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Jerry D. Brewer, M.D., M.S.

  1. Dermatologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishPortuguese

Jerry D. Brewer, M.D., has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff since 2009. As a dermatologist and surgeon, Dr. Brewer’s areas of interest include cutaneous oncology, Mohs micrographic surgery, skin cancer in immunosuppressed patients, laser therapy, vascular surgery, hyperhidrosis, lymphoma associated skin cancer, melanoma epidemiology, Merkel cell carcinoma, and Extra-mammary Paget’s Disease.

Dr. Brewer is a Professor of Dermatology and the program director of the Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship in Rochester. His research interests include the association of lymphoma and skin cancer, skin cancer in transplant recipients, and melanoma epidemiology.

Throughout his time as a medical student and resident/fellow, Dr. Brewer received some of the highest honors given to medical learners, including the Penfil Award at Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award. As a dermatologist, surgeon, and researcher, he has also received numerous awards recognizing his excellence in patient care, research and scholarly activity, and clinical practice.

Dr. Brewer has served on subcommittees and board of directors for the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative, and the American College of Mohs Surgery. He served as president of the Minnesota Dermatologic Society, secretary/treasurer of the Mayo Fellows Association, and currently serves as vice president of the American College of Mohs surgery.

  1. Botox injection
  2. Laser skin surgery
  3. Melanoma surgery
  4. Mohs surgery
  5. Reconstructive surgery
  6. Skin cancer reconstruction
  7. Vein procedure
  • Melanoma incidence trends
  • Melanoma and atypical nevi
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Extramammary Paget's Disease
  • Facial reconstructive surgery
  • Vein surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Skin cancer in immunosuppressed patients
  1. 2016
    Basic Science MastersClinical and Translational Science, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2009
    Fellow - Procedural Dermatology FellowshipMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2008
    ResidentAdvanced Clinical Dermatology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2008
    Chief Resident - DermatologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2008
    Resident - DermatologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 2005
    Internship - Internal MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  7. 2004
    MDWayne State University School of Medicine
  8. 2000
    BS - Major in Zoology: Human Biology, Minors in Chemistry and MusicBrigham Young University

