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Dr. David Alkek

Skills and Specialties

Dr. Alkek is skilled to diagnose, treat, and manage all skin conditions, and he is well-regarded as a dermatologist who specializes in unique procedures that no one else in the area performs. He performs hair transplant and hair restoration surgery, laser surgery, and treats and manages both common and complex skin conditions.

Meet Dr. David Alkek

With more than 50 years of experience in the Dallas area, Dr. David Alkek is a highly esteemed cosmetic and surgical dermatologist on staff with the Dallas location of Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery Center. He is on the editorial board of “Vitality” magazine and regularly appears on radio, TV, and in national magazines as an expert in his field. Dr. Alkek was voted “# 1 Cosmetic Surgeon in Dallas” by the Dallas Business Journal, and was selected as “One of 32 Flawless Cosmetic Surgeons” in the nation by Self Magazine.

Training and Leadership

Dr. Alkek graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and did his dermatology residency at Temple University Skin and Cancer Hospitals in Philadelphia. He is a Clinical Professor with the Dermatology Department at Southwestern Medical Center where he actively teaches dermatologic surgery. He has given numerous lectures, and has 18 published articles and chapters in books. Dr. Alkek was the founding president of the North Texas Dermatologic Surgery Society and past president of the Dallas Dermatologic Society, and Texas Cosmetic Surgery Society. He is a member of numerous national and international societies of cosmetic surgery and dermatology, laser surgery and hair replacement surgery. He recently published a book on science and philosophy, “The Self-Creating Universe.” Please check out his book website at:




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