Dr. Gallagher is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Contact Dermatitis Society and a member of the American Medical Association.
Dr. Gallagher graduated from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with a bachelor’s degree in American History and Literature. Dr. Gallagher received his medical degree and did his internship at the University of California, San Francisco, and he completed his dermatology residency at New York University in New York City. After his residency, Dr. Gallagher was appointed assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at New York University. While there, he trained dermatology residents and served as director of the Residency Selection Committee. He also maintained a private dermatology practice with NYU’s Faculty Practice. He co-founded the first medical-student-operated free clinic in Manhattan and received university recognition for this contribution to community health.
Dr. Gallagher has co-authored various chapters in the textbook Current Dermatologic Diagnosis and Treatment. He has also been published in the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Contact Dermatitis. In Colorado, he has been interviewed for articles on skin care by the Denver Post, the Boulder Daily Camera and the Longmont Times-Call, and he has appeared on Denver radio to answer questions about skin cancer. Dr. Gallagher has made numerous national and regional presentations on dermatology.
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