Dr. Thomas Barlow is a dermatologist in the U.S. Navy and has served in Iraq, Japan, El Salvador, Brazil, and several locations in the United States.
He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and received a doctorate of health education from AT Still University of Health Sciences in 2009. He is currently completing a Mohs surgery fellowship at Scripps Clinic. His research interests include lasers, skin microbiome, and education.
Dr. Barlow lives in San Diego with his wife, Keriann, and their 4 children, and travels home to Utah to ski and hike.
Proelia in Umbra: What We Can Learn From U.S. Navy Dermatologists
- Understand how cross-professional collaborations can benefit the practice of dermatology
- Understand the need to remain current on tropical diseases which may be rare in the United States
- Consider the possible innovations that each of us can make to advance the field of dermatology
- New advances in dermatologic treatment
- New methods of diagnosis or treatment
- Development of new technology
- Advances in medical knowledge
- Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care
- Chong WS. “Dermatology in the military field: What physicians should know”. World J Clin Cases 2013 October 16.
- Anderson RR, Donelan MB, Hivnor C, et al. “Laser treatment of traumatic scars with an emphasis on ablative fractional laser resurfacing: consensus report”. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Feb;150(2):187-93.
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Disclosures: Research support: Candela Inc.