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Joseph L. Jorizzo, M.D.

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Joseph L. Jorizzo, M.D.

Joseph L. Jorizzo, M.D.

Professor

Dermatology

Physician Rating

4.5 out of 5

463 Ratings
50 Comments
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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

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    336-716-3926

  • Department: 336-716-3926

  • Fax: 336-716-9258

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    jjorizzo@wakehealth.edu

Memberships

  • Am Coll Of Cryosurgery

  • Am Federation Of Clinical Rese

  • Am Laryn. Rhino. And Otoglc So

  • Am Medical Assn

  • Am Soc of Clinical Oncology

  • Assn Of Professors Of Dermatol

  • Assn Of P.A. Programs

  • British Assn Of Dermatologists

  • British Toxicology Society

  • Clincl Society Of Genitourinar

  • Dermatology Foundation

  • Dowling Club-Uk

  • Eye Study Club

  • Fayette County Medical Society

  • Forsyth County Medical Society

  • Forsyth Prepared Childbirth As

  • Hawthorne Surgical Center

  • Am Academy Of Dermatology

  • NPI: 1316923360

Clinical Interests

  • Rheumatologic/Immunodermatology, Allergic Skin Disease, Nail Disease, Skin Care, Skin and Systemic Disease, Dermatology (general), Pediatric Dermatology, Phototherapy, Skin Cancer

Education & Training

  • A.B.

    1972 - Boston University

  • M.D.

    1975 - Boston University School of Medicine

  • Internship

    1976 - Internal Medicine: North Carolina Mem Hosp

  • Residency

    1979 - Dermatology: North Carolina Mem Hosp

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology

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Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Keratosis, Immunosuppressive Agents, Dermatomyositis, Keratosis, Actinic, Aminoquinolines

