Prior to starting his solo dermatology practice in 1999, Dr. Richard Assaf received his undergraduate degree at Miami of Ohio. From there:
- Medical School: University of Cincinnati 1990
- United States Navy Flight Surgeon, 1990-1994
- Medical Mycology, University Hospitals, 1995
- Photobiology, Case Western and University Hospitals, 1996
- Dermatology Residency, CWRU/UH, 1996-1999.
Dr. Assaf lives in Avon Lake with his wife and his 3 children.