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Phoebe Rich, M.D.

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  • Adjunct Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine


  • Dermatology

Special focus

  • Nail Disorders

Locations and contact

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About me

Phoebe Rich, M.D., adjunct professor of dermatology, is the director of the Nail Disorder Clinic at Oregon Health & Science University. She has been in private practice in Portland for 24 years. Dr. Rich received her medical degree and also completed her dermatology residency at OHSU. She is a scientific advisory board member of the Council of Nail Disorders, an organization dedicated to research and education about nail disorders and nail science. Additionally, she is a member of the European Nail Society, a charter member of the International Melanonychia Society, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr.  Rich enjoys educating residents and lecturing nationally and internationally on the importance and vast array of inflammatory, neoplastic, infectious and inherited nail conditions. She has 20 years of experience as principal investigator in over 120 clinical trials. Dr. Rich has authored a textbook, Nail Atlas, numerous text book chapters including the "Nail Surgery" chapter in the Bolognia Dermatology text, three nail chapters in the online reference UpToDate, and over 80 publications in peer reviewed journals. She has been involved in mentoring with the  Woman’s Dermatology Society and the Council for Nail Disorders.

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Languages spoken

  • English

Education and training

    • M.D., 1984, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency

    • Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Memberships and associations:

  • Council of Nail Disorders
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