Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.6 out of 5

229 Ratings

Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.


Clinical Interests

Dermatology (general), Psoriasis, Dermatopathology

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Chicago, 1980
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1985
  • Ph.D., Duke University, 1985
  • Internship, Medicine, Duke University Hospital, 1987
  • Residency, Dermatology, North Carolina Mem Hosp, 1990
  • Residency, Dermatopathology, Med U Sc Teaching Hosps, 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
  • American Board of Pathology, Pathology - Clinical


  • Am Soc Of Dermatopathology
  • Am Academy Of Dermatology

NPI Number

  • 1720063175
Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

229 Ratings

Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Dermatology
Center for Integrative Medicine
Social Sciences & Health Policy

Research Interests

drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, education/training (all f, t,, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, hypertension, immunology/allergy/inflammatio, medical technology/devices

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Recent Publications

Sandoval LF, Pierce A, Davis SA, Feldman SR. Improved psoriasis with weight loss: the role of behavioural factors [letter]. Br J Dermatol. 2015;172(3):826-827.

DeFilippis EM, Feldman SR, Huang WW. The genetics of pyoderma gangrenosum and implications for treatment: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol. 2015;172(6):1487-1497.

Taheri A, Mansoori P, Huang KE, Feldman SR. Effect of frequency on entrance and propagation pattern of high-frequency (radiofrequency) electrical currents in biologic tissues. Skin Res Technol. 2015;21(3):291-294.

Aslam I, Fleischer A, Feldman S. Emerging drugs for the treatment of acne. Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2015;20(1):91-101.

Vaidya T, Feldman SR, Kirk J. Patient-centered approach to biologics in the treatment of psoriasis. J Nat Sci. 2015;1(3):e53.

Kuo S, Huang KE, Davis SA, Feldman SR. The rosacea patient journey: a novel approach to conceptualizing patient experiences. Cutis. 2015;95(1):37-43.

Reeder VJ, Gustafson CJ, Mireku K, Davis SA, Feldman SR, Pearce DJ. Trends in mohs surgery from 1995 to 2010: an analysis of nationally representative data. Dermatol Surg. 2015;41(3):397-403.

Anderson KL, Dothard EH, Huang KE, Feldman SR. Frequency of primary nonadherence to acne treatment. JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(6):623-626.

Anderson KL, Feldman SR. A guide to prescribing home phototherapy for patients with psoriasis: the appropriate patient, the type of unit, the treatment regimen, and the potential obstacles. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015;72(5):868-878.e1.

Anderson KL, Feldman SR. Reasons for treatment changes in patients with moderate to severe psoriasis. J Cutan Med Surg. 2015;19(4):361-366.

Davis SA, Huang KE, Feldman SR, Fleischer AB Jr, Huang WW. Trends in ambulatory health care usage for adult acne. J Cutan Med Surg. 2015;19(4):377-379.

Gerard AJ, Feldman SR, Strowd L. Quality of life of patients with pyoderma gangrenosum and hidradenitis suppurativa. J Cutan Med Surg. 2015;19(4):391-396.

Hopkinson D, Moradi Tuchayi S, Alinia H, Feldman SR. Assessment of rosacea severity: a review of evaluation methods used in clinical trials. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015;73(1):138-143.e4.

Moustafa F, Hopkinson D, Huang KE, Feldman S. Prevalence of rosacea in community settings. J Cutan Med Surg. 2015;19(2):149-152.

Radack KP, Farhangian ME, Anderson KL, Feldman SR. A review of the use of tanning beds as a dermatological treatment. Dermatol Ther. 2015;5():37-51.

Farhangian ME, Huang WW, Feldman SR. Adherence to oral and topical medications in cutaneous lupus erythematosus is not well characterized. Dermatol Ther. 2015;5(2):91-105.

Hoffman MB, Farhangian M, Feldman SR. Psoriasis during pregnancy: characteristics and important management recommendations. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2015;11(6):709-720.

Langley RG, Feldman SR, Nyirady J, van de Kerkhof P, Papavassilis C. The 5-point Investigator's Global Assessment (IGA) scale: a modified tool for evaluating plaque psoriasis severity in clinical trials. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;26(1):23-31.

