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Dr. Michael Adler joined The Oregon Clinic Portland Dermatology in 1997, after serving as Chief Resident during his dermatology residency at Oregon Health and Science University. He received his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego Medical School and graduated cum laude from Stanford University.
Dr. Adler was drawn to dermatology because it offers a unique blend of different areas: patient interaction, pattern/visual learning and diagnosis, immunology, microbiology, surgery and pathology. He enjoys working with his patients to solve their unique set of problems and issues that help guide formation of an optimal treatment approach specifically for them. His goal is to help his patients achieve the best and most satisfying results possible.
Dr. Adler is an honored dermatologist and is frequently named to Portland Monthly’s list of Top Doctors. He is also a past President of the Oregon Dermatology Society and has been Chair of Dermatology at Legacy Portland Hospitals for the past fifteen years. He enjoys teaching dermatology and leading conferences as an Affiliate Professor of Dermatology at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Adler also provided charitable care at The Wallace Medical Concern.
Outside of work and spending time with his family and friends, Dr. Adler enjoys golf, tennis, hiking, yoga, reading, following our Blazers and Timbers, and of course, good food.
Oregon Dermatology Society
American Academy of Dermatology
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Residency, Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 1997
Internship, Internal Medicine, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, 1994
MD, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1993
BS, Cum Laude, Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1988
Section Chair of Dermatology, Legacy Emanuel Hospital
Section Chair of Dermatology, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
Dermatology Board Representative, The Oregon Clinic
President, Oregon Dermatology Society, 2007-2008
Affiliate Professor of Dermatology, OHSU
Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors”, 2020, 2022, 2023, 2024
Adler MJ, Larsen WG. Clinical variability of shiitake dermatitis. J Amer Acad Dermatol 2012; 67(4): e140-1.
Adler MJ, White CR Jr. Amelanotic Malignant Melanoma. Semin Cutan Med Surg 1997 Jun; 16(2): 122-30.