Pennsylvania Dermatologists - Penn Hershey Dermatology

Our central Pennsylvania dermatologists are the providers of choice among residents in central Pennsylvania.  More than 40,000 patient visits occurred at offices in Hershey, Harrisburg, and State College. Over the last few years, we improved access with additional appointments, evening clinic hours, and an innovative open access clinic for acute problems.

Our specialty services include patch testing for skin allergies, advanced evaluation of hair and scalp disorders, interpretation of skin pathology, occupational dermatology, acne treatment, UVL therapy, lasers and biologic infusions for psoriasis, and cosmetic procedures.

The department is nationally recognized for superb academic clinicians, as evidenced by our faculty being included among the Best Doctors in America national database.  A leader in patient satisfaction, we are one of the highest ranked clinics for patient satisfaction within the Medical Center, Pennsylvania Dermatologists, and nationally.

On October 29, 2013 Penn State Hershey Dermatology clinic received an award for Medical Group Outstanding Patient Satisfaction scoring above the 90th percentile.

Dermatology Physicians scoring above the 90th percentile nationwide for 2012-2013 are:

  • Jennie Clarke, M.D., James G. Marks, M.D., Christie Travelute, M.D., and Andrea Zaenglein, M.D.

Dermatology Physicians scoring above the 75th to 90th percentile nationwide for 2012-2013 are:

  • Bryan Anderson, M.D., Thomas Davidowski, M.D., Sara Ferguson, M.D., Jeffrey Miller, M.D., and Diane Thiboutot, M.D.

View some of our videos with our dermatology specialists at Penn State Hershey who discuss skin cancer on the rise, skin cancer removal, keeping your skin safe during the summer, as well as our education, mission, vision and values.

 

 

Patient Care – The Reward of Healing

2013

  • Dr. Elizabeth "Vinny" Seiverling joined the faculty in July 2013.
  • Dr. Catherine Chung joined the faculty in September 2013
  • UPC Clinic in top 10 percentile nationwide Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction – Star Site.
  • 17 faculty scored in the top 10 percentile in Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction.
  • 12 faculty recognized in Best Doctors in America.
  • Open 3 additional practice sites – Camp Hill, Mount Joy, and Palmyra.
  • Patient Visits:   UPC – 31,643    State College – 15,067    Camp Hill – 737     Cancer Institute  840      
  • Plastic Surgery – 56    Peds Specialty Clinic – 261     Nyes Road – 7,319     Mount Joy – 449     Palmyra – 461 TOTAL PATIENT VISITS: 56,833
  •  Skin pathology cases:  In-Hospital:  10,150  Outside: 6,526  TOTAL PATHOLOGY CASES:  16,676

2012

  • UPC Clinic in top 10 percentile nationwide Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction – Star Site.
  • 11 faculty scored in the top 10 percentile in Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction.
  • 12 of the faculty were recognized in Best Doctors in America.
  • Dr. Galen Foulke received the HMC Intern of the Year Award
  • Patient Visits:   UPC - 31,068    State College – 10,701   Camp Hill – 86   Cancer Institute  827  
  • Plastic Surgery   83   Peds Specialty Clinic – 257     TOTAL PATIENT VISITS:  50,800
  •  Skin pathology cases:  In-Hospital:  12,995  Outside: 794

2011

  • Cosmetic services now offered at our dermatology clinic.
  • Top 10 percentile nationwide in Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction- Star Site. These physicians Scored in the 99th percentile for patient satisfaction.
    • Christie Ammirati, M.D.
    • Bryan Anderson, M.D.
    • Elizabeth Billingsley, M.D.
    • Jennie Clarke, M.D.
    • James Marks Jr., M.D.
    • Jeffrey Miller, M.D.
  • Physician scoring in the 90-98th percentile-
    • Joslyn S. Kirby, M.D,
  • Dermatology scored above the 90th percentile for Medical Group Outstanding Patient Satisfaction.

2010

  • Lance D. Wood was a recipient of the resident of distinction Award.
  • Dr. Diane Thiboutot started a cosmetic clinic.
  • Top 10 percentile nationwide in Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction- Star Site
  • 12 faculty were recognized in Best Doctors in America.
  • Patient Visits: UPC- 25,830   Nyes Road- 9,940
  • Renovation of clinic space at the University Physicians Center completed.
  • Skin pathology cases: 7,129(HMC) 10,353(Outside) 17,481(Total)
  • Dr. Elizabeth Billingsley - International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  • Dr. Christie Ammirati- Fellow, International College of Surgeons
  • Dr. David Adams- Delegate to the United States Pharmacopeia Convention

2009

  • Top 10 percentile nationwide in Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction – Star Site
  • 12 of the faculty were recognized in Best Doctors in America
  • 38,971 patient visits
  • Expansion of clinic space into University Physicians Center suite 200 approved
  • 19,201 skin pathology cases
  • Dr. Elizabeth Billingsley - International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  • Dr. Christie Ammirati - Fellow, International College of Surgeons
  • Dr. David Adams - Delegate to the United States Pharmacopeia Convention