Get to know Joseph F. Greco, M.D., the Medical Director for Greco Dermatology in Sarasota, Florida. With unique work experience, a great personal touch, and a legacy of medicine in his family, Dr. Greco is a nationally recognized leader in dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery.
A Double Board-Certified Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Greco is a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon specializing in skin cancer and Mohs micrographic and excisional surgery, as well as cosmetic dermatology with hair restoration and regenerative dermatology.
Meet Dr. Joseph Greco
Dr. Joseph Greco is a third-generation hair transplant surgeon following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Dr. Joseph Greco, Sr.—a pioneer in the field—and his father, Joseph Greco, PhD, PAC, a world-renowned hair transplant surgeon based in Sarasota for over three decades. Dr. Greco’s regenerative dermatology practice utilizes proprietary techniques that harness a patient’s own growth factors in a highly concentrated protein matrix for use in bio-enhanced skin rejuvenation, hair restoration, and personalized topical skin therapy.
Education and Background
Dr. Greco has been practicing dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery since 2007. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences at Cornell University in 1997. He then went to MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia for medical school, where he graduated in 2002.
His dermatology residency was also in Philadelphia—at Drexel University—and finished his specialized training with a Mohs micrographic surgery fellowship at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA from 2006 to 2007.
He completed his fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery, cutaneous oncology, and laser surgery and spent 15 years at the University of California, Los Angeles where he was the Director of UCLA Santa Monica Dermatology. He was also a Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor in the Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. In addition to being fellowship trained himself, Dr. Greco was privileged to have participated in the training of 14 Mohs micrographic surgery fellows while at UCLA. During his tenure in Los Angeles, Dr. Greco has performed over 20,000 Mohs and excisional surgery procedures.
- Double board-certified by The American Academy of Dermatology in both dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery
- Member of The American College of Mohs Surgery (the premier organization of fellowship-trained skin cancer and reconstructive surgeons specializing in Mohs micrographic surgery)
- Served as Director of UCLA Santa Monica Dermatology as well as Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
TopDoctor and SuperDoctor
Dr. Greco has been recognized as one of Southern California’s rising stars, annually as a SuperDoctor® in Southern California (2016-2022) as well as a TopDoctor® in Los Angeles in 2018. He has an extensive list of book chapters and journal articles, and he has also appeared as a faculty presenter at national conferences and workshops on surgical anatomy, advanced surgical reconstructive techniques, cutaneous oncology, hair transplantation, and novel laser and light source technologies.
Greco Dermatology: Quality and Excellence
With Greco Dermatology, Dr. Joseph Greco offers specialized treatments for skin cancer, Mohs micrographic surgery, hair restoration, regenerative dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology.
His aesthetic touch has been shaped by his years of experience in the most cosmetically demanding environment of all: Los Angeles, where A-list Hollywood celebrities were included among his patients. Dr. Greco keeps appointments as lighthearted and as fun as possible with his sense of humor and excellent bedside manner.
He understands that many patients, especially those coming in for surgery, are typically anxious, and he does everything possible to make them relaxed and at ease. He plays Spanish guitar music during his surgical repairs and is well-known for being knowledgeable, professional, warm, and light. The fundamental core of Greco Dermatology is delivering exceptional dermatologic care, but also delivering an overall incredible patient experience. Dr. Joseph Greco is the third generation in his family to practice medicine, and he proudly provides the quality of care and impact on his patients that he learned from watching his grandfather and father practice.
Dr. Greco is married to Vicky Greco, the Aesthetic Director at Greco Dermatology. They have three beautiful children: Annabelle, Sophia, and Joey. The Greco family is obsessed with sports and loves to travel, ski, golf, go boating, and make homemade Italian and Laotian meals with the family.