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Dr. John J. Laskas Jr., MD

ROLE:
Dermatologist
SPECIALTIES:
Dermatology
LANGUAGES:
English
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Clinical Specialty

Malignant Melanomas

Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology

Military Service

1978-1982 United States Army Reserve

1972-1978 Major, Delaware Army National Guard

1976-1978 Chief Surgeon, 116th MASH, Delaware Army National Guard

Education & Training

Monsignor Bonner High School, Drexel Hill,  PA 1960-1964 

St. Joseph University, Philadelphia B.S. 1964-1968 

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia M.D. 1968-1972

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dermatology Residency 1972-1976

Chief Resident, 1976

Professional Membership

Fellow, Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Fellow, American Society for Dermatological Surgery

Delaware County Medical Society Board of Directors 1983-1987

Faculty Appointments

Present | Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Academic & Teaching Responsibilities

1996-Present | Volunteer Attending, Department of Dermatology Resident Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Associate Professor 
Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

 

Hobbies & Interests

Grandchildren, skiing, gardening, shooting, farming

Awards & Honors

2010 Dermatologist of the Year, Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

2011 Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology for work in support of patient safety

2000's Clinical Teacher of the Year-Dermatology residents Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania

2000's Clinical Teacher of the Year-Family Practice Residents Crozer Chester Medical Center

Multi Year Citations in Main Line Today Top Docs

Service to Specialty of Dermatology

2006-Present Patient Safety Committee

2007 Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
President

2006 Vice President

2004 - 2006 Secretary

Chair, Patient Safety Committee

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

2008-2009 Patient Safety Task Force Member

Fellow, American Society for Dermatological Surgery

2007 Pennsylvania Medical Society Delegate

 2006-2008 Specialty Leadership Cabinet

1983-1987 Delaware County Medical Society
Board of Directors

 

Research / Publications

  1. Lymphangiosarcoma arising in congenial lymphedema.
    Laskas, J.J. & Shelley, W.B., Archives of Dermatology, 1976.