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Cherie M. Ditre, MD

Cherie M. Ditre, MD Physician

Director, Skin Enhancement Center Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Dr. Ditre is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Cherie M. Ditre

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

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Clinical Specialties


  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology, 1992

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acne Scar
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Angioma
  • Benign Neoplasm of Skin
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Lip
  • Birthmarks
  • Cellulite
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cherry Angioma
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Laser Eyelid Surgery
  • Crows Feet
  • Cryosurgery of Skin Lesions
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesions
  • Destruction of Premalignant Skin Lesion
  • Dyschromia
  • Electrosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Erythema
  • Excess Skin of Eyelid
  • Excision of Benign Lesions
  • Facial Aging
  • Folliculitis
  • Frown Lines
  • Furuncle
  • Hemangiomas
  • Hirsutism
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hyperpigmentation of Eyelids
  • Juvederm
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keloid Scar Removal
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Lentigo
  • Lipoma
  • Liquid Facelift
  • Liver Spots
  • Melasma
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Milia
  • Petechiae
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Restylane
  • Rosacea
  • Sebaceous Hyperplasia
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Fillers
  • Skin Pigmentation Disorders
  • Skin Resurfacing and Rejuvenation
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Striae
  • Sun Damaged Skin
  • Sunspots
  • Telangiectasia
  • Unwanted Hair
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center


American Academy of Dermatology, National American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, National American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, National American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), National Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Philadelphia Dermatological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ditre is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

I completed first study that was approved by IRB No. 809287 for the first cosmetic dermatology study at Radnor entitled: Comparison of 30% Salicylic Acid Peel versus Pneumatic Broadband Light in the Treatment of Mild to Moderately Severe Facial Acne Vulgaris ( paper in progress); now starting second acne study 2 started April 30, 2010 approved by IRB No. 811425: Comparison of Pneumatic Broadband Light plus Adapalene 0.3% gel versus Adapalene 0.3% gel Monotherapy in the Treatment of Mild to Moderately Severe Facial Acne vulgaris.

Selected Publications:

Ditre CM: Practical Uses of Retinols and Applications in Dermatology Cosmetic Dermatol 19 : 2005.

Ditre CM: Treatment of Actinic keratosis and Photodamaged Skin with 5% 5-Fluorouracil and Glycolic Acid Peels”. Cosmetic Dermatol 17 (3): 2004.

Ditre CM: Glycolic Acid Peels Dermatologic Therapy 13 : 165-172,2000.

Ditre CM: Glycolic acid Peels Skin & Aging : 1998.

Ditre CM: Skin Changes in Menopause Spain : 1997.

Ditre CM: Glycolic Acid Peels Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery : 43-52,1998.

Bernstein EF, Underhill CB, Lakkakorpi J, Ditre CM, Uitto J, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Citric acid increases viable epidermal thickness and glycosaminoglycan content of sun-damaged skin Dermatolog Surg 23 (8): 689-694,1997.

Ditre CM, Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Effects of alpha-hydroxy acids on photoaged skin: A pilot clinical, histologic and ultrastructural study J Am Acad Dermatol 34 (2 Pt 1): 187-195,1996.

Griffin TD, Murphy GF, Sueki H, Telegan B, Johnson WC, Ditre CM, Yu RJ, Van Scott EJ: Increased factor XIIIa transglutaminase expression in dermal dendrocytes after treatment with alpha-hydroxy acids: Potential physiologic significance J Amer Acad Dermatol 34 (2 Pt 1): 196-203,1996.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine at Radnor
250 King of Prussia Road

Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: (610) 902-2400
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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