Daniel Zivony, MD received his undergraduate degree at Emory University and his medical degree at Ohio State University. This was followed by his dermatology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Colorado and a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic surgery at the Center for Surgical Dermatology in Columbus, Ohio. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and the American Board of Dermatopathology.

Dr. Zivony taught and practiced dermatology as a full-time faculty member at Emory university from 1998 to 2001. He’s widely published in medical journals and textbooks. Dr. Zivony has lectured extensively in the Asheville area. He has been interviewed on several occasions by local and national publications. Dr. Zivony moved to Asheville in 2003 and founded Advanced Dermatology and Skin Surgery in a cramped office on Asheville’s south slope. Since that time, Advanced Dermatology and Skin Surgery has grown to become a regional center for excellence in dermatology, skin cancer treatment, and vein disorders.

Dr. Zivony enjoys trail running, skiing, photography and practices taekwondo.


Patient Testimonials

“Everyone is always professional, friendly and efficient [at Advanced Dermatology]. [Dr. Zivony] is a caring, talented surgeon who is a perfectionist, friendly and not hurried. He is always interested in patient comfort with ready answers to questions.”  -Stan J.

“Great and very informative! I would recommend Dr. Zivony to family and friends!”  -Terry B.

“Friendly, efficient and reassuring. A pleasant and professional atmosphere-office and staff.”  -Anne C.

“Absolutely the most efficient and excellent medical care I ever received. The staff is wonderful, caring, compassionate and helpful.”       -William S.

“My visit was a follow-up to Mohs surgery.  The visit and surgery results could not have been better.  Dr. Zivony and his staff are outstanding.”      -John M.

“My surgery experience was excellent. They explained what to expect and answered all of my questions.  I liked the staff  very much, they were very caring.” -Audrey S.

“I am very pleased with the surgery. The results were better than what I expected.  Dr. Zivony’s bedside manner was very comforting and I liked the staff very much.”-Keith G.

“I didn’t think that undergoing surgery could actually be a ‘good’ experience, but for me it was. It was good because I knew I was getting quality medical treatment, but also for one very unexpected element: kindness. I felt treated with great kindness and consideration. It was helpful to be told what was coming at each step and to be asked if I was ready. All these little things seemed to bring one comfort, confidence and peace.” -Betsy K.

“I had a very good experience at Advanced Dermatology in Asheville. I would highly recommend Dr. Zivony to anyone who needs a Mohs surgeon and I can highly recommend anyone in the staff-from receptionists to assistants.” -Karen W.

“Great! I felt Dr. Zivony really cared about me as a person.” -Marcia M.