Dow Stough, M.D.Dr. Stough is the founder and practicing dermatologist of The Dermatology Clinic, P.A. and medical director of Burke Pharmaceutical Research. Burke Pharmaceutical Research has grown from a small clinical trials unit within a dermatology practice to a national leader in clinical trials of skin disease.  The unit has conducted over 100 trials across the specialties of dermatology, allergy, wound healing, hair biology and general practice. Currently, it employs an experienced site manager, three clinical coordinators, a full time advanced nurse practitioner and three physician investigators.  Burke Pharmaceutical Research manages the regulatory oversight and outsources clinical trials to another clinical practice in Cleveland Ohio.  Dr. Stough has served as the medical director for various pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical trials, and has conducted multiple investigator-initiated studies.

Dr. Stough holds patents on a medical device known as the “Wart Eraser.”  He has also been instrumental in developing other medical devices.

Dr. Stough is the founder and past president of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.  He is the author of two leading textbooks dedicated to hair restoration surgery.  He has written over 50 scientific publications and has contributed numerous textbook chapters.  He has presented over 180 medical lectures at scientific meetings and was the recipient of the “Golden Follicle Award” by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and holds a certified physician investigator designation from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.

He maintains active licenses in Arkansas, Texas, and New York.