Antonio P. Cruz Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Skin Cancer Treatments
Dermatologic Surgery
Laser Dermatology
Cosmetic Dermatology

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

Cruz A, Wang, A, Chang, KC, Ney, A; Campbell, R, Dufresne, Jr. RG, Surgical Pearl: Percutaneous Suspension Suture, Dermatol Surg.2012 1524-4725.2012.02405.x

Cruz, A,; Liang, C ; Gray, J; Robinson-Bostom L, McDonald C, The Appearance of Pili Annulati following Alopecia Areata, Cutis 201:89:145-147.

Lee KC, Higgins HW 2nd, Cruz AP, Dufresne RG Jr. Characteristics of Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Lip Treated Using Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Sep 18.

Lee KC, Higgins HW 2nd, Lajevardi N, Cruz AP, Dufresne Jr RG.Characteristics of Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ of the Ear Treated Using Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Sep 18.

Shimizu, I, Cruz, A, Chang, KH, Dufresne Jr, R, The Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Review, Dermatol Surg. 2011 Jul 18. p. 1524-4725.

Cruz, A, Temu T , Hines-Telang, G, Kroumpouzos, G. , PhD Paclitaxel-induced Neutrophilic Adverse Reaction and Acral Erythema, Acta Derm Venereol. 2011 Jan;91(1):86-7

Chang, KH, Dufresne, Jr., R, Cruz, A, Rogers, G, The Operative Management of Melanoma: Where Does Mohs Surgery Fit In? Dermatol Surg. 2011 Aug;37(8):1069-79

Dufresne RG Jr, Cruz AP, Zeikus P, Perlis C, Jellinek NJ, Dermabrasion for Actinic Cheilitis., Dermatol Surg, 2008 Jun;34(6):848-50.

Cruz AP, Campbell RM, Perlis CS, Dufresne RG Jr Double Purse-string Closure for Scalp and Extremity Wounds, Dermatol Surg, 2007 Mar;33(3):369-73.

Biswas DK, Martin KJ, McAlister C, Cruz AP, Graner E, Dai SC, Pardee AB., Apoptosis caused by chemotherapeutic inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB activation., Cancer Research 01/2003,Vol:63 (2), p290-5.

Biswas DK, Cruz A, Pettit N, Mutter GL, Pardee AB., A therapeutic target for hormone-independent estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers., Molecular Medicine 01/2001 , Volume: 7 (1), Pages: 59-67.

Biswas DK, Dai SC, Cruz A, Weiser B, Graner E, Pardee AB., , The nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kappa B): a potential therapeutic target for estrogen receptor negative breast cancers., Proc Natl Acad Sci , 08/2001, Volume: 98 (18), p.10386-91.

Biswas DK, Cruz AP, Gansberger E, Pardee AB., Epidermal growth factor-induced nuclear factor kappa B activation: A major pathway of cell-cycle progression in estrogen-receptor negative breast cancer cells., Proc Natl Acad Sci 07/2000 , Volume: 97 (15), Pages: 8542-7.

Biswas DK, Cruz AP, Pardee AB, Detection of the level of estrogen receptor and functional variants in human breast cancers by novel assays., Biotechniques, 11/2000 , Volume: 29 (5), Pages: 1056-60, 1062-4.

research overview

Dr. Cruz's research focuses primarily on the surgical and non-surgical management of skin cancer.