Dr. David Jaffe is a dermatologist practicing in Havre de Grace, Maryland. Dr. Jaffe specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Jaffe diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
Case Western Reserve
University of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools 2010
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 1990
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Clinical Instructor, Department of Dermatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine; 1995-present -
- 'Best Doctors in America,' 2002-2012
- 'Patient's Choice Award,' 2008, 2009
- Actinic Keratosis
- Skin Cancer
- Contact Dermatitis
- Seborrheic Keratosis
- Univ Of Md Med Sys, Dermatology; Pa Hospital-Uphs, Internal Medicine
- PCOM/Pennsylvania Hospital Program
- University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
- Pennsylvania Hospital; Philadelphia, PA
Professional Society Memberships
- Dermatology Foundations Leaders Society
Hobbies / Sports
- Bicycling, Music
Favorite professional publications
- Archives of Dermatology
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- Protect Your Skin from the Cold Winter Air
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- How Is Hives (Urticaria) Diagnosed?
Hives are normally diagnosed by performing a detailed physical examination of the idiosyncratic reddish rash. If a patient is suffering from long-term hives, several tests may be done to establish the underlying cause.Acute Hives DiagnosisA general medical practitioner can simply diagnose mild...
- What Is Nodular Melanoma?
Melanoma is a serious skin cancer which arises from pigment cells called as melanocytes. An invasive form of melanoma is called nodular melanoma. Nodular melanoma is a serious skin cancer that got its name from the word "nodule", a doctor’s term for a lump as nodular melanoma lesions are shaped...
- What Causes Acne?
Acne is an illness that affects the oil glands present on the skin. It develops when the hair follicles get blocked. Sebaceous glands refer to the tiny glands located near the skin’s surface. They’re attached to the hair follicles, which are tiny pores on your skin whereby your hairs grow out...