John Kawaoka, MD

John Kawaoka, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director, Dermatology Residency Training Program
General Dermatology

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CLINICAL LOCATION:

Providence (Rhode Island Hospital)

EDUCATION/DEGREES:

Brown University BA – Human Biology 5/2000
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University MD 5/2004

BOARD CERTIFICATION(S)/FELLOWSHIP(S):

Certified by American Board of Dermatology 2008-present

HOSPITAL AFFILITATIONS:

Rhode Island Hospital
The Miriam Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Dermatology 2008-present
New England Dermatological Society 2011-present
Association of Professors of Dermatology 2013-present
Rhode Island Dermatologic Society 2013-present

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS

Graduate Medical Education Committee, RIH 2013-present
Quality and Safety Committee, Brown Dermatology 2015-present
Program Evaluation Committee, Brown Dermatology
Clinical Competency Committee, Brown Dermatology
Education Committee, Brown Dermatology

CURRENT VOLUNTEER EFFORTS:

Main areas of volunteer work are in skin cancer prevention, education, and screening efforts as part of SkinCheck.

HOBBIES:

I love spending time with my family, and watching and playing sports, especially baseball

SPECIALTIES:

As Director of the Residency Program, education and resident teaching is one of my main areas of interest.
Clinical interests include cutaneous lymphoma (Co-director Cutaneos Lymphoma Clinic), and dermoscopy and skin cancer detection.

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