Charlotte Dermatologist Patrick McElgunn Named to Best Doctors in America List

Best Doctors in America list represents top 5 percent of doctors in U.S.

Online PR News – 29-April-2011 – – Patrick McElgunn, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist with Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology in Charlotte, NC, has been named to the 2011 – 2012 Best Doctors in America list. Each year, Best Doctors, Inc. conducts the largest independent survey of the medical profession to form an unbiased list that represents the top 5 percent of doctors in the U.S. in over 400 specialties and subspecialties across the country.

“To say I am honored to be included in this respected list of high-quality medical practitioners is an understatement,” said Dr. McElgunn. “The Best Doctors in America list includes the nations most respected and outstanding primary care physicians. It’s a great privilege to be included in this group of medical professionals for whom I have significant admiration.”

Dr. McElgunn specializes in cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. He has taught laser surgery techniques to fellow doctors and has been an examiner of prospective laser surgeons for the American Board of Laser Surgery. With equally extensive experience in cosmetic fillers, Dr. McElgunn is recognized as a premier injector of Botox®, Dysport®, Restylane®, Juvederm® and other fillers and instructs other dermatologists and plastic surgeons in filler injection techniques. Dr. McElgunn has a vast experience in general dermatology and sees patients of all ages for all dermatology concerns. He also lectures groups of physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners on dermatologic therapy.

About Best Doctors
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About Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology
Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology is a regional practice offering dermatology and plastic surgery services. With three convenient offices in Charlotte, Gastonia and Hickory, board certified doctors are available to help people meet their cosmetic and skin care goals. For more information, please visit