Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation is the leading independent specialty pharmaceutical company in the United States focusing primarily on the treatment of dermatological and aesthetic conditions. Medicis is dedicated to helping patients attain a healthy and youthful appearance and self-image. Since our inception in 1988, we have introduced more than 30 new products and formulations, making us a prolific source of new products in the specialties we serve. Today, we have leading branded prescription products in a number of dermatological and aesthetic categories. Medicis products have earned wide acceptance by both physicians and patients due to their clinical effectiveness, high quality and cosmetic elegance.
Medicis provides award-winning support to our physician-customers as they care for their patients and build their practices. We do this through new product development, growth of existing brands, strategic acquisitions, and collaborative relationships. Our goal is to maintain a strong leadership position in customer focus, both in dermatology and aesthetics, and other specialty fields we may enter.