What is a Family Physician with a Focused Practice in Dermatology?A Family Physician with a Focused Practice in Dermatology is a Family Medicine Specialist who has pursued additional training and expertise in the field of dermatology. These physicians have gained their expertise through various international training programs as well as from teachers and mentors. Ask your doctor about their training if you want more information. They have been licensed to practice medicine by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of their respective province. A former Family Physician who has narrowed their scope of practice brings their previous training and experience in primary care and general practice to the holistic care of their patients with skin disease.