Gregory R. Delost DO, FAADBoard-Certified Dermatologist, Apex Dermatology, Cleveland, Ohio; Clinical Professor, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania
Dr. Gregory Delost grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. During medical school, his specific research interest was acne and he presented his work at multiple national conferences and published articles in top peer-reviewed journals. He received an award of excellence for one of his acne research papers by the American College of Osteopathic Dermatology. Recently, Dr. Delost gained national attention when CNN featured his acne research.
Additionally, he received the Young Researcher Grant from the Foundation for Osteopathic Dermatology, which supported the construction of a cutaneous lymphoma database encompassing 20 years’ worth of patients. At the end of both medical school and residency, he was recognized with an excellence in research award.
He went on to complete his internship and residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland. During residency, Dr. Delost coordinated the 2017 and 2018 Cleveland Dermatological Society annual meetings. Under the tutelage of his mentor, Dr. Neil Korman, he gained the love of managing patients with complex skin diseases, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, pyoderma gangrenosum, and autoimmune blistering conditions. Toward the end of residency, his research role shifted towards teaching and mentorship, and he was proud to mentor many medical students in publishing research projects.
Dr. Delost is proud of his osteopathic training and takes a holistic approach with emphasis on education with his patients. He sees patients of all ages for a wide range of skin conditions, encompassing medical, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. He is thrilled to continue to call Northeast Ohio his home and give back to the community through the nonprofit organization, Run for Caitlin, that he co-founded. During his free time, Dr. Delost is an avid Cleveland sports fan and he enjoys participating in events with his therapy dogs.