Dr. Charles Reed has been practicing in Hickory, NC since 1984 and has been providing outstanding dermatological care for more than 38 years. A native of North Carolina, he completed his undergraduate studies and medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical Center in Charlotte, NC and a residency in Dermatology at the University of Virginia. Dr. Reed is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatological Surgery.

American Academy of Dermatology Fellow

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University of North Carolina
BA in Chemistry, 1975
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Society, 1973
Phi Beta Kappa, 1974

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1979
Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Internship: Internal Medicine, 07/1979 – 06/1980
Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Resident: Internal Medicine, 07/1980 – 06/1981
Charlotte Memorial Hospital and Medical Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Residency: Department of Dermatology, University of Virginia Medical Center, 07/1981- 06/1984
Charlottesville, Virginia
Chief Resident, 1983-84


American Board of Dermatology, October 29, 1984


State of North Carolina, #24612, August 1980
State of Virginia, #33767, October 1981


Catawba Dermatology Associates, PA 1984-2000
Hickory, North Carolina 28602

Reed Dermatology Clinic 2001 -present
Hickory, North Carolina 28601


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatological Surgery
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Catawba County Medical Society
  • North Carolina Dermatology Association National Psoriasis Foundation
  • National Alopecia Areata Foundation
  • Masters Dermatologic Association, Executive Committee 2013-present


Frye Regional Medical Center, Hickory, North Carolina

  • Active staff: 1984-present
  • Education Committee: 1986-88, Chairman 1988
  • Section Chief: Department of Dermatology, 1987-90, 1998-2001
  • Executive Committee, 1990-93, 199S

Catawba Memorial Hospital, Hickory, North Carolina

  • Courtesy Staff: 1984-present

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology 1987-2004


  • Reed, C.N., Cooper, P.H. and Swerlick, R.A.: Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia: Multiple lesions simulating Kaposi’s sarcoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Vol. 1O: p. 110-114, January 1984
  • Duckworth, P.F., Hayden, G.F. and Reed, C.N.: Human infestation by Amblyomma americanum larvae (“Seed ticks”). Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 78:p.751-753, June 1985


  • Subsets of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Rheumatology Grand Rounds, University of Virginia Medical Center, January 17, 1983
  • Annular elastolytic granuloma. Reed, C.N•• Greer, K.E., and Cooper, P.H. Gross and Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, 42nd Annual Meeting American Academy of Dermatology, Chicago, Illinois, December 1, 1983
  • Numerous speaking engagements sponsored by various pharmaceutical companies including Schering, Allergan, Janssen, Westwood-Squibb, Galderma, Medicis, Fujisawa.


  • Active Member, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Saint Andrews Lutheran Church, Finance committee 1998-2001
    • Chairman 2000
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 351
    • Troop Committee Chairman 2000-2002
    • Scoutmaster 2002-2004
  • Lakeland District Scoutmaster of the Year 2003
  • Hickory Sportsman Club
  • Eighth Power Investment Group
  • Board of Directors, RiverCrest Golf Club and Hickory Golf Investors
  • Board of Managers, Hickory Foundation YMCA, 1998-2000 Board of Directors, Kinder Kids School
  • Lake Hickory Country Club, Health Club committee 1999-2003
  • Rotary Club of Hickory East, 1989-1998
  • The Educational Foundation, University of North Carolina
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