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Candrice R. Heath, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Candrice R. Heath, MD

Pediatric Dermatologist


Dr. Heath is board certified in dermatology, pediatrics and pediatric dermatology. She enjoys providing care to entire families, from newborn to 115 years young. Her professional and personal purpose is to help her patients embrace beauty, both inside and out. Currently, Dr. Heath is an assistant professor of dermatology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia where she thoroughly enjoys working with her colleagues, residents, medical students and most of all, her patients.

Dr. Heath has been involved in dermatological clinical research, has published several scientific journal articles and textbook chapters, and lectures nationally. Her interests include dermatologic disorders that present uniquely in skin of color, the patient experience, atopic dermatitis, and hair disorders. She currently serves as associate editor of Cutis. She was also recently appointed to the Lewis Katz School of Medicine’s Status of Women Faculty Committee.

Education and Training

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, Dr.  Heath earned her medical degree from the University of Virginia. She then completed her pediatric internship at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate in New York City, a pediatric residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and practiced as a general pediatrician in urgent care and pediatric emergency department settings. Before going on to further her medical education in adult and pediatric dermatology, she completed two dermatology clinical research fellowships, one with Dr. Susan C. Taylor in Philadelphia and the other at Northwestern University with Dr. Amy Paller. Dr. Heath then completed her dermatology residency training at Mount Sinai St.Luke’s Roosevelt in New York, followed by a pediatric dermatology fellowship at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.

Professional Highlights

Dr. Heath is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and American Academy of Pediatrics.  She is a member of the National Medical Association, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance and Association of Professors of Dermatology. Dr. Heath has held leadership positions in the Women’s Dermatologic Society, Delaware Academy of Dermatology and the Skin of Color Society.  She actively serves on the AAD Diversity Committee, AAD Skin of Color Resident Education Curriculum Task Force and Skin of Color Society Board of Directors. She has also been a national board member for nonprofit organizations including the Student National Medical Association.


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