Meet Dr. O'Donoghue

Dr. O'Donoghue completed his Master's Degree in Physiology at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and went on to graduate from the prestigious Georgetown University School of Medicine.

His internship for Internal Medicine was at Tulane University, and he completed his residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

After completing his residency in 2000, Dr. O'Donoghue decided to go into private practice in Sarasota.

Dr. O'Donoghue and the staff at O'Donoghue Dermatology specialize in the treatment of skin cancer and other diseases of the skin, hair and nails, as well as cosmetic services including laser skin resurfacing, sclerotherapy, chemical peels, and injectable fillers.

Dr. O'Donoghue is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a board member and fellow of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.

Dr. O'Donoghue is a proud member of the American Medical Association and the Sarasota County Medical Association, and he is a staff member at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

His many accolades include "Best Dermatologist in Sarasota", "America's Top Dermatologist", "Most Compassionate Doctor Award", "Patients' Choice Award", and he has been recognized by the Consumers' Research Council of America as one of "America's Top Physicians" every year since 2003.

Dr. O'Donoghue has had numerous scientific articles published in national peer-reviewed dermatology journals, he regularly delivers presentations and lectures on the latest treatments for medical and cosmetic dermatological conditions, and he is currently working on a book about skin cancer prevention.

The staff at O'Donoghue Dermatology of Sarasota Florida is ready to help make your visit a pleasant experience.

Dr. O'Donoghue's Resume


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Current Section Chief of Dermatology for the SMH Dept of Medicine Residency Program

Past President of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons 


Graduate - Georgetown University Graduate School, Washington, DC
    -Dept of Physiology Masters Degree Prog., 1990-1991

Medical School - Georgetown University, Washington, DC
    -Doctor of Medicine Degree, 1991-1996

Internship - Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    -Internal Medicine Internship, 1996-1997

Residency - Georgetown University/ Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
    -Dermatology Residency, 1997-2000

Private Practice-Sarasota Dermatology, Sarasota, Florida, 2000-Present 

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology 


Past Treasurer, Past Vice President, and currently President of the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
Delegate of Florida Medical Association 2014-2016
American Academy of Dermatology Fellow
Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons Fellow
Member of the American Medical Association
Member of the Sarasota County Dermatology Association


"Erosive Lichen Planus" - Presented at Microscopic Symposia at
March 1999 AAD Mtg, New Orleans, La.
Presenter at Amer. Soc. of Dermpath. Mtg Nov 1999, LaJolla, Ca.
Lectures presented at Washington Hospital Center 1997-200:
Epidermal lipids, Photobiology, Amyloidosis, Laser therapy,
Occupational Dermatoses, Nail disorders and Genodermatoses.
Skin Cancer: The Whole Story - Plymouth Harbor /Sarasota Bay Club 


- Erosive lichen planus with an unusual plasma cell infiltrate masquerading as secondary syphilis

- Bilateral Subcutaneous Island Pedicle Flap for Lower Extremity Surgical Defects - Cosmetic Dermatology October 2008 Volume 21 No.10

- The use of serial skin biopsies to determine the efficacy of IV steroids in the treatment of toxic epidermal necrolysis Published in Cutis

- Extensive EM with an unusual delineated presentation: A case report Submitted for publication

- Novel Use of a Pressure Bandage for Assistance During Surgery - Cosmetic Dermatology April 2009 Volume 22 No. 4

Optimal Aging - "Vitamin D and the Sun" Author
Longboat Observer "What's up Doc?" Contributor
Siesta Key Observer "Sunscreen Use and Misuse" Author
Blab TV Channel 21 - "Doctors in Our Community" 

Co-investigator in multi-center study to determine the efficacy and
tolerability of Finasteride(Propecia) 1mg on hair loss in men aged 41 to
60 with androgenetic alopecia

Investigation of the efficacy of the oral antimicrobial, Linezolid against
VRE and MRSA-soft tissue infections 

Recipient of the National Institute of Health Summer Research Award

Consumer Research Council of America's "Guide to America's Top
Physicians" 2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008

Castle Connolly's "America's Cosmetic Doctors" 1st and 2nd editions

Continuing Medical Education award from AAD and AMA

National Register's, Strathmore's and United's Who's Who Registry

National Congressional Committee's Physician Advisory

Board Physician of the Year and Chairman's Honor Roll

Laser resurfacing, Sclerotherapy, Chemical peels, Collagen/Restylane, Botox, Skin Cancer




Office hours:

Monday - Thursday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

O'Donogue Dermatology
1952 Field Road
Sarasota FL 34231

Ph: 941-926-7546

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