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Jules B. Lipoff, MD

Jules B. Lipoff, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Dr. Lipoff is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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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
  • Mole Check
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Second Opinion
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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: 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:

Lipoff JB, Rosenbach M: Diagnosing The Avengers: Penn dermatologists explore medical conditions of Marvel universe Philadelphia Inquirer : 2019.

Radio Interview featuring Jules Lipoff: Episode 44: The Great Smog Bedside Rounds podcast : 2019.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Trends in the dermatology residency match from 2007 to 2018: Implications for the dermatology workforce J Am Acad Dermatol 80 (3): 788-790,2019.

Gatica-Torres M, Nelson CA, Lipoff JB, Miller CJ, Rubin AI: Nail clipping with onychomycosis and surprise clue to the diagnosis of nail unit melanoma J Cutan Pathol 45 (11): 803-806,2018.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: The Potential Data-Generating Role of a Federal Junk Food and Sugar-Sweetened-Beverage Tax Am J Public Health 108 (7): e18,2018.

Jayakumar KL, Lipoff JB: Tax Collections and Spending as a Potential Measure of Health Policy Association With Indoor Tanning, 2011-2016 JAMA Dermatol 154 (5): 613-614,2018.

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.

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)