Robert M. Melnikoff, MD. CM, FAAD has the longest continuous clinical practice in dermatology in the San Francisco Peninsula/Silicon Valley having maintained a private practice from 1963 to the present. Dr. Melnikoff received his undergraduate and MD/CM degrees at McGIll University in Montreal, Canada and following a period of training in general surgery completed his dermatology residency training at Stanford University in 1963.He was certified by the American Academy of Dermatology in 1964 and has been on the Clinical Faculty of Dermatology at Stanford University from 1966 to the present time. He currently holds the position of Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Emeritus at Stanford University Medical School. In this capacity he has participated in the postgraduate training of most of the Stanford dermatology residents in the past 40 years.