Dean Goodless, MD



Dean R. Goodless, MD, FAAD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering psoriasis. With over 15 years of clinical experience treating psoriasis, Dr. Goodless has had the opportunity to use every treatment available for this common, but troublesome disease. He has served as principle and sub-investigator on over a dozen FDA clinical drug trials, including several for new psoriasis drugs. He has also authored books on psoriasis and acne.


Dr. Goodless received his medical degree from the University of Miami in Florida. Postgraduate training included an internship at University of Florida and a second year of internal medicine residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. He completed his dermatology training in the three-year dermatology residency program at University of Miami School of Medicine and was subsequently certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

A Word From Dean Goodless, MD

Psoriasis can be frustrating to manage, but you are not alone. Some 2% of people suffer from psoriasis, millions in the United States alone. I hope that my experience and insight will assist you in understanding psoriasis, as well as the treatment options available for this disease.

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