Clay Cockerell, MD
Cockerell Dermatopathology, President & Founder
Dr. Clay J. Cockerell is a world-renowned specialist in the care and diagnosis of skin conditions.
An internationally recognized pioneer in his field and a board-certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist, Dr. Cockerell has been practicing medicine since 1986. He currently serves as Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Director of the Division of Dermatopathology, in addition to managing his own practice, Cockerell Dermatopathology based in Dallas, TX, a state-of-the-art, full-service laboratory specializing in Dermatopathology services for dermatologists and other physicians.
Dr. Cockerell holds leadership roles as Founder and Owner of Cockerell Dermatopathology in Dallas Texas, Scientific Advisor at PTV Sciences, L.P., and has served as a member of the AmeriPath Board of Directors.
He is also active in a number of highly regarded medical groups and is the past President of the American Academy of Dermatology and Past-President of the Texas Dermatological Society among others. Dr. Cockerell previously served as the Secretary and Treasurer and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology, as well as the past President of the Dallas Dermatological Society.
Dr. Cockerell has evaluated well over two million biopsy specimens to date and is considered one of the foremost authorities in his field.