Randy Dotinga
Randy Dotinga is a medical writer based in San Diego, Calif.
Reflections on legacies, lessons and inspirations
The New Year is a time during which most of us celebrate the idea of fresh starts. It’s also a time of reflection. In the spirit of this New Year, Dermatology Times asked several top dermatologists to ponder their legacies.
An authentic picture of the aging face
Think you know your way around the aging face? Think again. New research challenges assumptions about how the face changes over time.
Toxin vs toxin: How do you choose?
Botox, Dysport and Xeomin may share similarities, but several factors can affect the best way to choose which is best for your individual patients.
More evidence links psoriasis to depression
More evidence links psoriasis to depression
A recent study provides more evidence that patients with psoriasis–even mild cases–face a higher risk of major depression, a finding that could lead dermatologists to alert patients with the condition and even screen them for mental health issues.
Biosimilars for cancer treatment on the U.S. horizon
Cancer treatments are expected to dominate much of the first wave of biosimilars in the U.S. This Q&A discussion looks at some of the questions pharmacists have about use of biosimilars in cancer treatment.
Adding biosimilars to formularies: The pharmacist's role
Pharmacists on P&T committees are going to face issues that range from biosimilar naming systems to challenges in dispensing and costs.
Factors to consider before genetic testing
Genetic tests can provide insight even if they don’t point to a cure. Expert explains when it's time to order a test.
Can stress cause skin disease?
Science is finally catching up to common sense when it comes to the idea that stress worsens skin conditions.
Strategies to avoid diagnostic errors
Diagnostic errors are the third leading cause of death. One expert shares strategies for reducing misdiagnosis.
Special dermatologic needs for men who have sex with men
Men who have sex with men—a category that includes gay and bisexual men—have unique needs for dermatologic care because they are at higher risk for some STDs.


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