Charles Camisa


Board Certified Dermatologist

Board Certified Dermatological Immunologist

About Dr. Charles Camisa


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

Accreditations and Professional Memberships

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology

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