Dr. Joseph Fowler Jr, MD

Dr. Joseph Fowler Jr, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Joseph Fowler Jr, MD is a dermatologist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

501 S 2nd St

Louisville, KY 40202

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Top Care Areas

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more than 89% of peers
Itchy Skin
more than 86% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
more than 65% of peers

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Dr. Fowler Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fowler Jr "Dr. Fowler is a nationally known dermatologist, recognized for his work in the field of rosacea, skin allergies and contact dermatitis. He has maintained a busy private practice for almost 30 years in Louisville. He is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Louisville and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Occupational Medicine at the University of Kentucky, and is involved in teaching residents and medical students. He has been a past president of the American Contact Dermatitis Society, the Space Dermatology Foundation, and the Kentucky Dermatology Society. He is the president of the North American Contact Dermatitis Group. He is listed in Woodward and White's "Best Doctors in America".Dr. Fowler has been an invited lecturer at many regional, national, and international medical conferences, including the annual conference of the American Academy of Dermatology since 1989. He is the author of over 160 scholarly publications and medical chapters and the co-author of "Fisher's Contact Dermatitis" one of the most used dermatology textbooks. He is the medical director for several annual national conferences including the Caribbean Dermatology Symposium, the Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, and the Las Vegas Dermatology Seminar. Along with Dr. Jackson he is a team dermatologist for University of Louisville athletic teams.Dr. Fowler has served as principal investigator on multiple pharmaceutical research studies. He is a consultant in drug development for multiple dermatologic pharmaceutical companies around the world.Dr. Fowler lives in Louisville with his wife, Lynn. They are partners in Margaux Farm in Midway, KY., which breeds and races thoroughbreds. When not working, he enjoys tennis, music, and travel."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fowler Jr "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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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

11  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Patch Testing
  • Skin Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Louisville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fowler Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • American Acne and Rosacea Society, Member
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society, Member
  • American Denmatological Association, Member
  • Dermatologic Therapeutics Association, Member
  • Dermatology Foundation, Member
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society, Member
  • Kentucky Dermatological Association, Member
  • Kentucky Medical Association, Member
  • Space Dermatology Foundation, Member

Dr. Fowler Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fowler Jr to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Fowler Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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