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Jules B. Lipoff, MD

Jules B. Lipoff, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Lipoff is employed by Penn Medicine.

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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 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: Moonlighting policies among US dermatology residency programs: a survey J Am Acad Dermatol : [Epub ahead of print],2017.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Balancing patient care with profitability: Ethical considerations J Am Acad Dermatol 77 (2): 382-384,2017.

Jariwala N, Lipoff JB: Clinical registries: Should physicians accept payments for enrolling patients? J Am Acad Dermatol 77 (1): 183-185,2017.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Henry Radcliffe Crocker - From the Elephant Man to the Textbook JAMA Dermatol 153 (7): 674,2017.

Lipoff J: Game of Thrones: greyscale, diagnosed, and explained Vox : 2017.

Albert EB, Lipoff JB: Approaching skin examinations with sensitivity: Guidance in a sexual assault crisis J Am Acad Dermatol 76 (6): e217,2017.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser, MD-A Life of Discovery and Controversy in Dermatology JAMA Dermatol 153 (6): 574,2017.

Wehner MR, Nead KT, Lipoff JB: Association Between Gender and Drug Cost for Over-the-Counter Minoxidil JAMA Dermatol [Epub ahead of print] : 2017.

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.

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)