Dirk Elston, MD

Dirk Elston, MD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
4.8/5.0
Rating 4.7
(631 Reviews)
Specialties: Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, Cancer - Melanoma
NPI #1669449161

Dirk Michael Elston, MD

Dr. Dirk Elston is professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston. He is the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and served as president of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. He is an honorary professor at China Medical University in Shenyang, China and guest professor at the Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University in Changsha, China. He is an honorary member of the German Society of Dermatology.Dr. Elston is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, did his dermatology residency at Walter Reed Medical Center and a dermatopathology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is the author of over 400 peer reviewed publications, is one of three authors of Andrews Diseases of the Skin,

Board Certifications: Dermatology, Dermatopathology

My Offices

  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    135 Rutledge Ave
    Charleston, SC 29425
    US
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
  • Map of 2060 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard in Charleston
    MUSC Health West Ashley Medical Pavilion - Epic Center
    2060 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
    Charleston, SC 29407
    US
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Cutaneous lymphoma
  • Mucocutaneous oral diseases
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Skin cancer
  • Skin disorders
Education
  • Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University Medical School
  • Residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

My Videos

Get Vaccinated Today

Have you gotten your vaccine yet? COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at preventing severe infection. Find a vaccination clinic near you.