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Peter Schalock

Peter C Schalock MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School; Dermatologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Peter Schalock M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon and his M.D. from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. After an internal medicine internship at Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon, he completed his residency in dermatology at Dartmouth Medical School/Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dr. Schalock is a board-certified dermatologist and an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.

He has lectured nationally and internationally on contact dermatitis (rashes caused by something contacting the skin), skin allergy testing for allergic contact dermatitis (patch testing), and rashes caused by workplace contacts (occupational skin disease). Dr. Schalock has a special interest in skin and systemic reactions caused by metal devices. He has also authored numerous scholarly articles, edited a dermatology textbook and co-authored reviews, textbook chapters, and editorials. Professionally, he is a member of the numerous societies including the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Contact Dermatitis Society, where he served on the Society's Board of Directors and Education Committee. As well as general dermatology, his clinical and academic interests are in allergic contact dermatitis/patch testing, occupational skin diseases (work-related skin conditions, rashes), and Nevi (moles).

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Metal Implants and Allergy