Dr. Farshad Dana was born in Iran. After high school he left his home country
and moved to Italy where he completed medical school in 1982 and a residency
in dermatology at Rome University Hospital in 1986. Following that, Dr.
Dana entered into private practice in general surgical and cosmetic dermatology.
Several years later, Dr. Dana left Italy and joined his family in Washington,
D.C. where he completed another residency in 1997 and worked in general
surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Dana’s work eventually brought
him to Humboldt County in 2007 where he was in private practice until
joining Humboldt Medical Specialists in 2010.
Dr. Dana is a fellow and member of the American Academy of Dermatology
(AAD), American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and American Society
for MOHS (ASMS).
Dr. Dana is fluent in Farsi, Italian, English and Spanish. He enjoys gardening,
painting, motorcycle riding and hiking on the North Coast.
Dr. Dana is with Humboldt Medical Specialists – Dermatology. For
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