Andrew Frankel, C.O.O.

Chief Operating Officer

With a background in business and the Arts Mr. Frankel has over eighteen years of experience managing dermatology groups and has worked with hundreds of dermatologists to help fine tune and improve their practices. Joining Dr. Daniel Shurman to found Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners in 2012, Shurman and Frankel shared a vision for how Dermatology practices could be reshaped for excellence in care, quality of customer service, and efficiency of operations.

Mr. Frankel brings his expertise in operations, open source software know how, and leadership skills to facilitate system design, lead the growth and recruiting efforts for PDP, and lead the management team that oversees our successful operation.

A graduate of Pitzer College in California, Andrew spent several years performing cultural research in Nigeria, West Africa before moving to Seattle to attend the Univeristy of Washington. After a decade overseeing events at Seattle's Seattle Center, he founded several arts organizations focused on the arts of West Africa eventually winning support form the Ford Foundation for his projects.

In 2004, he was invited to join a small Georgia-based dermatology group seeking to grow its presence outside of Georgia. Applying his operational and leadership experience to the enterprise, Mr. Frankel helped grow the organization to dozens of locations in 9 different states.

In 2012, he joined CEO Daniel Shurman M.D. in founding Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners and spearheaded its system design, management, and operations as they grew from one location in 2012 to well over a dozen.  He continues to enjoy his work helping the company expand throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.


2018 Healthcare Innovators of the Year


Pitzer College

Univeristy of Washington