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Dermatology Residency Program Overview

Dermatology residents

From left to right are residents Ryan Owen, DO, Elise Grgurich, DO, Kelly Reed, DO, Stephen Hemperly, DO, Huyenlan Ai Nguyen, DO, and Sean Branch, DO.

The Dermatology Residency Program at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine provides you with the teaching, training, mentoring and experiences you need to become a successful dermatologist. 

This three-year, post-graduate training program is designed to prepare osteopathic physicians for the specialty practice of dermatology. Successful graduates are eligible for certification by the American Board of Dermatology. 

With both didactic and clinical sessions, our program offers you comprehensive and progressive training in the classification, physiology, diagnosis and therapy of dermatologic disorders. The program exposes you to a broad scope of dermatology, including: medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, dermatologic oncology, dermatopathology, allergy and immunology, therapeutic radiology, medical mycology, dermatologic therapy and osteopathic principles in dermatology. You’ll gain the knowledge, attitude and skills you need to achieve excellence.

We welcome you to explore our site, learn more about our residency program, LVHN and the Lehigh Valley, and see how our program can offer you outstanding training in a wonderful community so you can become an outstanding dermatologist.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Stephen Purcell, DOStephen Purcell, DO
Chief of Dermatology
Department of Medicine
Program Director

Tanya ErmolovichTanya Ermolovich, DO
Assistant Program Director 

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