Lin HC, Hunnicutt JN, Moustafa FA, Rohr AL, Huang KE, Balkrishnan R, Feldman SR. Pharmacological treatments in pregnant women with psoriasis in the U.S.A. [letter]. Br J Dermatol. 2015;172(3):807-810.

Alinia H, Feldman SR. Oral tofacitinib for psoriasis: what happens with interrupted treatment? [commentary]. Br J Dermatol. 2015;172(5):1194-1195.

Farhangian ME, Feldman SR. Immunogenicity of biologic treatments for psoriasis: therapeutic consequences and the potential value of concomitant methotrexate. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015;16(4):285-294.

Farhangian ME, Feldman SR. Moving away from fee-for-service: implications for medication adherence. South Med J. 2015;108(5):298-299.

Rogers HW, Weinstock MA, Feldman SR, Coldiron BM. Incidence estimate of nonmelanoma skin cancer (keratinocyte carcinomas) in the US population, 2012. JAMA Dermatol. 2015;():.

Ali ST, Alinia H, Feldman SR. The treatment of rosacea with topical ivermectin. Drugs Today (Barc). 2015;51(4):243-250.

Armstrong AW, Feldman SR, Korman NJ, Meng X, Guana A, Nyirady J, Herrera V, Zhao Y. Efficacy of secukinumab in patients with plaque psoriasis: area under the curve of treatment reponse rates [abstract]. Value Health. 2015;18(3):A179.

Aslam I, Feldman SR. Practical strategies to improve patient adherence to treatment regimens. South Med J. 2015;108(6):325-331.

Feldman SR. Inflammatory diseases: integrating biosimilars into clinical practice. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2015;44(6 Suppl):S16-S21.

Feldman SR, Herrera V, Zhao Y, Shi L. Timing of first-time use of biologics and healthcare costs and utilization in psoriasis [abstract]. Value Health. 2015;18(3):A296.

Feldman SR, Princic N, Zhao Y, Barghout V, Willson T, Song X, Guana A, Herrera V. Mortality risk in patients with psoriasis [abstract]. Value Health. 2015;18(3):A294.

Feldman SR, Zhao Y, Shi L, Tran MH, Lu J. Economic and comorbidity burden among moderate-to-severe psoriasis patients with comorbid psoriatic arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015;67(5):708-717.

Taheri A, Davis SA, Huang KE, Feldman SR. Onychomycosis treatment in the United States. Cutis. 2015;95(5):E15-E21.

Aslam I, Davis SA, Feldman SR, Martin WE. A review of patient lifting interventions to reduce health care worker injuries. Workplace Health Saf. 2015;63(6):267-275.

Bass AM, Farhangian ME, Feldman SR. Internet-based adherence interventions for treatment of chronic disorders in adolescents. Adolesc Health Med Ther. 2015;6():91-99.

Culp L, Moradi Tuchayi S, Alinia H, Feldman SR. Tolerability of topical retinoids: are there clinically meaningful differences among topical retinoids?. J Cutan Med Surg. 2015;():.

Papp KA, Menter MA, Abe M, Elewski B, Feldman SR, Gottlieb AB, Langley R, Luger T, Thaci D, Buonanno M, Gupta P, Proulx J, Lan S, Wolk R. Tofacitinib, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis: results from two, randomised, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 trials. Br J Dermatol. 2015;():.

Snyder A, West SE, Miles CM, Feldman SR. Obtaining an adequate specimen for the diagnosis of pigmented lesions. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015;28(4):523-525.

Bass AM, Anderson KL, Feldman SR. Interventions to increase treatment adherence in pediatric atopic dermatitis: a systematic review. J Clin Med. 2015;4(2):231-242.

Eichenfield LF, Boguniewicz M, Simpson EL, Russell JJ, Block JK, Feldman SR, Clark AR, Tofte S, Dunn JD, Paller AS. Translating atopic dermatitis management guidelines into practice for primary care providers. Pediatrics. 2015;136(3):554-565.

Farhangian ME, Snyder A, Huang KE, Doerfler L, Huang WW, Feldman SR. Cutaneous cryosurgery in the United States. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;():.

