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John Coppola, DO, FAOCD
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John C. Coppola, DO, is a board-certified dermatologist and skin cancer surgeon with advanced training in a wide array of skin conditions and cosmetic procedures. A Clearwater Floridian, Dr. Coppola earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After receiving his medical degree with highest honors from Nova Southeastern University, he completed his dermatology residency at Michigan State University Botsford Hospital and served as chief resident his final year.

Dr. Coppola currently enjoys training the next generation of physicians as a Clinical Associate Professor for Florida State University’s College of Medicine. His previous teaching appointments included serving as a Clinical Instructor of Michigan State University while in private practice in Michigan. He is the author of numerous published journal articles and is now active in dermatologic medical research.

His passion for personalized care focuses on three key tenets: preventing sun damage, educating his patients on skin health & vitality and getting to know his patients also as people (for military veterans, he is eternally grateful for their service). 

When not at work, he can be found most days spending time playing with his German shepherd “Grizzly”.


When the WiFi Goes Down: The EMR Doomsday Scenario Isn’t That Bad

Trust, But Verify: The Golden Rule for Every Physician’s Practice

“Average” Staff is Your Achilles Heel

Setting Limits in Your Practice: 3 Lines in the Sand to Draw Tomorrow

These lectures offer a myriad of tips on running your medical and surgical dermatology practice patient schedule on time to improve patient satisfaction and reduce physician burn out.


  1. Discussion of Cloud-based IT server based EMR systems
  2. Billing and charting issues with loss of Wi-Fi access
  3. Identify areas in your practice where the physician owner should actively double check employees
  4. Identify “best practices” by staff members
  5. Identify loss of business due to average employees
  6. Identify “red lines” all providers/doctors should establish in their practice
  7. Identify “red lines” business owners should establish in their practice
  8. Identify “red lines” employee physicians should establish in their practice


  1. Development of new technology
  2. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care


  2. “From Good to Great”. James Collins. Dermatology World, Jan 1, 2015. 
  3. “Managing staff relationships and cultivating a culture of growth in your practice”.

Core Competencies: 3, 4, 5, 6

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speaker

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