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Dr. Anna Drosou - DermSurgery Associates
Anna Drosou, MD - Certified by American Board of Dermatology

Anna Drosou , MD

Contact Info – Pearland

Anna Drosou, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist with fellowship training in procedural (surgical and cosmetic) dermatology. Originally from Greece, Dr. Drosou received her medical degree from the Medical School at the University of Athens, Greece in 1997. She received several scholastic achievement awards and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Upon graduation she completed a research fellowship in Wound Healing, followed by internship and residency in Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at University of Miami’s School of Medicine. Dr. Drosou furthered her skills with an additional year of intensive training as a Procedural Dermatology Fellow under the direction of Dr. Leonard Goldberg at DermSurgery Associates and Houston Methodist Hospital, in Houston, Texas. She is fluent in English and Greek.

A patient’s choice as one of the “Best Doctors for Dermatology,” Dr. Drosou has received numerous awards for her research and presentations. She is a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology (ABD). She has participated in several research trials and authored multiple book chapters, abstracts and articles in dermatologic peer-reviewed journals.

Prior to her relocation in Houston, she was practicing dermatology in Florida for several years and served as an instructor at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology. Currently, she is excited to be serving the Pearland community with all their skin care needs including medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She is skillful with patients of all ages and skin types. Her interests include the detection and treatment of skin cancers and pre-cancers and she specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction after removal of skin cancers. Dr. Drosou provides customized treatment plans for skin care, based on the patients’ skin type, age, and individual preferences. Her training and experience with botulinum toxin, fillers and chemical peels ensure natural outcomes for her patients.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Peer-reviewed Journal articles

1. Myxoid Neurofibroma: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Trieu D, Drosou A, Goldberg LH.
Accepted for publication to Dermatologic Surgery Journal, August 2014.

2. Reconstruction of a Large Defect on the Superior Helical Rim: Bilateral Transposition Flap
Trieu D, Drosou A, Goldberg LH .
Submitted to Dermatologic Surgery Journal, December 2013.

3. Combined rotation and transposition flap for repair of defect involving the nasal ala, cutaneous lip and medial cheek after removal of Basal Cell Carcinoma.
Drosou A, Trieu D, Goldberg LH
Submitted to Dermatologic Surgery Journal, December 2013.

4. Scalpel-made holes on exposed scalp bone to promote second intention healing.
Drosou A, Trieu D, Goldberg LH
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014; 71(2):387-8

5. Transposition pedicle flap of the posterior ear.
Trieu D, Drosou A, Goldberg LH.
Submitted to Dermatologic Surgery Journal, January 2014

6. Detecting Spindle Cell Squamous Carcinomas with Toluidine Blue in Frozen Sections.
Trieu D, Drosou A, Goldberg L, Asadi A
Accepted for publication to Dermatologic Surgery Journal

7. The perineural corona sign: enhancing detection of perineural squamous scell carcinoma during Mohs micrographic surgery with toluidine blue stain.
Drosou A, Trieu D, Goldberg L, Asadi A.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014; 71(4):826-7

8. Bilateral mucosal island pedicle flap for upper cutaneous and vermillion lip defect involving cupid’s bow.
Drosou A, Trieu D, Goldberg L.
Submitted to Dermatologic Surgery Journal Dec 2013.

9. “Strawberry Gums” In Sarcoidosis.
Kowalczyk JP, Ricoti CA, De Araújo T, Drosou A, Nousari CH.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2008;59(5S):S118-20

10. Infantile midline facial hemangioma with agenesis of the corpus callosum and sinus pericranii: another face of the PHACE syndrome.
Drosou A, Benjamin L, Linfante I, Mallin K, Trowers A, Wakhloo AK, Thaller
SR, Schachner LA. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
2006;54(2): 348-52

11. Use of a bioengineered skin equivalent for the management of difficult skin defects after pediatric multivisceral transplantation.
Drosou A, Kirsner RS, Kato T, Mittal N, Al-Niami A, Miller B, Tzakis AG.
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2005;52(5):854-8.

12. Use of infliximab, an anti-tumor necrosis alpha monoclonal antibody, in inflammatory dermatoses.
Drosou A, Kirsner RS, Sullivan T, Welsh E, Kerdel FA. Journal of Cutaneous
Medicine and Surgery 2003;7(5):382-6.