Recent Publications

  • The efficacy of methotrexate in the treatment of en coup de sabre (linear morphea subtype) Rattanakaemakorn P, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2018;29(2):197-199.
  • Nomenclature of cutaneous vasculitis: dermatologic addendum to the 2012 revised International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides Sunderkotter CH, Zelger B, Chen KR, Requena L, Piette W, Carlson JA, Dutz J, Lamprecht P, Mahr A, Aberer E, Werth VP, Wetter DA, Kawana S, Luqmani R, Frances C, Jorizzo J, Watts JR, Metze D, Caproni M, Alpsoy E, Callen JP, Fiorentino D,.. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018;70(2):171-184.
  • Urticaria Zhang JB, Jorizzo JL. In: Callen JP, Jorizzo JL, Zone JJ, Piette WW, Rosenbach MA, Vleugels RA, eds. Dermatological signs of systemic disease. 5th ed. Edinburgh (NY): Elsevier;2017: 77-86.
  • Erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis Avarbock A, Jorizzo JL. In: Callen JP, Jorizzo JL, Zone JJ, Piette WW, Rosenbach MA, Vleugels RA, eds. Dermatological signs of systemic disease. 5th ed. Edinburgh (NY): Elsevier;2017: 87-92.
  • Thyroid and the skin Ghazi E, Rosen T, Jorizzo JL, Heymann WR. In: Callen JP, Jorizzo JL, Zone JJ, Piette WW, Rosenbach MA, Vleugels RA, eds. Dermatological signs of systemic disease. 5th ed. Edinburgh (NY): Elsevier;2017: 215-221.
  • Callen JP, Zone JJ, Piette WW, Jorizzo JL, Rosenbach MA, Vleugels RA, eds.. In: Dermatological signs of systemic disease. 5th ed. Edinburgh (NY): Elsevier;2017: .
  • Stressors in atopic dermatitis Barilla S, Felix K, Jorizzo JL.. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017;1027():71-77.
  • Recent developments on treatment strategies and the prognosis of dermatomyositis: a review Isak V, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017;():.
  • A retrospective analysis of pediatric patients with lichen sclerosus treated with a standard protocol of class I topical corticosteroid and topical calcineurin inhibitor Anderson K, Ascanio NM, Kinney MA, Krowchuk DP, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2016;27(1):64-66.
  • Gulliver's sign: a recognizable transition from inflammatory to healing stages of pyoderma gangrenosum Landis ET, Taheri A, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;26(2):171-172.
  • Anti-C1q antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus Orbai AM, Truedsson L, Sturfelt G, Nived O, Fang H, Alarcon G, Gordon C, Merrill J, Fortin P, Bruce I, Isenberg D, Wallace D, Ramsey-Goldman R, Bae SC, Hanly J, Sanchez-Guerrero J, Clarke A, Aranow C, Manzi S, Urowitz M, Gladman D, Kalunian K, Costner M,.. Lupus. 2015;24(1):42-49.
  • Systemic treatment of papular dermatitis: a retrospective study Moustafa FA, Sandoval LF, Jorizzo JL, Huang WW.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;26(5):431-434.
  • Sight-threatening ocular manifestations of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) Baartman B, Kosari P, Warren CC, Ali S, Jorizzo JL, Sato M, Kurup SK.. Dermatology. 2014;228(3):193-197.
  • Trends in the outpatient medication management of lupus erythematosus in the United States Sugai DY, Gustafson CJ, De Luca JF, Davis SA, Jorizzo JL, O'Rourke KS, Feldman SR.. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014;13(5):545-552.
  • Painful plaques on extremities of a woman [challenge] Baquerizo KL, Teague DJ, Strowd LC, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP.. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(7):588-589.
  • Painful plaques on extremities of a woman [answer] Baquerizo KL, Teague DJ, Strowd LC, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP.. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(7):597.
  • Neutrophilic dermatoses: an update Alavi A, Sajic D, Cerci FB, Ghazarian D, Rosenbach M, Jorizzo J.. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2014;15(5):413-423.
  • Efficacy of cryosurgery and 5-fluorouracil cream 0.5% combination therapy for the treatment of actinic keratosis Hoover WD III, Jorizzo JL, Clark AR, Feldman SR, Holbrook J, Huang KE.. Cutis. 2014;94(5):255-259.
  • Erythema elevatum diutinum: a review of presentation and treatment Momen SE, Jorizzo J, Al-Niaimi F.. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2014;28(12):1594-1602.
  • Current issues in the management of actinic keratosis Ceilley RI, Jorizzo JL.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013;68(1 Suppl 1):S28-S38.
  • A comparative study of clinical characteristics, work-up, treatment, and association to malignancy in dermatomyositis between two tertiary skin centers in the USA and Singapore Yosipovitch G, Tan A, LoSicco K, Manabat CG, Kannagra A, Carroll C, Chan YH, Ng P, Jorizzo J.. Int J Dermatol. 2013;52(7):813-819.
  • Bullous pemphigoid: a case series with emphasis on long-term remission off therapy Kwatra SG, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2013;24(5):327-331.
  • Linear morphea: a case series with long-term follow-up of young, methotrexate-treated patients Koch SB, Cerci FB, Jorizzo JL, Krowchuk DP.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2013;24(6):435-438.
  • Review of dermatomyositis: establishing the diagnosis and treatment algorithm Strowd LC, Jorizzo JL.. J Dermatolog Treat. 2013;24(6):418-421.
  • Febrile ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann disease (pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta fulminans) presenting as Stevens-Johnson syndrome Kaufman WS, McNamara EK, Curtis AR, Kosari P, Jorizzo JL, Krowchuk DP.. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012;29(2):135-140.
  • Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Schaffer JV, Callen JP, Cerroni L, Heymann WR, Hruza GJ, Mancini AJ, Patterson JW, Rocken M, Schwarz T, eds.. In: Dermatology. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier/Saunders;2012: .
  • Dermatomyositis Jorizzo JL, Vleugels RA. In: Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Schaffer JV, Callen JP, Cerroni L, Heymann WR, Hruza GJ, Mancini AJ, Patterson JW, Rocken M, Schwarz T, eds. Dermatology, vol 1. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier/Saunders;2012: 631-641.
  • Hydroxychloroquine and smoking in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus Ezra N, Jorizzo J.. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2012;37(4):327-334.
  • Small-vessel vasculitis Kinney MA, Jorizzo JL.. Dermatol Ther. 2012;25(2):148-157.
  • Derivation and validation of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus Petri M, Orbai AM, Alarcon GS, Gordon C, Merrill JT, Fortin PR, Bruce IN, Isenberg D, Wallace DJ, Nived O, Sturfelt G, Ramsey-Goldman R, Bae SC, Hanly JG, Sanchez-Guerrero J, Clarke A, Aranow C, Manzi S, Urowitz M, Gladman D, Kalunian K,.. Arthritis Rheum. 2012;64(8):2677-2686.
  • Cryosurgery followed by imiquimod 3.75% to treat actinic keratosis Lee J, Jorizzo J, Lebwohl M, Markowitz O, Levy S.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011;64(2 Suppl 1):AB2.
  • Therapeutic ladder for pemphigus vulgaris: emphasis on achieving complete remission Strowd LC, Taylor SL, Jorizzo JL, Namazi MR.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011;64(3):490-494.
  • Rubeosis faciei diabeticorum: a common, but often unnoticed, clinical manifestation of diabetes mellitus Namazi MR, Jorizzo JL, Fallahzadeh MK.. ScientificWorldJournal. 2010;10():70-71.
  • Effective and safe combination therapy for severe acne vulgaris: a randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blind study of adapalene 0.1%-benzoyl peroxide 2.5% fixed-dose combination gel with doxycycline hyclate 100 mg Gold LS, Cruz A, Eichenfield L, Tan J, Jorizzo J, Kerrouche N, Dhuin J-C.. Cutis. 2010;85(2):94-104.
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum: a review and update on new therapies Miller J, Yentzer BA, Clark A, Jorizzo JL, Feldman SR.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;62(4):646-654.
  • Adapalene 0.1%/benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel with doxycycline hyclate 100 mg tablets compared to vehicle gel with doxycycline hyclate 100 mg tablets in the treatment of severe acne vulgaris [abstract] Gold LS, Dhuin JC, Tan J, Jorizzo J.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;62(3 Suppl):AB13.
  • Cutaneous sarcoidosis mimicking childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis [abstract] Tran B, Lee A, Jorizzo J.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;62(3 Suppl):AB112.
  • Subacute Addison disease mimicking Laugier-Hunziker syndrome [abstract] Wilson R, Lee A, Jorizzo J.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;62(3 Suppl):AB121.
  • Spreading pigmented actinic keratosis: a review Uhlenhake EE, Sangueza OP, Lee AD, Jorizzo JL.. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;63(3):499-506.
  • A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, multicenter, efficacy and safety study of 3.75% imiquimod cream following cryosurgery for the treatment of actinic keratoses Jorrizzo JL, Markowitz O, Lebwohl MG, Bourcier M, Kulp J, Meng TC, Levy S.. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010;9(9):1101-1108.
  • Treatment of 2,453 acne vulgaris patients aged 12-17 years with the fixed-dose adapalene-benzoyl peroxide combination topical gel: efficacy and safety Eichenfield LF, Jorizzo JL, Dirschka T, Taub AF, Lynde C, Graeber M, Kerrouche N.. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010;9(11):1395-1401.
  • Dermatomyositis: a clinicopathological study of 40 patients Smith ES, Hallman JR, DeLuca AM, Goldenberg G, Jorizzo JL, Sangueza OP.. Am J Dermatopathol. 2009;31(1):61-67.
  • Optimizing management of actinic keratosis and photodamaged skin: utilizing a stepwise approach Lee AD, Jorizzo JL.. Cutis. 2009;84(3):169-175.
  • Cutaneous vasculitis Patel MJ, Jorizzo JL. In: Rakel RE, Bope ET, eds. Conn's current therapy 2008. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders;2008: 801-803.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever, and gout Haverstock CL, Jorizzo JL. In: Wolff K, Goldsmith LA, Katz SI, Gilchrest BA, Paller AS, Leffell DJ, eds. Fitzpatrick's dermatology in general medicine. 7th ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2008: 1569-1577.
  • Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini RP. In: Dermatology. 2nd ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby Elsevier;2008: .
  • Dermatomyositis Jorizzo JL, Carroll CL, Sangueza OP. In: Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini RP, eds. Dermatology. 2nd ed. St. Louis (MO): Mosby Elsevier;2008: 575-584.
  • Development and validation of the dermatomyositis skin severity index Carroll CL, Lang W, Snively B, Feldman SR, Callen J, Jorizzo JL.. Br J Dermatol. 2008;158(2):345-350.
  • A linear orofacial macule Walsh SN, Jorizzo JL, Haverstock C, Sangueza OP.. Am J Dermatopathol. 2008;30(2):194-195.
  • Dramatic verrucae confined to the lower lip [editorial] Namazi MR, Jorizzo JL.. ScientificWorldJournal. 2008;8():507.

