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What training does a dermatologist have?

What training does a dermatologist have?
When it comes to diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the skin, hair, and nails, no one has completed more training than a board-certified dermatologist. Before they can begin practicing, dermatologists receive more than a decade of training, including:

Four years of college to earn a bachelor’s degree

Four years of medical school to become a medical doctor

A year-long internship in medicine

Three years of residency in dermatology, working alongside experienced doctors and completing 12,000 to 16,000 hours of treating patients.