Dr. Laura Korb Ferris MD Dermatologist

Dr. Laura Ferris is a dermatologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. She received her medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Ferris accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 12 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Clinical Interests: Psoriasis, Melanoma, Early Detection of Cancer, Prospective Studies, Dermatologic Agents, Patient Acceptance of Health Care, Diagnostic Equipment, Sensitivity and Specificity, Skin Neoplasms

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2003

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Dermatology, 2003 - 2007

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 2002


Other Training, Biology, 1989 - 1993


Other Training, Immunology, 1993 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 7 years in Dermatology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Eugene Sydney Bereston Award of Excellence in Dermatology
2002

Donaldson Prize for Excellence in Pathology
2002

Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, American Medical Women's Association
2002

Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Maryland School of Medicine
2001

Phi Beta Kappa, Marquette University Chapter
1993

Publications & Presentations

Ferris L 2012 3 1

Ferris L 2012 3 1

Ferris L 2012 3 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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