A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Lifshitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was selected as a University Scholar and Pennsylvania Medical Scholar. As an undergraduate at Penn he was awarded a stipend to perform basic science research in developmental biology.
In 2002, Dr. Lifshitz received his M.D. degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. At UT Med, Dr. Lifshitz earned the MD Anderson Cancer Center summer research stipend, volunteered in the children’s tobacco-free education program, and was also elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Dr. Lifshitz successfully completed an internal medicine internship and a dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a board-certified licensed dermatologist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery.
As a general dermatologist, Dr. Lifshitz specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. He treats patients of all ages, including children. He has a special interest in skin cancer, moles, eczema, psoriasis, and acne.
In his leisure time, Dr. Lifshitz enjoys traveling, exercising, reading, and spending time with his family and friends. He is married and has two children. Dr. Lifshitz speaks Hebrew fluently.