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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Clay Cockerell is Below Average. Dr. Cockerell has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 1.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 1.3
Promptness 1.3
Courteous Staff 1.3
Accurate Diagnosis 1.0
Bedside Manner 1.0
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Clay Cockerell, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Benign Connective Tissue Cancer (Fibroma)
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma
  • Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome
  • Erythema
  • Infectious Skin Diseases
  • Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Precancerous Conditions
  • Psoriasis
  • Radiation-Induced Cancer
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Skin Diseases
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sweat Gland Cancer
  • Syphilis (Cutaneous Syphilis)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Cockerell graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 17 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
Infectious Skin Diseases
Melanoma (Skin cancer)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Skin Cancer (Skin Neoplasms)
Skin Diseases
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
American Academy of Dermatology (2004)
Physicians Association for AIDS Care (1993)
Dallas Dermatologic Society (1993)
Noah Worester Dermatological Society
Socioeconomic Committe Chairman
Socioeconomic Committe Chairman (1997)
Vice President (1994)
International Society of Dermatopathology 1990-1994 (1994)
Dallas Dermatologic Society (1997)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Cockerell has 32 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Clay J Cockerell MD is a male Dermatologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Clay J. Cockerell practice?
Dr. Clay Cockerell has 10 office locations.
Dr. Clay Cockerell practices Dermatology near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Plano, TX and Waxahachie, TX.
See Dallas Dermatologists.