Frank T. Armstrong, D.O. is a highly recognized long standing member of the medical community in Pinellas County, Florida. Although he is dually trained in dermatology and internal medicine, his practice is focused in dermatology, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. He did complete residencies and passed board exams in both internal medicine and dermatology.
Dr. Armstrong has been honored as one of America’s Top Physicians by the Consumers’ Research Council of America each year from 2006-2013, showing his commitment to practicing medicine and patient care. The Consumers’ Research Council of America compiled a list of Dermatologists utilizing a point value system to choose the top Dermatologists. This method uses a point value for criteria that we deemed valuable in determining top health care professionals.
The criteria that was used and assessed a point value is as follows:
Experience: Each year the Dermatologist has been in practice
Training: Education and Continuing Education
Professional Associations: Membership in Professional Medical Associations
Board Certification: Completing an approved residency program and passing a rigid examination on that specialty
Guide to Americas Top Physicians – Dr. Frank Armstrong, DO
Dr. Armstrong was also selected as “Physician of the Year” by the Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society in January of 2013 at their annual Osteopathic Seminar Banquet.
Dr. Armstrong received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. He then earned a degree in Nuclear Medicine at Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts. He received his Medical Degree from the University of New England – College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine where he graduated with honors and also received the esteemed “Graduate with Distinction” award which is bestowed upon the one graduate the medical school faculty feels “possesses those qualities the faculty would seek in their family physician”. Dr. Armstrong completed his Internal Medicine residency at the St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Armstrong trained in Dermatology at the Sun Coast Hospital/Nova Southeastern University in Largo, Florida, where he now is a Clinical Instructor for the Dermatology Residency Program. As Co-Chief Resident at the Sun Coast Hospital in Largo, Florida, Dr. Armstrong earned the Koprince Lecture Award, the Connetics Resident Examination Award and was voted Resident Liaison by his colleagues.
- Pinellas County Medical Association
- Florida West Coast Dermatologic Surgeons
- Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
- Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine – Division of Dermatology, Nova Southeastern University, Health Professional Division, College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine – Division of Dermatology, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Board of Governors, Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Association
- Past President, Pinellas County Osteopathic Medical Society
Dr. Armstrong believes firmly in providing highest quality care. He is committed to making sure his patients are given education on their diagnosis and treatment and that all questions are answered to their satisfaction. His office provides a warm atmosphere with friendly staff that is never too busy to accommodate his patient’s needs.
Dr. Armstrong lives in Palm Harbor with his wife Sheryl and his two sons, Nicholas and Devin.