Jonathan Carp, MD
Dr. Jonathan Carp is a board-certified, award-winning clinical dermatologist with a comprehensive, well-rounded background working in general practice. He has extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of dermatologic care, including minor surgery and extensive use of systemic medications.
Dr. Carp received a undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, where he was accepted into a combined BA/MD program which enabled him to graduate from medical school early. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Rutgers, Dr. Carp went on to complete a dermatology residency at State University of New York at Buffalo.
“My father is also a doctor. When I was 6 or 7, I would carry his big black doctor’s bag for him on house calls. I thought there was magic in that bag because he made people smile and feel better. I still carry that sense of wonder with me as I see patients.”
Dr. Carp’s distinguished track record includes serving four years as Chief of Dermatology for a prominent California medical group, supervising nine dermatologists, two Mohs surgeons and an ancillary staff of five; and receiving the Outstanding Clinical Dermatologist Merit award for three consecutive years.
Dr. Carp has special interest in helping patients take more control over their own health, by educating them about how skin disease is related to, and often a sign of, internal medical problems.
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Education and Training
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
Dermatology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY; Chief Resident (1999-2000)
Internal Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Piscataway, NJ; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ; Princeton Medical Center, Princeton, NJ
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
Rutgers University, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ
San Fernando Valley Dermatology Society International Society of Dermatology American Academy of Dermatology
Honors & Awards:
Outstanding Clinical Dermatologist Merit Award (2003-2005); Elected Physician Partner (2003), Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Panorama City, CA
Garden State Scholar (1990-1994), awarded to students of merit in the state of NJ
Selected by Rutgers College and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as one of eight students to begin medical school during junior year of undergraduate studies