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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.

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

  • Penn Dermatology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Dermatology

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Medical Arts Building, Suite 106 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • 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:

Lipoff JB.: Dermatology Simplified: Outlines and Mnemonics Book : 2016 edition (August 30, 2015).

Smith RJ, Lipoff JB: "Pretend you didn't hear that" - managing ethical dilemmas from the bottom of a medical hierarchy J Am Acad Dermatol 74 (4): 766-8,2016.

Charrow A, Imadojemu S, Stephen S, Ogunleye T, Takeshita J, Lipoff JB: Cutaneous manifestations of IgG4-related disease (RD): A systematic review J Am Acad Dermatol : [epub ahead of print],2016.

Cedeno-Laurent F, Obstfeld AE, Boni A, Lipoff JB: Lupus-like eruption as the presenting sign of acute myeloblastic leukemia Lupus 25 (3): 312-4,2016.

Peart JM, Tracey EH, Lipoff JB: The Role of Physicians in Asylum Evaluation: Documenting Torture and Trauma JAMA Intern Med 176 (3): 417,2016.

Smith RJ, Lipoff JB: Evaluation of Dermatology Practice Online Reviews: Lessons From Qualitative Analysis JAMA Dermatol 152 (2): 153-7,2016.

Messenger E, Kovarik CL, Lipoff JB: Access to inpatient dermatology care in Pennsylvania hospitals Cutis 97 (1): 49-51,2016.

Rubin CB, Lipoff JB: Primary Nonadherence in Acne Treatment: The Importance of Cost Consciousness JAMA Dermatol 151 (10): 1144-45,2015.

Peart JM, Klein RS, Pappas-Taffer L, Lipoff JB: Parental leave in dermatology residency: Ethical considerations J Am Acad Dermatol 73 (4): 707-9,2015.

Sharma P, Kovarik CL, Lipoff JB: Teledermatology as a means to improve access to inpatient dermatology care J Telemed Telecare : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Arts Building, Suite 106
51 North 39th Street

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