Ahn CS, Dothard EH, Garner ML, Feldman SR, Huang WW. To test or not to test? An updated evidence-based assessment of the value of screening and monitoring tests when using systemic biologic agents to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015;73(3):420-428.e1.

Anderson KL, Huang KE, Huang WW, Feldman SR. Training for prescribing in-office and home phototherapy. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2015;():.

Farhangian ME, Barnes LE, Huang KE, Feldman SR. How often do pharmacology textbooks address medication adherence? [editorial]. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;26(3):199-201.

Hill D, Feldman SR. How to manage the mother of all treatment refusal [editorial]. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015;26(5):395.

Laffer MS, Feldman SR. Improving medication adherence through technology: analyzing the managing meds video challenge. Skin Res Technol. 2014;20(1):62-66.

Carstensen SE, Huang KE, Feldman SR. Treatment failure of patients using topical acne treatments: an observational retrospective cohort study [editorial]. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014;25(3):193-195.

Sandoval LF, Feldman SR. Are wash outs needed in clinical trials of topical agents? [editorial]. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014;25(1):1.

Tan X, Davis SA, Balkrishnan R, Krowchuk DP, Feldman SR. Factors associated with topical retinoid prescriptions for acne. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014;25(2):110-114.

Hoover WD, Davis SA, Fleischer AB, Feldman SR. Topical antibiotic monotherapy prescribing practices in acne vulgaris. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014;25(2):97-99.

Sandoval LF, Ober KP, Davis SA, Feldman SR. Commentary on 'gynecomastia: etiologies, clinical presentations, diagnosis, and management' [invited commentary]. South Med J. 2014;107(1):50-51.

Ryan C, Korman NJ, Gelfand JM, Lim HW, Elmets CA, Feldman SR, Gottlieb AB, Koo JY, Lebwohl M, Leonardi CL, Van Voorhees AS, Bhushan R, Menter A. Research gaps in psoriasis: opportunities for future studies. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014;70(1):146-167.

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Professor, Dermatology

Clinical Interests

Dermatology (general), Psoriasis, Dermatopathology
Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Dermatology
Center for Integrative Medicine
Social Sciences & Health Policy

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Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.229 Ratings

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The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
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Made off colored remarks to the fact that I don't drink, as this wasn't bad enough he had students with him. Was very disappointed in the lack of professionalism from the doctor.


The Doctor is outstanding and has great people skills.


Good experience.


*Dr. Feldman is an excellent dermatologist, has been my doctor about 20 yrs.


Dr. and staff were all great.


Wonderful provider. Ninja dermatologist.


Dr. Feldman was personable and thorough. I have complete confidence in him and feel very comfortable in his care.


Amazing doctor! I was there for the appointment for myself and brought my 3 year old daughter! He was amazing! He showed her all kinds of different magic tricks with his tongue depressor! She loved him, he even asked if I had any concerns with her and I briefly showed him a rash and he was more than happy to look at it! Very very impressed with his bedside manner!!


Dr. Feldman has always been very good to me. I appreciate his care.


Dr Feldman is the best!


I have recommended him to others


Explained what they were doing made me feel comfortable about my problem.




Again...all positive.


Best doctor I have ever had. Kind, patient, knowledgeable, and caring.


Highly recommend Dr. Feldman and the Department of Dermatology to others in need at Wake-Baptist. Have experienced quite a positive and long lasting medical outcome compared to previous treatment for this skin condition.


We LOVE Dr. Feldman and have recommended him to others.


Very good experience.


Overall this was a pleasant visit


for certain condition- aka psoriasis would recommend- not for general derm or mike checks


my complete experience in Dr. Feldmans office was a very good one. I will return to see him and his staff anytime.


Came across and very competent and clear


Dr. Feldman had a resident with him. He did introduce him and asked if I was comfortable with him being present. This was very respectful and much appreciated.


he was too busy showing off for students...he assumed the resident could handle or had handled everything. left the room after just glancing at me. I made my spot with Feldman because of his reputation and knowledge I got a resident and an glimpse of Feldman....I will make sure if any one asked to tell them he is far too busy to bother

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