A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin (including skin cancers, melanomas and moles), mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases.
For more information about this specialty, including the nature of the work, personal characteristics, residency requirements, match data, workforce statistics, compensation, and relevant links and readings, please see the AAMC page on this specialty (requires login to AAMC site. See "Specialty Pages" tab).
Dermatology at UNC
Residency Director: Cherie Ezuka
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