Stephen D. Hess, MD, PhD

Stephen D. Hess, MD, PhD

CME Outfitters Faculty

Stephen D. Hess, MD, PhD is a board-certified Dermatologist who practices in Philadelphia. He is the owner and medical director of Center City Dermatology, a premier dermatology practice specializing in all aspects of medical, surgical, cosmetic, and aesthetic dermatology. Dr. Hess grew up in Buffalo, NY and completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. He returned to Buffalo for medical school, where he earned both his MD and a PhD in Immunology. His research focused on the study of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy. After graduating medical school, he moved to Philadelphia where he completed his dermatology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He also did a year of additional fellowship training in Cutaneous Oncology. Dr. Hess has practiced in the Philadelphia area since 2008. He serves as a consultant and speaker for a number of pharmaceutical companies including Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Pfizer, Celgene, Regeneron/Sanofi-Genzyme, and Sun Pharma. He has a faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania where he volunteers his time teaching residents and medical students. Dr. Hess resides in Glen Mills, PA. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, playing and coaching soccer, practicing martial arts, and travel.