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About Dr. Stierstorfer

Dr. Michael Stierstorfer is the founder of North Wales Dermatology and has served North Wales and the surrounding region for over 25 years. He specializes in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology with a focus on a wide range of dermatologic conditions. He values the input of his patients in making accurate diagnoses and determining the best plan of care. As a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania, he teaches and supervises dermatology residents in training.


Dr. Stierstorfer also offers skin patch testing to detect hidden food allergies that cause irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and has published in a number of peer-reviewed dermatology journals. 


  • B.A., Franklin & Marshall College

  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine

  • Internship, Internal Medicine  Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

  • Residency, Dermatology  Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Academic Affiliation

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Faculty Teaching Award in 2008)


Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology

  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

  • Philadelphia Dermatologic Society

  • American Contact Dermatitis Society

Special Recognition

  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors Award: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024


  • Dermatology Clinical Effectiveness Research Network (DCERN)


  • Participant in the Major League Baseball Skin Cancer Screening and Awareness Program

  • The Magic Wand Initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital, Guest Panelist 2022

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