Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases or other conditions of the skin.


Military physicians and surgeons represent all of the major fields of medical specialization. Physicians and surgeons are the chief providers of medical services to military personnel and their dependents. They examine patients, diagnose their injuries or illnesses, and provide medical treatment.

Job Titles

  • Clinical Dermatologist
  • Dermatological Surgeon
  • Dermatologist
  • Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist
  • Dermatologist, Clinical Investigator, Dermatopathologist

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Nationwide Salary Average*

Over $187,200

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