Dr. Gerardo Marrazzo joined The Skin Surgery Center in July of 2016. He provides both general dermatology and Mohs surgery services at the Hickory office, also known as Hickory Dermatology.

Dr. Marrazzo graduated summa cum laude from The South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina – Columbia and earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. Marrazzo completed his residency at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Zitelli and Brodland Skin Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Dr. Marrazzo is Board-certified in Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, an associate of the American College of Mohs Surgery, and an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

American Academy of Dermatology Fellow

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EDUCATION

2007 University of South Carolina at Columbia
Columbia, SC
BS Biology, summa cum laude

2011 Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
MD

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

2011-2012 Transitional Internship
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

2012-2015 Dermatology Residency
July 2014–July 2015 – Chief Resident
Department of Dermatology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

2015-2016 Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship
Zitelli and Brodland Skin Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, 2015

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Dermatology

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

Dallas Dermatologic Society

Texas Dermatologic Society

LEADERSHIP & VOLUNTEERISM

2014-2015 Chief Resident, Parkland Memorial Hospital and North Texas VAMC

2014-present Volunteer at Agape Clinic (Indigent care clinic in Dallas, TX)

2014-present Volunteer at the D-TAG tattoo removal program (aiding ex-gang members enter into military service)

2013-present ASDS Resident Liaison to UTSW

2013-present Resident Technology and Audiovisual Coordinator

2009-2011 Skin Cancer Awareness Network Foundation Volunteer

2008-2010 Physician’s Care Clinic volunteer (assisted in the care of indigent adults of DeKalb County, GA)

2007-2009 Sensei, Emory University Judo Club

2004-2005 Vice President, University of South Carolina Judo Club

2004 Team Captain, Selección Juvenil de Judo Del Distrito Federal, Venezuela

2004 Volunteer, Cristobal Rojas Clinic, Caracas, Venezuela

HONORS & AWARDS

2015 UT-Southwestern Dermatology “Star Clinician” Award

2015 UT-Southwestern Dermatology Award for Cognitive Excellence

2014 UT-Southwestern Dermatology Award for Cognitive Excellence

2013 ASDS Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship

2013 UT-Southwestern Dermatology Award for Cognitive Excellence

2010-2011 C. W. Strickler Medical Scholarship

2009-2010 Lloyd Whitley Medical Scholarship

2008-2009 Luci and Papa George-Gomez Medical Scholarship

2008-2009 Esther Bleich Medical Scholarship

2007-2008 Harris Family Medical Scholarship

2007-2008 Warren Medical Scholarship

2006 Howard Hughes Research Fellowship

2005-2006 South Carolina Honors College Undergraduate Research Fellowship

2003-2007 Palmetto Fellows Scholarship (USC – Columbia)

2003-2007 Trustee’s Enrollment Scholarship (USC – Columbia)

2003-2007 Lieber Scholar Scholarship (USC – Columbia)

2003-2007 University of South Carolina President’s List

2003 National Merit Finalist

PUBLICATIONS

Marrazzo, Gerardo, Ryan Thorpe, Daniel Condie, Marco C. Pinho, and Divya Srivastava. “Clinical and Pathologic Factors Predictive of Positive Radiologic Findings in High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” Dermatologic Surgery 41.12 (2015): 1405-410.

Byekova, Yevgeniya, Gerardo Marrazzo, Ryan Thorpe, Joseph Susa, and Stan Taylor. “Fibrosarcomatous Transformation of a Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans During Pregnancy.” Dermatologic Surgery (2015): 1.

Turrentine, Jake E., Gerardo Marrazzo, and Ponciano D. Cruz. “Novel Use of Patch Testing in the First Report of Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Cyclobenzaprine.” Dermatitis 26.1 (2015): 60-61.

Love EM, Marrazzo GA, Kini S, Veledar E, Chen SC. “ItchyQoL bands: pilot clinical interpretation of scores.”Acta Derm Venereol. 2015 Jan;95(1):114-5.

Primary mucinous carcinoma of the eyelid treated with Mohs micrographic surgery
Gerardo Marrazzo, MD; Ryan Thorpe, BS; and William Black, MD
Accepted for publication to Cutis (February 2015)

Hugo Chavez: A 21st Century Caudillo
Gerardo Marrazzo
Senior thesis, South Carolina Honors College
Published by South Carolina Honors College Limited Press in May 2007

PRESENTATIONS

“First Do No Harm,” Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Steroids
Gerardo Marrazzo, MD, Speaker
Advanced Contact Dermatitis Course, 2014 AAD Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado

Immediate type I and patch test-confirmed type IV hypersensitivity to corticosteroids in the same patient
Gerardo Marrazzo, MD, Speaker
Fisher Resident Award presentation at the 2014 Allergic Contact Dermatitis Society Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado

Fibrosarcomatous transformation of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in association with pregnancy
Olayemi Sokumbi, MD; Yevgeniya Byekova, MD; Gerardo Marrazzo, MD; Clay Cockerell, MD; and Joseph Susa, DO
Poster presented at the 2013 American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Clinical Interpretation of ItchyQoLUsing an Anchor-based Technique
Gerardo A. Marrazzo, BS; Laura Delong, MD, MPH; Seema Kini, BA; Emir Veledar, PhD; Suephy C. Chen, MD, MS
Poster presented at the 2011 AAD Annual Meeting

The Role of Bone Morphogenic Protein in Periostin Regulation
Gerardo Marrazzo; Rich Goodwin, PhD
Poster presented at the 2006 Howard Hughes Research Presentation

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