[ dur-muh-tol-uh-jist ]


  1. a specialist in dermatology, especially a doctor who specializes in the treatment of diseases of the skin.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dermatologist1

First recorded in 1860–65; dermatolog(y) + -ist
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Example Sentences

Independent dermatologists and gynecologists test our products to ensure they are gentle, non-irritating and safe for everyday use.

In fact, many dermatologists actually recommend a daily soak or shower for people with eczema.

If your hands are excessively dry or itchy, or you experience any type of pain, cracking, or sign of infection, consult with your dermatologist.

“If your ventilators are being run by a dermatologist, your outcomes are not going to be good,” Lawler said.

A recent study found less than 1 percent of patients experience problems if a board-certified dermatologist administers the treatment.

An ER doctor can chat with a dermatologist via Glass, and the dermatologist can hear and see everything the ER physician does.

My dermatologist urges all white folks in the South to wear hats.

It's like going to a dermatologist for a second opinion when you are told you have a brain tumor.

Celebrity Name-Drop Comedian Amy Schumer, Pink, “fantastic dermatologist” Dr. Ellen Marmur.

I ended up co-writing a book with a leading Park Avenue dermatologist.

Willan, with all his erudition, was a dermatologist, and acted on the maxim that there is nothing like leather.

I did not find any great effect from it, and my wife would have me go to a noted dermatologist.

The skin specialist termed "dermatologist" is another production which flourishes—more or less—upon the ignorance of the public.

At present the therapeutic use of the X-ray is rightly falling into the hands of the dermatologist and the medical clinician.