Meet Dr. Brandon Kirsch

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Brandon Kirsch, MD, FAAD started his career as a lawyer and holds law degrees from the University of Western Ontario (LL.B.) and Georgetown University (LL.M. Securities and Financial Regulation). He completed medical school at Brown University, an internship at the Mayo Clinic and dermatology residency at the University of North Carolina. He is licensed to practice law in both New York and Ontario, Canada and holds medical licenses in California, Colorado, Florida and North Carolina. Dr. Kirsch is honored to have received support for his education from the American Mensa Cooper Memorial Scholarship, Alpert Medical School Carpenter Traveling Fellowship, Walsh Medical Scholarship, Ontario Law Foundation Graduate Fellowship and the Western Scholarship of Distinction.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Kirsch is Vice President, Therapeutic Area Head - Dermatology at the global biopharmaceutical company Arena Pharmaceuticals and Chief of Dermatology at the Naples Community Hospital. At Arena, he is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the clinical science team. Dr. Kirsch is also a co-founder and member of the board of directors at ClearifiRx.com, a dermatologist-led online platform providing personalized prescriptions to treat skin conditions.

Dr. Kirsch has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, Dermatology Times, The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, The Journal of Cancer Immunology Research, The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, Reason, The Wall Street Journal, The Toronto Star, The Providence Journal, and The Jacksonville Times-Union.

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