Orr Barak, MD, PhD, FAAD


Board Certified Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist

Orr G. Barak, MD, PhD is a board-certified dermatologist and provides the full spectrum of dermatologic care, including medical, surgical, and dermatopathology. He has special interests in the treatment of skin cancer and psoriasis. Dr. Barak has worked as a staff dermatopathologist at Dermpath New England as well as Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Tufts University School of Medicine teaching dermatology residents and medical students.

Dr. Barak obtained a degree in Molecular Biology from the University of California at Berkeley before moving to the east coast and graduating with both an MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He obtained numerous honors in medical school including selection to the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society and the Mary Ellis Bell prize for research. Dr. Barak trained in Dermatology at the Boston University-Tufts University Combined Residency Program, where he was named chief resident. He subsequently completed a dermatopathology fellowship through Tufts Medical Center.

Dr. Barak is extensively published in the academic literature. He is recognized as an expert consultant for the Body Odd on MSNBC. Dr. Barak is double board certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Dermatopathology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatopathology.

Born in Texas and raised in California, Dr. Barak has adopted his Pennsylvania home, living with his wife, twin children, and two dogs. They enjoy rock climbing and snow skiing as a family (without the dogs). Dr. Barak treats patients ages 15 and up.

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Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Dermatopathology


University of California at Berkeley
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Boston University-Tufts University
Tufts Medical Center

Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Dermatology

American Society for Dermatopathology