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Jules B. Lipoff, MD

Jules B. Lipoff, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Lipoff is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acne
  • AIDS-related Skin Disorders
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Genetic Skin Disorders
  • Hair Disorders
  • Immunodermatology
  • Infectious Skin Disorders
  • Inflammatory Skin Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Check
  • Skin Rash
  • Tropical Skin Diseases

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center


American Academy of Dermatology, National American Telemedicine Association, National New York Academy of Medicine, Local Philadelphia Dermatological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lipoff is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Jariwala N, Lipoff JB: Skin disease as art JAMA Dermatol 153 (5): 448,2017.

Lipoff JB, Jariwala N, Paz M, Roth RR: Establishment of a dermatology global health outreach and resident exchange program in Guatemala J Am Acad Dermatol 76 (5): 993-4,2017.

Lipoff J: Should insurance cover cosmetic surgery? STAT News : 2017.

Wehner MR, Barbieri J, Lipoff JB: Ibrutinib-induced panniculitis American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Forum : 2017.

Nelson CA, Lipoff JB, Miller CJ, Rubin AI: Cloaked in Fungus: Onychomycosis and unexpected nail unit melanoma in-situ diagnosed after routine nail clipping American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Forum : 2017.

Chansky PB, Simpson CL, Lipoff JB: Implementation of a teletriage system improves access to dermatologic care in an underserved clinic: A retrospective study American Academy of Dermatology Late Breaking Research Forum : 2017.

Jariwala N, Snider C, Kovarik CL, Takeshita J, Mehta S, Armstrong JK, Smith-McLallen A, Lipoff JB: Teledermatology in Outpatient Primary Care: Prospective Implementation for Insurance Reimbursement American Academy of Dermatology Poster Session : 2017.

Lipoff JB, Steele KT, Jariwala N: Eyebrow and Eyelash Loss JAMA 317 (1): 81-82,2017.

Radio program featuring Jules Lipoff: Telemedicine The Business of Health Care program, Wharton Business Radio on Sirius XM : 2017.

Lipoff J: Medical mystery: Tingling, hair loss, and an ancient diagnosis Philadelphia Inquirer : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street, Suite 1100

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-8060
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)