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Joseph Jorizzo

Joseph L. Jorizzo MD

Professor of Dermatology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York

Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, is Professor, Former and Founding Chair of the Dermatology Department at Wake Forest University and Professor of Dermatology at the Weill Cornell School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate medical degrees from Boston University 6 year AB/MD Program and completed his internship in internal medicine and residency and Chief Residency in Dermatology at North Carolina Memorial (UNC) Hospital. He was a fellow at St John’s Hospital Dermatology Institute in London.

Dr Jorizzo has been on myriad councils, committees, and advisory boards.  He has participated on the editorial boards of major dermatology journals including the Archives of Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, among others. He is a member of many professional dermatologic groups, including the American Dermatologic Association Society of Investigative Dermatology, Dermatology Foundation, Women’s Dermatology Association and the American Academy of Dermatology where he served as Vice President.

Dr Jorizzo has co-edited several books, including Dermatological Signs of Internal Disease by Callen and Jorizzo and Dermatology by Bolognia, Jorizzo and Rapini for Elsevier. Additionally, he has authored and co-authored over 250 articles and abstracts.

Dr. Jorizzo has been the recipient of a number of national and international honors, including multiple America’s Best Doctors listings. He has spoken at hundreds of dermatology meetings in the US and around the world.