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Powell Perng

Powell Perng, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Adjunct - Dermatology

Academic Office Information

Dr. Powell Perng is a dermatologist with a clinical interest in all aspects of medical dermatology, including caring for patients with hair loss (alopecia) as well as skin conditions affecting skin-of-color patients. He is passionate about health equity and advocacy; humanities in medicine; as well as teaching trainees and medical students about dermatology. He completed his medical school and residency at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he served as chief resident in his final year of training.

Education History

Chief Resident Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief Resident
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship University of Colorado School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Undergraduate University of Michigan
Undergraduate University of Michigan

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Dina Y, Borhan W, Erdag G, Okoye GA, Sharma R, Perng P, Aguh C (2018). Preservation of Sebaceous Glands and PPARγ Expression in Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia. J Am Acad Dermatol.
  2. Perng P, Zampella JG, Okoye GA (2016). Management of hidradenitis suppurativa in pregnancy. J Am Acad Dermatol, 76(5), 979-989.
  3. Perng P, Marcus C, Subramaniam RM (2015). (18)F-FDG PET/CT and Melanoma: Staging, Immune Modulation and Mutation-Targeted Therapy Assessment, and Prognosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol, 205(2), 259-70.
  4. Perng P, Lim M (2015). Immunosuppressive Mechanisms of Malignant Gliomas: Parallels at Non-CNS Sites. Front Oncol, 5, 153.
  5. Perng P, Perng W, Ngoma T, Kahesa C, Mwaiselage J, Merajver SD, Soliman AS (2013). Promoters of and barriers to cervical cancer screening in a rural setting in Tanzania. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 123(3), 221-5.


  1. Perng P, Zampella JG, Okoye GA (2017). Considering the impact of pregnancy on the natural history of hidradenitis suppurativa. [Letter to the editor]. Br J Dermatol, 178(1), e13-e14.