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  • Justin Stanley Gordon, MD

    Justin Stanley Gordon, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    BioDr. Justin Gordon is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Gordon earned his undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He received his medical degree from the same institution, graduating from medical school Magna Cum Laude, and earning induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following medical school, Dr. Gordon completed an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, followed by his dermatology residency at Stanford University. He served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Gordon is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Gordon’s professional focus is general medical dermatology, with a focus on LGBTQ+ health. He directs the Stanford Dermatology LGBTQ+ Clinic and serves as Chair of the Stanford Dermatology LGBTQ+/Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) Committee. He previous founded and directed the Acne Specialty Clinic at Stanford, and co-founded SUNSPORT (Stanford University Network for Sun Protection, Outreach, Research and Teamwork) - an outreach and research program focused on increasing appropriate sun-protection behaviors and reducing the incidence of skin cancer among outdoor athletes.

    Dr. Gordon's academic interests include LGBTQ+ healthcare, acne, skin cancer detection and prevention, teledermatology and entrepreneurship.

  • Emily Sarah Gorell

    Emily Sarah Gorell

    Affiliate, Dermatology

    BioEmily Gorell, DO, MS is a Post-Doctoral Clinical Research Fellow in Dermatology, working with Dr. Jean Tang. Dr. Gorell's research focuses on epidermolysis bullosa (EB), with an emphasis on molecular correction methods and clinical trials. Dr. Gorell first became interested in epidermolysis bullosa after volunteering at Camp Wonder, a summer camp for children with skin diseases in the early 2000s. Prior to medical school, Dr. Gorell was a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Dermatology for 7 years, focused on pediatric dermatology clinical research. Dr. Gorell's primary project as a research coordinator was the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of gene therapy for recessive dystrophic EB, with results published in JAMA in 2016.

    Dr. Gorell completed her undergraduate work at U.C. Berkeley. She obtained a Master's Degree in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. She completed medical school at A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, and performed her clinical rotations at the Seattle, WA clinical site. Dr. Gorell completed a Transitional Year program at Spokane Teaching Health Center in Spokane, WA. Dr. Gorell will be starting dermatology residency at the University of Cincinnati in July 2020.