About Lawrence Charles Parish MD

Dr. Lawrence Parish is a board-certified dermatologist providing medical and cosmetic dermatology services to patients in the Philadelphia area at Parish Dermatology.

Dr. Parish attended the University of Michigan and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. degree.  He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston in 1963 prior to being an intern at the Philadelphia General Hospital. He completed his dermatology training at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Parish is currently Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He holds visiting professorships at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, and Zagazig University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. He has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine (Honoris Causa) by the Sofia University Faculty of Medicine.

He is author of over 500 papers and is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinics in Dermatology and SKINmed: Dermatology for the Practitioner.

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