Clifford S. Perlis, MD, MBE

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
8 Huntingdon Pike
Philadelphia, PA 19046

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Clifford S. Perlis, MD, MBE

Philadelphia Magazine
Top Doctors 2014

Patient Stories from Fox Chase Patients Dr. Perlis's
Patient Stories

  • Edward Bandtlow - Kidney Cancer Patient Stories, Skin Cancer Patient Stories, Squamous Cell Cancer Patient Stories
  • Tina McDonnell - Skin Cancer Patient Stories
  • Curt McKee - Prostate Cancer Patient Stories, Prostate Risk Assessment Program Patient Stories, Skin Cancer Patient Stories, Surgical Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patient Stories
  • Richard Millham - Skin Cancer Patient Stories
  • Michael Sours - Carcinoid Cancer Patient Stories, Skin Cancer Patient Stories
Dr. Clifford S Perlis


Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery

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Clinical Expertise:

Mohs Micrographic Surgery;  Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas;  Melanoma ; Atypical Fibroxanthoma;
Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans;
Merkel Cell Carcinoma


American Board of Dermatology

Medical Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Phila., Pa., 2000

(Masters of Bioethics (MBE) University of Pennsylvania, Phila., Pa., 2000)


Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, R.I.


Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology and Dermatologic Surgery, Brown University, Providence, R.I.;

Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scientist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Wistar Institute, Phila., Pa.

Honors and Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs, 2014

Research Interests

Strategies for Preventing the Development of Skin Cancers;
Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Skin Cancer;
Treatment of Skin Cancer with Topical Medications