Anatoli Freiman, MD, FRCPC, DABD

Toronto Research Centre
4256 Bathurst Street, Suite 204
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M3H 5Y8


Specialty: Dematology

Dr. Anatoli Freiman

 Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratoses, Alopecia, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Botox, Cosmetic Treatments, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rosacea, Seborrheic Dermatitis

Dr. Anatoli Freiman is a Board Certified Dermatologist in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Freiman completed dermatology training at the University of Toronto and received further specialized education at Harvard and New York University.  He is a media spokesperson, a lecturer at medical conferences and is a widely published author of over 100 publications in dermatology.  Dr. Freiman teaches dermatology at the University of Toronto and is a consultant dermatologist on staff at the York Central Hospital and the Women’s College Hospital in Toronto.

Dr. Anatoli Freiman has a large medical practice treating acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, excessive sweating, rashes, skin cancers, infections, and numerous other conditions of the skin, hair and nails.


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Papp K, Albrecht L, Barber K, Bourcier M, Dion P-L, Freiman A, Gooderham M, Guenther L, Gulliver W, Hong C, LLynde C, Poulin Y, Siddha S, Toole J, Toth D, Vender R, Wasel N, Wiseman M. An open letter to Health Canada. J Cutan Med Surg 2017 May 22; 21(3): 195-6. [Epub 2017 May 1]. doi: 10.1177/1203475417704642

Freiman A, Mufti A.  You’re never too young for skin cancer.  Canadian Skin 2016 Summer; 7(2): 4-5.

Freiman A, Barankin B. Acne review newsletter. 2016 Jan.

Freiman A.  5 Essential skin care tips from dermatologist.  Canadian Skin 2015 Summer; 6(2): 4-5.

Freiman A.  Teledermatology in Canada position statement. Canadian Dermatology Association 2015.

Stein Gold L, Kircik L, Fowler J, Jackson JM, Tan J, Draelos Z, Fleischer A, Appell M, Steinhoff M, Lynde C, Sugarman J, Liu H, Jacovella J; Ivermectin Phase 3 Study Group. Long-term safety of ivermectin 1% cream vs azelaic acid 15% gel in treating inflammatory lesions of rosacea: results of two 40-week controlled, investigator-blinded trials. J Drugs Dermatol 2014 Nov; 13(11):1380-6. PMID: 25607706

Freiman A, Barankin B. Dermatology Highlights newsletter. Nov 2013.

Freiman A, Barankin B.  Psoriasis. CMAJ 2013 Feb 19; 185(3):E174. Epub 2012 Sep 4. PMID: 22949562

Freiman A, Barankin B.  Five things to know about…: acne. CMAJ 2012 Sep 18; 184(13):1497. Epub 2012 Feb 21. PMID: 22353591

Kraft J, Freiman A.  Management of Acne.  CMAJ 2011 Apr 19; 183(7):E430-5. PMID: 21398228

Sladden MJ, Barzilai DA, Freiman A, et al. Surgical excision margins for localised cutaneous melanoma. Cochrane Systematic Review 2009. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009; 7(4).

Freiman A, Borsuk D, Barankin B, Sperber GH, Krafchik B. Dental manifestations of dermatologic conditions. J Am Acad Dermatol 2009; 60(2):289-298.

Freiman A. Common skin conditions: acne, psoriasis, eczema. Patient Care Clinical Practice Guide 2009; 16-22.

Freeman SR, Greene RE, Kimball AB, Freiman A, Barzilai DA, Muller S, Duke JK, Dellavalle RP. US dermatology residents' satisfaction with training and mentoring: survey results from the 2005 and 2006 Las Vegas Dermatology Seminars. Arch Dermatol 2008; 144(7):896-900.

Freiman A. Dermatology: a specialty of miracles. Dermanities 2008; 2(5).

Freiman A. Dermacase. Angioedema. Can Fam Physician 2007; 53(2):231, 247.

Freiman A, Sasseville D. Treatment of mycosis fungoides: overview. J Cutan Med Surg 2006; 10 (5):228-233.

Freiman A, Kalia S, O’Brien EA. Dermatologic signs. J Cutan Med Surg 2006; 10(4):175-182.

Freiman A, Natsheh A, Barankin B, Shear NH. Dermatology postgraduate training in Canada: CanMEDS competencies. Dermatol Online J 2006; 12(1):6.

Freiman A, Ting PT, Barankin B, Stanciu M, Rudnisky C. Ophthalmologic manifestations of cutaneous conditions. Ophthalmologica 2006; 220(5):281-284.

Freiman A, Brassard A. Pyoderma gangrenosum associated with isotretinoin therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol 2006; 55(5S):S107-S108.

Freiman A, Tessler O, Barankin B. Apert syndrome. Int J Dermatol 2006; 45(11):1341-1343.

Freiman A, Nguyen K, Watters AK. Ecchymotic groin plaques in an immunocompromised man. CMAJ 2006; 174(10):1412.

Barankin B, Freiman A. Misnomers in dermatology. J Cutan Med Surg 2006; 9(6):284-288.

