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David Richard Adams, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Dermatology
100 Campus Drive, Entrance 3, Suite 100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-6820 / (717) 531-6820 Fax: 717-531-4702



Patient Services Provided


Practice Locations

Professional Education

Residency, Dermatology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2001) Internship, Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (1998) M.D., Penn State Hershey College of Medicine (1997)

Research Interests


Clinical drug trials for psoriasis, dermatitis and other skin conditions.

Current Research Projects:

Plaque Psoriasis

    • Observe 5 Trial: Etancecept Safety Monitoring in Psoriasis

      Hidradenitis Suppurativa-HS

      Currently there are no FDA approved treatments for this condition. Our clinical trials office recently conducted a study using biological therapy with some encouraging results. We look to a larger study to confirm these results and possible FDA approval.


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