Charles Camisa, M.D., FAAD

Castle-Connolly-2013-Top-Docs-color-logoBoard Certified Dermatologist
Board Certified Dermatological Immunologist

Downtown Naples and Fort Myers locations

Dr. Camisa has practiced medicine for over 30 years and received his medical training at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He completed his dermatology residency at NYU Skin and Cancer Department where he served as chief resident. He later served as director of the Division of Dermatology at Ohio State University where he performed basic and clinical research on lichen planus and psoriasis, graduate education, and patient management. He next served as vice-chairman of the Department of Dermatology at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and director of the residency program from 1987 to 2001. Dr. Camisa is board certified in dermatology and dermatological immunology.

Dr. Camisa is currently the Director of the Phototherapy Department at Riverchase Dermatology and an Affiliate Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He specializes in psoriasis, lichen planus, bullous diseases, connective tissue diseases, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and diseases of the mouth and lips. Dr. Camisa is a leading expert in psoriasis, bullous disease, and other complex skin conditions, and patients throughout the country seek his experience.

He serves on the editorial board of Cutis and is a reviewer for eight other specialty journals. He is the author of over 140 peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters on skin and oral diseases and is editor of three textbooks on psoriasis. He has also been voted one of the “Best Doctors in America.” Dr. Camisa is the founder of the “Camisa Disease” which is a rare genetic variant of Vohwinkel’s Syndrome.

  • Cornell University, B.S.
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, MD
  • New York University Medical Center, Residency
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Check out Dr. Camisa’s Blog Page for further information.

Patient Testimonials

“Dr. Camisa is a wonderful doctor and has helped me for over nine years!  As a matter of fact I drive from Ft. Lauderdale to come to see him!”
– Eleanor W., August 2016

“I have lived in the area for seven years and have been a patient of Dr. Camisa since I moved here from NJ. I have been seeing dermatologists for decades and without question Dr. Camisa is the best and most professional doctor I have encountered. Thank you Dr. Camisa.”
– Bill S., June 2016

“Superb care from Dr. Camisa and his assistants. The best, most competent and caring doctor in any medical specialty I’ve ever seen, and I’m over 70 years old.”
– Robert Z., April 2016

“I’ve been to many dermatologists including John Hopkins, Penn State, Mayo Clinic, Gettysburg & Hanover, PA (the later two are private practices). Dr. Camisa is THE best!”
Carey M., March 2016

“Very good experience with knowledgeable staff and highly courteous attitudes. Dr. Camisa is the best overall physician I have encountered here in Florida. I transferred all my medical records from another Florida Dermatologist to Dr. Camisa after my last visit. He is my primary physician now as far as I am concerned. Thank God for Dr. Camisa!!”
Louis M., January 2016


Riverchase Dermatology offers High-Quality Life Extension Vitamins & Supplements at the Camisa Psoriasis Center in Downtown Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and Cape Coral, selected by Dr. Camisa to benefit skin diseases and general health.



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