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Jules B. Lipoff, MD

Jules B. Lipoff, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology Assistant Professor AC

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Lipoff is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Patient Comments

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
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Check
  • Tropical Skin Diseases

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)
  • 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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Tax Collections and Spending as a Potential Measure of Health Policy Association With Indoor Tanning, 2011-2016 JAMA Dermatol : 2018 [Epub ahead of print].

Lipoff J: Expensive prescriptions have patients skipping their meds. What can doctors do about it? STAT News : 2018.

Ryskina KL, Goldberg E, Lott B, Hermann D, Barbieri JS, Lipoff JB: The Role of the Physician in Patient Perceptions of Barriers to Primary Adherence With Acne Medications JAMA Dermatol 154 (4): 456-459,2018.

Jadoo S, Lipoff JB: Prescribing to save patients money: Ethical considerations J Am Acad Dermatol 78 (4): 826-828,2018.

Radio interview featuring Jules Lipoff: The way wounds work The Pulse, WHYY, NPR station in Philadelphia, PA : 2018.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Differences between recruitment advertisements for academic and private practice dermatologists J Am Acad Dermatol 78 (2): 411-413,2018.

Cogen AL, Parekh V, Gangadhar T, Lipoff JB: Lichen planopilaris associated with pembrolizumab in a patient with metastatic melanoma JAAD Case Rep 4 (2): 111-113,2018.

Tom LM, Lipoff JB: Slowly progressive chest rash in an elderly woman JAAD Case Rep 4 (2): 111-113,2018.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Declining care to unvaccinated patients: ethical and legal considerations J Am Acad Dermatol 77 (6): 1188-1190,2017.

Centkowski S, Lipoff JB: Inpatient Dermatology Consultations: Motivation and Practice of Requesting Providers J Am Acad Dermatol 77 (6): 1173-1174,2017.

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)