By Karen McBride
Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Robert Norman has practiced medicine for over 35 years. As chief physician and owner of Dermatology Healthcare, he provides services for nursing home patients. His care and compassion for his patients led him to open the Norman Center for Neurodermatology, which investigates the interactions between the brain and the skin in relation to disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Neurodermatitis, and others.
Dr. Norman enjoys giving back to the community and is a frequent medical volunteer for medical mission trips and at the Judeo Christian Health clinic of Tampa. Dr. Norman established the Norman Jewish Library and Learning Center near USF in 2012, which oversees a literacy and book donation program, in the hope that others will share his love for reading and education. His quest for knowledge and his natural gift of writing steered him to write 46 books on dermatology, medical care, and a variety of other subjects. His most recent book, Israel: The Start-Up Nation for Medical Innovation, discusses the advancements Israel has made in medical technology.
“Artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, medicine, and pharmacology are just some of the many disciplines where Israeli scientists are actively taking key roles in creating and developing new technologies,” said Dr. Norman.
Other books include Clinical Cases in Skin Cancer Surgery and Treatment, Clinical Cases in Integrative Dermatology, and Vital Signs, which is very popular with medical students throughout the world. For a complete listing of his books, go to www.skindrrob.com.
In his limited free time, Dr. Norman and his family enjoy Florida’s beautiful nature parks. His favorite parks include Hillsborough River State Park, the Ocala National Forest, and Myakka River State Park. His never-ending enthusiasm for learning about nature began at an early age.
“All my life I liked exploring and turning over logs and seeing what I could find,” said Dr. Norman.
He has shared his experiences in the articles he has written for Dunndeal Gazette newspapers. Be sure to check the next edition of the Gazette newspaper for more from Dr. Norman.
Dr. Norman has two convenient offices, located at:
8002 Gunn Highway, Tampa, FL 33626 • 10422 US Highway 301, Riverview, FL 33578
Call 813-880-SKIN (7546) for an appointment today!