very anxious about skin cancer on the face, Dr. Badawy has a talent for making his patients feel safe and at ease, while also removing the malignant tissue with untraceable results. When patients come back and tell him that they can’t even see where he operated, he knows he has done his job.
With an eye for detail, Dr. Badawy also specializes in leg vein management, as well as aesthetic expertise in skin rejuvenation using lasers, ultrasound, soft tissue fillers and neuro-muscular blockers. With over 20 years of experience, he is able to achieve lasting results in a comfortable setting for his patients.
Dr. Badawy earned his MD at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, now known as the Drexel University School of Medicine. Before earning his Medical Degree in 1986, he attended Cornell University, followed by graduate studies at the Université de Bordeaux II, in France.
Postgraduate training included internships at Roger Williams General Hospital, Brown University Hospital System and Sinai Hospital through Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Badawy completed his surgical residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and additional laparoscopic surgical training at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Badawy is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PMS), the American Society of Dermatological Surgery (ASDS), the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS), the American College of Phlebology (ACP), and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. (ASLMS)
In his free time, Dr. Badawy enjoys walks in nature, and cooking for his family and friends. He also maintains a practice of inner contemplation through meditation and self-inquiry, which has lent to the aesthetically pleasing environment at Skin Smart. He is happily married to Dr. Toby Shawe and they have three wonderful children and two energetic dogs.