Jessica L. Fewkes, M.D.

Director, Mohs and Cutaneous Surgery

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School



Board Certification

  • Dermatology

Main Campus
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-3789
Fax: 617-573-3727
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Clinical Interests

Dermatologic Surgery, Mohs Surgery, Cutaneous Surgery, Skin Cancer, Sun Damaged Skin

Research Interests

Skin Cancer, Mohs Surgery, Skin Care

Selected Publications

"Characteristics of superficial basal cell carcinoma of the head and neck." Mina MA, Fewkes, JL. Accepted for publication. Dermatologic Surgery, 2012.

"Acute Excisional Wounds Treated with a Tissue-Engineered Skin (Apligraf)." Eaglstein WH, Alvarez OM, Aulett M, Leffe D. Rogers GS, Zitelli JA, Thomas JI, Irondo M, Fewkes JL, Hardin-Young J, Duff RG, Sabolinski ML. Dermatol Surg 1999; 195-201

"Comparison of Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma in Patients under 40 Years of Age." Shin JC Mansueto LA, Meyers S. Adem CP, Grande DJ, Rohrer T, Fewkes JL, Woog JJ. Between 1990 and 1998.

"Correlation of histologic subtypes of primary basal cell carcinoma and number of stages required to achieve a tumor-free plane." Orengo I, Salasche S, Fewkes, JL. J Am Acad Dermatol 1997; 37 (3 pt 1) 395-397

"Complications of cutaneous surgery in patients who are taking Warfarin, aspirin, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs." Otley CC, Fewkes JL, Frank W, Olbricht SM. Arch Dermatol 1996: 132:161-166

"Lack of selectivity of protoporphyrin IX fluorescence for basal cell carcinomas after topical application of 5-aminolevulinic acid; implication for photodynamic treatment." Martin A, Tope WD, Grevelink JM, Starr JC, Fewkes JL, Flotte TJ, Deutsh TF, Anderson RR. Arch Dermatol Res 1995; 287:665-674

"Combination Topical Chemotherapy for Actinic Keratoses." Starr JC, Fewkes JL. Fitzpatrick's Journal of Clinical Dermatology. 1994; 50.

"Surgical pearl: a user-friendly dressing." Fewkes JL, Salasche SJ. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1993; 29(4):633-35.

Illustrated Atlas of Cutaneous Surgery. Fewkes JL, Pollack SV, Cheney M; New York: JB Lippincott; 1991. Book.

"Metastasis Lentigo Maligna Melanoma." Albert LS, Fewkes JL, Sober AJ. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 1990; 16:56-58.

"Immunologic Detection of Markers of Keratinocyte Differentiations." Kvedar J., Fewkes JL, Baden HP. Arch Pathol Lab Med 1986; 110:183 - 188.

A complete list of research publications can be seen at



  • University of California, San Francisco, M.D.


  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Internal Medicine)


  • Harvard Medical School (Dermatology)


  • Duke University (Mohs Surgery)