Freiman A, Sasseville D. Antifungal drugs in dermatology. Derm Rounds Canada 2006; 5(1):1-6.

Freiman A. Opportunities for Canadian dermatology residents. CDA Bulletin 2006; 13(3):17-18.

Bouganim N, Barankin B, Freiman A. Mnemonics in dermatology. Int J Dermatol 2006; 45(1):81-82.

Freiman A, Sasseville D. Treatment of mycosis fungoides: an evidence-based approach. Derm Rounds Canada 2006; 4(1):1-6.

Freiman A, Borsuk D, Sasseville D. Dermatologic emergencies. CMAJ 2005; 173(11):1317-1319.

Freiman A, Barzilai DA, Barankin B, Natsheh A, Shear NH. National appraisal of dermatology residency training: a Canadian study. Arch Dermatol 2005; 141(9):1100-1104.

Barzilai DA, Freiman A, Dellavalle RP, Weinstock MA, Mostow EN. Dermatoepidemiology. J Am Acad Dermatol 2005; 52(4):559-573; quiz 574-578.

Freiman A, Rosen N, Sasseville D, Wang B, Carey W, Muhn CY. Dermatologic surgery practice and skin cancer treatment in Canada: results of a national survey. Dermatol Surg 2005; 31(1):27-32.

Freiman A, St-Jacques M, Onerheim R, Sasseville D. Fever and necrotic nodules on the extremities. Arch Dermatol 2005; 141(8):1035, 1038.

Freiman A. Ringworm. J Am Acad Dermatol 2005; 53:252.

Freiman A, Ting PT, Miller M, Greenaway C. Papulonecrotic tuberculid: a rare form of cutaneous tuberculosis. Cutis 2005; 75(6):341-346.

Freiman A, Bouganim N. History of cryotherapy. Dermatol Online J 2005; 11(2):9.

Freiman A, Gratton D. Vitiligo. Derm Rounds Canada 2005; 4(5):1-6.

Freiman A, Bouganim N, O’Brien EA. Case reports: mitozantrone-induced onycholysis, associated with subungual abscesses, paronychia and pyogenic granuloma. J Drugs Dermatol 2005; 4(4):490-492.

Freiman A. Dermatology education websites. CDA Bulletin 2005; 12(2):11.

Freiman A. Mentorship in dermatology. CDA Bulletin 2005; 12(2):10.

Freiman A. Literature critical appraisal: a tool for journal clubs. CDA Bulletin 2005; 12(2):8-9.

Freiman A. Dermacase. Henoch-Schönlein purpura. Can Fam Physician 2005; 51(4):511-512.

Freiman A, Bird G, Metelitsa AI, Barankin B, Lauzon GJ. Cutaneous effects of smoking. J Cutan Med Surg 2004; 8(6):415-423.

Freiman A, Yu J, Loutfi A, Wang B. Impact of melanoma diagnosis on sun-awareness and protection: efficacy of education campaigns in a high-risk population. J Cutan Med Surg 2004; 8(5):303-309.

Freiman A, Barankin B, Elpern DJ. Sports dermatology part 1: common dermatoses. CMAJ 2004; 171(8):851-853.

Freiman A, Barankin B, Elpern DJ. Sports dermatology part 2: swimming and other aquatic sports. CMAJ 2004; 171(11):1339-1341.

Ting PT, Freiman A. The story of Clostridium botulinum: from food poisoning to Botox. Clin Med 2004; 4(3):258-261.

Freiman A, Nguyen K, Muhn CY, Srolovitz H, Billick RC. Erythematous groin plaque in a patient with multiple myeloma. CMAJ 2004; 171(1):32.

Florian M, Freiman A, Magder S. Treatment with 17-beta-estradiol reduces superoxide production in aorta of ovariectomized rats. Steroids 2004; 69(13-14):779-787.

Freiman A, Al-Layali A, Sasseville D. Patch testing with thimerosal in a Canadian center: an 11-year experience. Am J Contact Dermat 2003; 14(3):138-143.

Freiman A, Khanna M, Muhn CY, Billick RC. Ultraviolet autorepigmentation in scleroderma. J Am Acad Dermatol 2003; 49(5):960-961.

Freiman A, Muhn CY, Trudel M, Billick RC. Leukemia cutis presenting with fingertip hypertrophy. J Cutan Med Surg 2003; 7(1):57-60.

Freiman A, Ting PT. History of Mohs micrographic surgery. Dermanities 2003; 3(1):12.

Muhn CY, Freiman A, Carey W. Mohs Surgery: is curettage and electrodessication a thing of the past? Derm Rounds Canada 2003; 2(3):1-6.

Freiman A, Hakim MD, Billick RC. Hailey-Hailey disease (Benign Familial Pemphigus): carbon dioxide laser therapy. McGill Journal of Medicine 2002; 6(2):100-103.

Freiman A, Rosenthal D. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. U of T Medical Journal 2001; 79(1):52-55.

Freiman A, Rosenthal D. Dermatitis Herpetiformis. U of T Medical Journal 2001; 79(1):52-55.

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