Stephen Schleicher, MD
Dr. Schleicher brings over twenty years of experience in the field of dermatology. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Rutgers University, received his medical degree with academic honors from the Hahnemann Medical College and completed his dermatology residency at the Temple Skin and Cancer Hospital. The author of three books and over one hundred journal articles, Dr. Schleicher serves on the Editorial Board of the journal Emergency Medicine and for fifteen years served on the Advisory Board of the Day Spa Association. He co-hosts the cable television show, Skin Sense. Dr. Schleicher has travelled throughout Europe investigating skin care products as a consultant to the health and beauty industries and developed a skin care line for the web site health911.com. In 2010 he addressed both the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference in Las Vegas as well as the World Spa Conference in Brazil. Dr. Schleicher is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Commonwealth Medical College, an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical College, and a Clinical Instructor of dermatology at Kings College.
Dr. Schleicher is a pioneer in the field of teledermatology and for over a decade has been providing remote dermatological consultations to federal and state prisons throughout Pennsylvania. In 2010 he developed and implemented a teledermatology prototype for the nonprofit organization Volunteers in Medicine which coordinates 70 clinics nationwide. Founder and director of the DermDox Center for Teledermatology, (www.dermdox.org) his digital-image based medical column is read each month by thousands of healthcare practitioners. For his work in teledermatology Dr. Schleicher was named a ComputerWorld Honors Laureate in 2011, this an international competition recognizing “men and women whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social, economic and educational change.” Also in 2011 Dr. Schleicher received the Innovators Award from the Pennsylvania Medical Society which featured his trailblazing work in the field of telemedicine.