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.5
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.5
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.6
Time CP spent with patient
4.3
Wait time at clinic
3.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 5/7/2018

    Have recommended others.

  • 4/30/2018

    Dr. Jorrizzo is a wonderful physician.

  • 4/24/2018

    This was a consultation and Dr J knew of my problem and was very informative.

  • 4/11/2018

    I have much respect for this physician. I have been treated for this disease for 16 yrs. This is the first provider to get it under control for more than 3 months.

  • 3/27/2018

    very good

  • 3/26/2018

    Am not taking any meds from this provider

  • 3/13/2018

    Good is good. Like you know good.

  • 3/13/2018

    Gives me confidence.

  • 3/5/2018

    Dr. Jorizzo, for such a renowned physician in his field, is exceptionally thoughtful, kind and generous with his time. Dr. Jorizzo is extremely detailed and always prepared with knowledge of my condition from previous appointments. I am extremely grateful to be a patient of such a great person and also an exceptional dermatologist.

  • 2/27/2018

    Very good visit

  • 2/27/2018

    I don't think that Dr. Jorizzo took enough time with me because he was so behind in his schedule. With this being said he rushed through everything.

  • 2/27/2018

    I had an excellent experience with Dr. Jorizzo, and I would highly recommend him to my friends/family/colleagues.

