Lionel Bercovitch, MD

Lionel Bercovitch, MD

Director, Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology
Professor of Dermatology

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CLINICAL LOCATIONS:

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

EDUCATION/DEGREES:

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

BOARD CERTIFICATION(S)/FELLOWSHIP(S):

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

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

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

AWARDS:

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

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:

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

CURRENT VOLUNTEER EFFORTS:

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

HOBBIES:

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

SPECIALTIES:

  • 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

OTHER INFORMATION

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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