Certifications

  1. 2008
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Karis Award Karis Award - Saint Marys Hospital Sponsorship Board
  2. 2009
    Career Development AwardDermatology Foundation
  3. 2008
    Paul A. O'Leary AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 2008
    Richard K. Winkelmann Research AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  5. 2008
    Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellow AwardMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  6. 2007
    International Society of Dermatology (ISD) ScholarshipWorld Congress of Dermatology
  7. 2007
    American Academy of Dermatology International ScholarshipDermatology Congress of Brazil
  8. 2007
    Roy S. Rogers III Travel AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  9. 2007
    Mayo International Health Program ScholarshipDepartment of Dermatology, Hospital das Clinicas, São Paulo, Brazil
  10. 2006
    Mayo Outreach to Students and Teachers VolunteerMayo Clinic in Rochester
  11. 2004
    Penfel AwardWayne State University School of Medicine
  12. 2004
    Distinguished Service AwardWayne State University School of Medicine
  13. 2003
    Alpha Omega Alpha - Inducted during Junior YearWayne State University School of Medicine
  14. 2000
    Golden Key National Honor SocietyBrigham Young University
  15. 2000
    Year End Honors: 1st, 2nd, 3rd YearsWayne State University School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2023 - 2025
    Deputy ChairAmerican Academy of Dermatology, Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Committee
  2. 2023 - 2026
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology, Access to Dermatologic Care Committee
  3. 2023
    Secretary-TreasurerAmerican College of Mohs Surgery
  4. 2023 - present
    ChairAAD Leadership Development Steering Committee - Sessions Work Group
  5. 2022
    Deputy ChairAAD Leadership Development Steering Committee - Sessions Work Group
  6. 2021 - 2024
    ChairAmerican College of Mohs Surgery Foundation Governance and Policy Committee
  7. 2021
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatologic Surgery Surgical Directors Forum Work Group
  8. 2021 - present
    ChairDermatology Foundation Research Review Panel
  9. 2021 - 2024
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology, Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) Committee
  10. 2021
    MemberASDS Surgical Directors Work Group
  11. 2019 - 2022
    MemberAmerican Acadamy of Dermatology, Leadership Development Steering Committee
  12. 2019 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican College of Mohs Surgery, 2019 annual meeting
  13. 2019 - 2028
    DiplomatAmerican Board of Dermatology
  14. 2019 - 2020
    MemberThe Best Doctors in America
  15. 2019 - present
    Work GroupLeadership Competency Framework Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  16. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Surgical Directors Forum
  17. 2018 - 2021
    ChairEpidemiology Expert Resource Group of the American Academy of Dermatology
  18. 2018 - 2020
    MemberDermatology Foundation Research Review Panel
  19. 2017 - 2021
    ChairCME & Education Committee, American College of Mohs Surgery
  20. 2017 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology, Professionalism & Ethics Committee
  21. 2017 - 2019
    ChairMelanoma Advisory Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  22. 2017
    PresidentMinnesota Dermatological Society
  23. 2016 - 2018
    Committee MemberSurgical Dermatology Content Development Committee, American Board of Dermatology
  24. 2015
    Scientific ChairScientific Program Committee for the Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery
  25. 2015 - 2017
    Deputy ChairMelanoma Advisory Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  26. 2015 - 2020
    Panel MemberClinical/Medical/Surgical/Dermatopathology Panel of the Medical and Scientific Committee, Dermatology Foundation
  27. 2015 - present
    MemberDermatology Foundation
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberMelanoma Prevention Working Group
  29. 2014 - 2016
    Committee MemberRegistry Implementation and Management Subcommittee
  30. 2013
    Meeting DirectorInternational Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  31. 2013
    Co-DirectorThe O'Leary Society, Department of Dermatology
  32. 2013
    MemberScientific Program Committee for the Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery
  33. 2013
    MemberAd Hoc Task Force on the ABCDEs of Melanoma, American Academy of Dermatology
  34. 2013
    ChairRegional Meeting Scientific Program Committee, American College of Mohs Surgery
  35. 2013 - present
    MentorJAAD Editorial Mentorship Program, American Academy of Dermatology
  36. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberCommittee on Ethics and Medical/Legal Affairs, Minnesota Medical Association
  37. 2012 - 2016
    MemberLeadership Forum Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
  38. 2011
    Co-DirectorMinnesota Dermatological Society
  39. 2011
    Co-DirectorThe O'Leary Society, Department of Dermatology
  40. 2011 - 2014
    MemberMelanoma/Skin Cancer Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  41. 2011
    Co-DirectorJournal Club, Department of Dermatology
  42. 2011 - 2014
    MemberInternational Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  43. 2011 - 2014
    MemberBoard of Directors, International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  44. 2010
    Vice ChairResearch Committee, Department of Dermatology
  45. 2010
    Co-DirectorMinnesota Dermatological Society
  46. 2010 - present
    MemberMarquis Who's Who in America
  47. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Dermatological Society
  48. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Mohs Surgery
  49. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  50. 2008 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Student Association
  51. 2008 - present
    MemberThe O'Leary Society, Department of Dermatology
  52. 2007 - 2009
    MemberInternational Affairs Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  53. 2007 - 2008
    MemberHospital Committee, Department of Dermatology
  54. 2007 - 2008
    MemberClinical Practice, Quality and Safety Committee, Department of Dermatology
  55. 2006 - 2008
    Secretary/TreasurerMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  56. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  57. 2005 - 2009
    MemberMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  58. 2004 - present
    MemberPolitical Action Committee, American Medical Association
  59. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Psychiatric Association
  60. 2003 - 2004
    PresidentWSU-SOM Student Senate Executive (Student Body), Wayne State University School of Medicine
  61. 2002 - 2003
    TreasurerWSU-SOM Student Senate Executive (Student Body), Wayne State University School of Medicine
  62. 2002 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  63. 2001 - 2002
    VolunteerCass Clinic, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  64. 2000 - 2004
    MemberWSU-SOM Promotions Committee, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  65. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  66. 2000 - 2002
    Volunteer & CoordinatorCode Blue, Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Research activities

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