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The dermatology professionals at Boulevard Dermatology are pleased to welcome you to our practice.

We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That’s why we’ve developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology and dermatological problems and treatments.

Our web site also provides you with background about our physicians, staff, office hours, financing policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our Northeast Philadelphia Dermatology Office and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Boulevard Dermatology, you’re working with doctors and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Boulevard Dermatology's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our Philadelphia office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

 

Meet The Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Deirdre Wood, MD
    Doctor

    Dr. Deirdre Wood received her medical degree from  Hahnemann University/Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1996. She continued with an internship in International Medicine at both the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Philadelphia Veteran's Administration. Afterward, she began a Dermatology Residency at Hahnemann. She completed four additional years of training including a specialty fellowship in cutaneous lymphomas. She was Chief Resident during her final year.

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  • Jennifer LaRusso, DO
    Doctor

    Dr. Jennifer LaRusso, a native of New Jersey, graduated with her degree in medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).  After graduation she completed an internship and residency in Family Medicine at UMDNJ. 

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  • Sarah Bowers, PA-C
    Board Certified Physician Assistant

    Sarah Bowers is a Board Certified Physician Assistant, specializing in dermatology.  Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University, graduating with Distinction. She then continued her graduate education at Wingate University in North Carolina where she earned her Masters of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies.  

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  • Alexis Turbin, PA-C
    Board Certified Physician Assistant

    Physician Assistant, Alexis Turbin, graduated from  Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, and a Minor in Biology. She then continued her graduate education at Touro University Nevada where she earned her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. 

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Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Moles

    Moles are common. In fact, light-skinned adults typically have 10 to 40 “common” or “normal” moles on their skin. When you talk to your dermatologist about your moles, he or she may use the word “nevus.” Nevus is the medical term for mole. When your dermatologist is talking about two or more ...

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  • Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Current estimates are that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. The most common warning signs of skin cancer include changes in size, shape, or color of a mole or other skin lesion or ...

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  • Acne

    If you have acne, also called acne vulgaris, you’re not alone. It is the most common skin condition in the United States. Approximately 40 to 50 million Americans have acne. Most are teens and young adults but it can occur at any age.Newborns get acne. Children get acne. Even menopausal women get acne. At ...

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  • Lupus and Your Skin

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. Lupus can affect many organs in your body, including your skin. The skin is affected in approximately two-thirds of people who have lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) flare WHAT IS LUPUS? There ...

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  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a skin disease that also is common inside the mouth. It also can affect your genitals, scalp, fingernails and toenails. WHAT DOES LICHEN PLANUS LOOK LIKE? On each part of the body, lichen planus looks somewhat different. The following describes what you can see on each part of the body. Skin On ...

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    Unwanted hair is a concern for many people. If unwanted hair bothers you, you may want to discuss this with your dermatologist. Many dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair. One treatment option is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal reduces the amount of unwanted hair. A laser sends beams ...

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    Hyperhidrosis is excess sweating. We all need to sweat to keep our bodies cool. However, people with hyperhidrosis seem to have overactive sweat glands. They may sweat even when their body does not need cooling. Many people who have hyperhidrosis sweat from one or more areas of the body. Most often, ...

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  • How to Protect Yourself from the Sun

    Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Avoiding overexposure to the sun is the most preventable way to reduce your risk for all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form. Seeking shade, wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen are important ways to protect your skin ...

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  • Hives (Urticaria)

    Urticaria is the medical term for hives. Hives are pink welts or swellings that can itch, burn or sting. Hives can vary in size from as small as a pen tip to as large as a dinner plate, and they may join together to form even larger swellings. Hives generally go away within 24 hours, although new hives ...

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa, also known as acne inversa, is an inflammatory disease that causes bumps to appear on the skin. While these bumps may resemble pimples or boils, they typically appear in places where acne does not, such as the underarms and groin. Many people have HS for life. When the condition ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-6:45 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:45 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-4:30 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-4:30 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-2:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed