Dr. Richard J. Salomon joined The Skin Surgery Center in April of 2016. He serves the Hickory office, also known as Hickory Dermatology, where he has practiced since 1992. Dr. Salomon has been practicing dermatology for more than 30 years.
Dr. Salomon earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology from Albion College in Albion, Mich.
Dr. Salomon completed a rotating internship at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor, Mich. and a residency in Dermatology at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, N.C. Additionally, he completed a Medical Mycology Program and Cutaneous Surgery Program at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Dr. Salomon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
Dr. Salomon is recognized as one of Castle Connolly’s Best Doctors.
1978 Albion College
BA in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology
1982 University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1982-1983 Rotating Intern
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
1984 Medical Mycology Program
Duke University Medical Center
1985 Cutaneous Surgery Program
Duke University Medical Center
National Board of Medical Examiners Certificate, July 1983
Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, December 1986
Partners in Professional Association
Catawba Dermatology Associates
Partner with T. James Baden, MD
Western Piedmont Dermatology Association
HONORS AND AWARDS
Regional Top Doctor – Castle Connolly, 2014
CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification
EMA EMR, Modernizing Medicine, Inc., 2013
Honors recognition in Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Flushing Jr. Women’s Club Scholarship, 1974
Michigan Scholastic Scholarship, 1974
School Representative in Intercollegiate Mathematics Competition, 1974
Kappa Mu Epsilon-Mathematics Honorary, 1977
Beta Beta Beta-Biology Honorary, 1977
Albion College Fellow Award, 1976, 1977, 1978
Who’s Who on American College Campuses, 1978
Member and Officer, Mortar Board Society, 1978
Degree Summa Cum Laude, 1978
Phi Beta Kappa, 1978
RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS
1. Clinical Investigation on Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Effect of Treatment on Nerve Conduction Velocities, McLaren Hospital, Flint, Michigan, 1975.
2. Undergraduate presentations on “Mathematical Models of the Menstrual Cycle” and “A Mathematical Model of Glucose Regulation,” Albion College, 1977.
3. Department Honors Papers on “The Relationship of Exercise to Menstrual Dysfunction” and “Psychological Aspects of Psoriasis,” University of Michigan Medical School, 1981.
4. Contributor to an unpublished investigation on “The Relationship of Mast Cells to the Formation of Cutaneous Vascular Malformations,” Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 1982.
5. Lecture on Infectious Dermatoses, Department of Nursing, North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1984.
6. Papulosquamous Diseases, Veterans Administration Hospital, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1985.
7. Pediatric Blistering Diseases, Wake County Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, 1985.
1. Salomon, R.J., Gardepe, S. Woodley DT: Deep Granuloma Annulare in Adults. Int. J. Dermatol. 25: 109-112, 1986.
2. Salomon, R.J., Baden, T. J., Gammon, W. R.:Kyrle’s Disease and Hepatic Insufficiency. Arch. Dermatol. 112: 18-19, 1986.
3. Salomon, R.J.,Briggarnan, R.A., Wernikoff, S.Y., Kayne, A.: Localized Bullous Pemphigoid: A Mimic of Acute Contact Dermatitis. Archives of Dermatology (in Review).
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
International Society of Dermatology
Catawba County Medical Society
American Academy of Dermatology
Christian Medical and Dental Society