Dr. Dover graduated as the silver medalist, Magna cum Laude from the University of Ottawa. His dermatology training was received at the University of Toronto followed by research fellowships at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin at the University of London in London, England, and a two-year photomedicine fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Dover is a former Associate Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School, was Chief of Dermatology at the New England Deaconess Hospital for over ten years and also Associate Chairman of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Brown Medical School. Dr. Dover is a director of SkinCare Physicians in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
Dr. Dover is the author of over 400 scientific publications and he has co-authored and edited over 45 textbooks. He is founding editor of Journal Watch for Dermatology. Dr. Dover has received many honors including repeated nominations for “teacher of the year” at Harvard Medical School. He received the prestigious Leon Goldman Award as well as the Ellet Drake Award of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and was honored for his work in laser surgery by the Sturge Weber Foundation at its 20th Annual Gala. Dr. Dover is past president of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery and past present of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is married to Dr. Tania Phillips and has 2 daughters, Sophie and Isabel.