A dermatologist (dur-meh-tol-uh-jist) is a doctor who specializes in treating the:
- Mucous membranes (e.g., lining inside the mouth, nose, and eyelids.)
SOCS members are Dermatologists who diagnose and treat all patients, but have an awareness about different skin diseases which effect patients with health issues related to skin of color.
Browse our dermatology education library to learn more about skin diseases which impact patients with skin of color.
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Did You Know
Skin of color patients comprise the majority in California, New Mexico and Texas…and soon will be the majority in Arizona, Nevada, Georgia, New York and Florida.
By 2050, more than 50% of the US population will have skin of color.