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Dr. Ernest A. Benedetto, MD

Dermatologist | MOHS-Micrographic Surgery

1200 Locust St Philadelphia PA, 19107


Dr. Ernest A. Benedetto is a passionate dermatologist who diligently serves patients at Dermatologic SurgiCenter in Philadelphia, PA. An assistant medical director at the SurgiCenter, Dr. Benedetto can also be found on staff at the Ambulatory Surgical Center. Dr. Benedetto handles a myriad of skin conditions including acne, eczema, shingles, etc. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their 3 children. Dermatology Surgical Center was established in 1978 and offers holistic treatment services including cosmetic laser, surgical and medical skin treatments as well as hair transplantation. Being a result-oriented dermatologist, Dr. Benedetto strives to design personalized treatment programs for his patients. Using modern technology, Dr. Benedetto can diagnose, treat, and manage complex skin-related conditions.

Education and Training

Gabriele d'Annunzio University Faculty of Medicine medical degree 0

Provider Details

Male English, Italian

Expert Publications

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  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2014, 2010, 2008) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2014  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2014  
  • Outstanding Teaching Attending Award of the Year. Year Crozer-Keystone Family Practice Residency Program 


  • Dermatitis
  • Rosacea
  • Varicose Veins
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Cellulitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association  
  • American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery  
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery  
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology  
  • Philadelphia Dermatological Society  
  • College of Physicians of Philadelphia  


  • Dermatologic SurgiCenter Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology 

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Volunteer staffing of local skin cancer screenings


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation0Internal Medicine


  • Dermatologic SurgiCenter0Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Philadelphia Dermatological Society, College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Volunteer staffing of local skin cancer screenings

Dr. Ernest A. Benedetto, MD's Practice location

Dermatologic SurgiCenter - Center City

1200 Locust St -
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Ernest A. Benedetto, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A skilled dermatologist, Dr. Benedetto is the Assistant Medical Director of Dermatologic SurgiCenter and its two accredited Ambulatory Surgical Centers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Established in 1978, Dermatologic SurgiCenter serves patients from throughout the Philadelphia area, including Drexel Hill, Cherry Hill, and Bryn Mawr. People trust their care because they go the extra mile to give patients the results they want. Their goal is to provide every patient with personalized care. The center offers the latest and most effective treatments that medical technology has to offer.

A native of Italy, Dr. Benedetto earned his medical degree from the Gabriele d’Annunzio University Faculty of Medicine. Upon graduating, he relocated to the United States and completed his internship and dual residencies in internal medicine and dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. In 1990, he completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology at the Dermatologic SurgiCenter under the guidance of his brother, Dr. Anthony Benedetto.

Distinguished as a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD), he is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, the Philadelphia Dermatological Society, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He has also served on the Board of Advisors for the Philadelphia School Boys Rowing Club.

In his professional experience, he serves as an Attending Staff Dermatologist at Mercy Fitzgerald Medical Center and Crozer-Keystone Health System – DCMH Division. He is also a volunteer faculty at the Crozer-Keystone Family Practice Residency Program where he has been acknowledged as a recipient of the “Outstanding Teaching Attending Award of the Year”, and is frequently recognized for volunteer staffing of skin cancer screenings in the area.

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body. Dermatology is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Benedetto has been the recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2014, 2010, 2008), On-Time Doctor Award (2014), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014).

On a more personal note, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Cassandra, and their three children. He is fluent in both English and Italian.

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