Lionel Bercovitch, MD

Lionel Bercovitch, MD

Director, Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology
Professor of Dermatology

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Providence (Rhode Island Hospital – Pediatric Dermatology)
Hasbro Children’s Hospital


MD Maxwell Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Residency in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Residency in Dermatology, Brown University Affiliated Hospitals


American Board of Dermatology
American Board of Dermatology (Pediatric Dermatology)
Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada) FRCPC, FRCSC


Rhode Island Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Women & Infants Hospital


University of Manitoba and Manitoba Medical Association Gold Medals
Awards for Excellence in Teaching- Brown Dermatology Residency 1999, 2009, 2010
PXE International Excellence in Research Award
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching 2002
American Academy of Dermatology Professionalism Award 2014


American Academy of Dermatology
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA)
New England Dermatological Society
Rhode Island Dermatology Society, Past President 2011-2017
American Dermatological Association
Association of Professors of Dermatology


Medical Director, PXE International, Washington,DC
Editorial Board, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology


Family, pro sports (Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Winnipeg Jets), live theater and movies


  • Vascular anomalies (Hemangiomas, port wine stains, vascular malformations, including laser treatments). Member of Hasbro Vascular Anomalies Team
  • Genetic disorders in dermatology
  • Atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis (Current director of the Brown Contact Dermatitis Center)
  • Ethics in Dermatology (co-editor/author of DERMATOETHICS: Contemporary Ethics and Professionalism in Dermatology, Springer Nature, 2012) and DERMATOETHICS: Textbook of Ethics and Professionalism in Dermatology (Springer Nature, expected 2020)
  • Writing, Editing: Associate Editor, Pediatric Dermatology 2014-2018. Co-editor-in-chief of Pediatric Dermatology in January, 2019


Married to Anne Bercovitch, MD (dermatologist in Providence), parents of 4 children, 5 grandchildren. We moved to Providence from Boston area in 2008 when I began working here and are confirmed Rhode Islanders!

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