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Peter Heald, MD

Professor Emeritus of Dermatology

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Peter Heald, MD



Dr. Heald has defined the role of an academic referral dermatologist by being a physician in a position to improve the care of patients well beyond his immediate control. Education has been the primary tool of this trade within the fields of cutaneous lymphoma and complex medical dermatology. His educational projects have involved physician extenders, medical students, residents and in the continuing education of physicians.

Education & Training

  • Research Fellow
    University of Pennsylvania (1986)
  • Resident
    Duke University Medical Center (1984)
  • Resident
    Duke University Medical Center (1982)
  • Intern
    Duke University Medical Center (1980)
  • MD
    Duke University (1978)

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