Clay J. Cockerell, M.D. is an internationally renowned specialist who has served in many leadership roles in organized medicine including President of the American Academy of Dermatology.  He is also Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Director of the Division of Dermatopathology. He is a board certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist licensed in many states in the United States.

Dr. Cockerell has been in practice since 1986 and has extensive experience in clinical dermatology and dermatopathology having evaluated well over 1 million biopsy specimens to date.  He has lectured and published extensively having authored over 500 papers, book chapters and books.