Dr. John Pelachyk, MD

Dr. John Pelachyk, MD

Dermatopathology  ·  
Male  ·  
66 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Pelachyk, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in Port Huron, MI and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in dermatopathology and dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Port Huron

1602 Military St

Port Huron, MI 48060
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Pelachyk's Experience

Dr. Pelachyk's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatopathology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Pelachyk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pelachyk "Dr. Pelachyk is a lifelong Michigan resident, and he has maintained a practice in Port Huron since 1991. He is Board-Certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology. Dr. Pelachyk earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He completed a residency in dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital, and a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Cleveland Clinic. His professional areas of interest include general dermatology, collagen vascular diseases, psoriasis, skin cancer detection and treatment, acne and dermatopathology. When a person comes to my office, I want him or her to know that we care about them not only as a patient with a medical problem, but also as a person. - John M. Pelachyk, MD"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pelachyk "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."


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2  Specialties

  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

24  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Michigan
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pelachyk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Society of Dermatopathology, Member
  • Dermatology Foundation, Member
  • Mercy Community Physician Hospital Organization, Member
  • Michigan Dermatological Society, Member
  • Michigan State Medical Society, Member

Dr. Pelachyk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pelachyk to family and friends
34 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pelachyk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Pelachyk is very kind and welcoming. He listens well and is attentive, and knowledgeable. When you come to see Dr. Pelachyk you will wait but that is because he is the doctor you will see, he or his PA. That's what I like about the office the most, I paid to see the doctor I see the doctor. In...more
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I've been seeing Dr pelachyk for 12+ years. This is the type of office where everyone knows your name, everyone works efficiently, every face has a smile and you are valued as the patient. Dr. Pelachyk is personable, not pushy, gives you options which to choose from for my care and gives honest...more
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Dr. Pelachyk is very patient oriented which is the most important part of giving good care to the people that entrust him with their health care issues. Drs. that don't care about their patients do not give good health care regardless of what their resume looks like on paper. Dr. Pelachck, also,...more
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I am writing for my father, who was a new patient. I am very impressed with the staff and the physician, everyone was very kind and considerate and professional.
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Professionalism, care and concern for patients, timely appoints and a friendly staff.
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