  • 2/24/2018

    good experience

  • 2/11/2018

    Always recommend this group

  • 2/7/2018

    great experience

  • 2/6/2018

    The doctor is so busy I had to stop him going out the door to ask a question

  • 1/8/2018

    No complaints

  • 1/3/2018

    Dr. JL is a big asset to WFUBMC

  • 12/28/2017

    Dr. Jorizzo exceeded my expectations as far as his diligence, thoughtfulness, and the amount of time he spent with me in order to leverage his exemplary and impressive medical expertise to address a condition of mine that was weighing very heavily on me.

  • 12/13/2017

    Very courteous doctor; showed concern over my skin condition and gave me good pointers as well as medicine that is working well.

  • 12/5/2017

    TOTAL confidence in Dr. Jorizzo.

  • 12/4/2017

    this was my first encounter with Dr Jorizzo and not surprisingly he was as courteous, professional and commandingly talented in his field of dermatology as previously experienced with other physicians associated with the wake forest network. once again I received platinum quality medical treatment which supported my anxiety as well as my health issues

  • 12/3/2017

    Dr Jorizzo is a great provider who cares!

  • 11/22/2017

    Dr. didn't talk to me. Spoke w/his resident, student & my husband as if I wasn't in room. Didn't look at any records that I brought w/me. Stood at door w/hand on knob w/feet out the door.

  • 11/21/2017

    Dr. Joseph Jorizzo was amazing. My children have very bad eczema and with his treatment plan their skin was cleared up within 3 days! I might have waited awhile to see him but he was well worh the wait!

  • 11/21/2017

    Dr. Joseph Jorizzo was amazing. My children have very bad eczema and with his treatment plan their skin was cleared up within 3 days! I might have waited awhile to see him but he was well worh the wait!

  • 11/14/2017

    Dr Jorizzo is one of the best in his field.

  • 11/11/2017

    can't get meds prescribed because of stupid insurance regs - Dr. office is helping me navigate this

  • 11/5/2017

    great bedside manner.

  • 10/31/2017

    Everyone was kind and helpful

  • 10/31/2017

    very good experience

  • 10/30/2017

    I would have liked more time with this provider especially considering that I had driven 2 hours to see him

  • 10/30/2017

    This care provider was referred for a very specific disease.

  • 10/26/2017

    Dr. Jorizzo is fantastic. I am glad I was able to see him for my unusual rash. He is a kind, courteous, incredibly knowledgeable well-recognized expert in his field and I am grateful to be his patient.

  • 9/25/2017

    If anyone ever needed this particular expertise I would certainly recommend.

  • 9/2/2017

    I think Dr. Jorrizo was running so behind that he didn't have time to sit down and talk and explain things like he should. Also when he has students with him he talks to them more than he does his patient.

  • 8/31/2017

    Dr. Joseph Jorizzo, Jr. is by far the best physician I have ever met. He goes far beyond what is expected to give the best care possible while making you feel cared about, important, and a partner with him in making decisions on getting the best health care available. He also makes himself available to you at any time and reminds you of that (in case you need him) at the end of every visit.

  • 8/29/2017

    Especially liked the way all providers seemed on the same page, and how they brought students in for observation and teaching. Very professional.

  • 8/28/2017

    Dr. Jorizzo is an excellent doctor. He and his staff are very professional and makes a doctor visit very comfortable. You don't have to worry about misguided information when it comes to communication. I would gladly refer anyone that needs this type of care.

  • 7/29/2017

    Dr. Jorizzo is an excellent doctor with whom I have the upmost confidence and would recommend him to my family and friends. Thank you, Dr. Jorizzo.

  • 7/27/2017

    Dr Jorizzo is the most knowledgeable and thorough Dermatologist I've ever been to - he has put a plan together to keep my skin cancer under control. This has given me tremendous relief - he is great!

  • 7/24/2017

    FIRST TIME SEEING THIS DOCTOR AND I VERY SATISFIED.

  • 7/9/2017

    Jorriizzo is an excellent physician and very professional and caring. A great person.

  • 7/3/2017

    After traveling hours to see dr., waiting another 1 1/2 or longer to see him and he spent 5 mins. w/me. He had 3 students come in room along with him and PA. They acted like I was over concerned and not important. Didn't listen to me. Spoke in medical terms only. Just wanted to hurry through.

  • 6/27/2017

    Great Doctor and one I trust

  • 6/26/2017

    So professional while listening and explaining info to me.

  • 6/25/2017

    I was very impressed with the care I received at this office.

  • 6/23/2017

    Very very good.

  • 6/20/2017

    our 5 yr grandson was the patient. it was a good visit for him.

  • 6/13/2017

    My daughter (the patient) LOVES him!

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