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Eliot Mostow, MD., MPH., is certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is currently Head of the Dermatology Section at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and on the clinical faculty at Case Western University Department of Dermatology.
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1985.
- Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, University of Michigan, 1981
- Masters in Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1986
- Epidemiology Training Program Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, 1986-1989
- Internship Training in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Program, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1985-1986
- Dermatology Residency, University of Michigan, 1989-1992
- Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Dermatology, 1992-1993
- Professor and Chair, Dermatology section, NEOMED, 1998-present. Head of Dermatology Dept. June 2002, started as Assistant Professor 1993.
- Associate Professor Clinical Medicine, Dept. Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University College of Medicine, 1993-present
- President of the Cleveland Dermatological Society, 2006-2008.
We are very excited to welcome Jacqueline Graham, MD to Akron Dermatology. Dr. Graham was raised in the Akron area, and is looking forward to practicing medicine in her hometown.
She graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and
Chemistry, and received her Doctor of Medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University. In
medical school, Dr. Graham received highest honors, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega
Alpha Honors Society and the Gold Humanism Honors Society.
She has been involved with numerous volunteer activities and health education initiatives,
including the American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery, the establishment of
NEOMED’s Free Clinic for underserved populations, and the development of a health and
fitness program geared towards children.
Following medical school, Dr. Graham completed her Dermatology residency at Geisinger
Medical Center in PA. She has published a variety of research articles and book chapters, and
has presented this information at regional and national meetings. Dr. Graham’s experience
encompasses many facets of Dermatology. She is trained to care for both adult and pediatric
medical dermatology, cosmetic and laser treatments, and dermatologic surgery. In her free
time, Dr. Graham enjoys learning new languages, dancing, hiking with her Golden-doodle,
cooking, and traveling!
We are excited to welcome Raj Patel, MD to Akron Dermatology! An Akron native, Dr. Patel is happy to be returning to Northeast Ohio. He obtained his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree specializing in Health Economics from Emory University and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Dr. Patel completed his Dermatology Residency at Geisinger Medical Center where he served
as Chief Resident and received The O. Fred Miller Golden Curette Award for caring for each
patient with equanimity, compassion, and kindness. Dr. Patel is experienced in treating a wide
array of adult and pediatric dermatologic concerns including medical dermatology, the early
detection of skin cancers utilizing dermoscopy, cosmetic and laser treatments, and dermatologic
His unique background in health economics affords him the ability to navigate our complex
healthcare system in a patient-centered and cost-conscious manner. He is an avid Cleveland
sports fan and enjoys spending his free time hiking, biking, visiting his favorite local eateries, and traveling the world.
Mihir M. Shah, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained Mohs and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the treatment and management of skin cancer. He also has extensive experience treating high risk patients, such as organ transplant recipients, and rare tumors.
Dr. Shah grew up in Richfield, OH. He went to medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and did his residency training in Dermatology at Stony Brook University Hospital.
After residency, Dr. Shah pursued a fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology (Mohs Surgery) under the leadership of world-renowned expert, Dr. C. William Hanke at the Laser and Skin Surgery Institute of Indiana. During his fellowship, Dr. Shah completed over 2,000 cases of Mohs surgery and facial reconstruction. Dr. Shah was also involved in clinical trials evaluating cutting edge therapy in aesthetic techniques and products. As part of his training, Dr. Shah worked with plastic surgeons and oculoplastic specialists for advanced reconstructive experience.
Dr. Shah is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and American Medical Association.
In his leisure time, Dr. Shah enjoys traveling, skiing, hiking, Cleveland sports, and spending time with his family. He also volunteers with local and national organizations to perform skin cancer screenings.