13. Barrier and antibacterial properties of 2-octylcyanoacrylate-derived wound treatment films.
Mertz PM, Davis SC, Cazzaniga AL, Drosou A, Eaglstein WH. Journal of
Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, 2003;7(1):1-6

14. Antiseptics on wounds: an area of controversy.
Drosou A, Falabella A, Kirsner RS.
Wounds, 2003;15(5):149-166

15. Wound healing research laboratory
Drosou A.
European Tissue Repair Society Bulletin, 2002;9(1): 10-13

Book chapters

1. Ch. 137: Actinic Keratosis.
Goldberg LH, Trieu D, Drosou A. In W Abramovitz, Y Har-Shai et al.(Eds).
Dermatologic Cryosurgery. Springer Science.

2. Wound microbiology and the use of antibacterial agents.
Martin LK, Drosou A, Kirsner RS. pages 83-103 in Wound Healing, 2005. Editors: AF Falabella, RS Kirsner.

3. Cutaneous wound healing models in swine.
Drosou A, Mertz P. pages 689-705, in: Wound Healing, 2005. Editors: AF Falabella, RS Kirsner.

4. Wound microbiology and the use of antibacterial agents.
Kirsner RS, Martin LK, Drosou A. pages 155-182 in The Epidermis in Wound Healing, 2003. Editors: Rovee David

5. Keratinizing disorders.
Drosou A, Kirsner RS. pg 9-25 in Just the Facts in Dermatology, 2003. Editor: Kerdel FA.

Abstracts

1. Detecting Spindle Cell Squamous Carcinomas in Toluidine Blue. Trieu D, Drosou A, Goldberg LH. Poster Abstract. Mohs College Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2014.

2. Second Intention Healing of Postoperative Defects of the Lower Eyelid. Drosou A, Trireu D, Goldberg LH. Oral Presentation. Mohs College Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2014.

3.Clinicopathologic Correlations. Zapolinski T and Jacob SE, Unwala R, Steele T,
Charles C, De Araujo T, Drosou A, Sullivan T, Kerdel FA, Connelly EA, Blasini
W, Romanelli P. 64th Annual Meeting for the American Academy of Dermatology, Mar 3-7, 2006, San Francisco, CA.

4. Use of infliximab, an anti-tumor necrosis alpha monoclonal antibody, in dermatologic diseases. Drosou A, Kirsner RS, Welsh E, Sullivan T, Kerdel FA. July 2002, World Congress of Dermatology, Paris, France; November 2002, Psoriasis: from gene to clinic, London, UK

5. The effect of a Super Saturated Oxygen (SOS) emulsion on second degree burn wound healing on an animal model. Davis SC, Cazzaniga AL, Drosou A, Silver JL, Mertz PM. April 27-30, 2002, Symposium of Advanced Wound Care, Baltimore, Maryland

6. The effect of a Zinc / Iron solution as compared to a topical growth factor on epithelization of partial thickness wounds. Mertz PM, Cazzaniga AL, Drosou A, Davis SC. 2002 Wound Healing Society meeting, Baltimore, Maryland

7. In vitro evaluation of the bactericidal activity of three wound antiseptics against biofilms of common wound pathogens. Drosou A, Cazzaniga AL, Davis SC,
Silver JL, Mertz PM. April 27-30, 2002, Symposium of Advanced Wound Care,
Baltimore, Maryland. (1st award for laboratory research presentation)

8. A Zinc / Iron solution stimulates epithelialization of second degree burn wounds. Mertz PM, Cazzaniga AL, Drosou A, Davis SC. 2002 Wound Healing Society meeting, Baltimore, Maryland

9. Effective treatment of difficult abdominal skin defects after pediatric multivisceral transplantation with bioengineered skin. Drosou A, Kirsner RS, Kato T, Mittal N, Al-Niaimi A, Miller B, Tzakis AG. August 25-30, 2002, XIX International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Miami, Florida, USA.

10. In vivo evaluation of the bactericidal activity of three wound antiseptics against biofilms of common wound pathogens. Drosou A, Cazzaniga AL, Davis SC, Silver JL, Mertz PM. May 1-4, 2002, Society of Investigative Dermatology meeting, Miami, Florida.