Dr. Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip is an expert in cosmetic, surgical, and medical dermatology. With over a decade of award-winning experience and specialized expertise in dermatology, Dr. Ip works closely with each patient to get to the root of their skin concerns. She prides herself on developing a nurturing relationship with each patient, balancing her expert opinion and treatment plans with a level of warmth and humor that puts everybody at ease.
A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in health policy. She then traveled to the United Kingdom to pursue a master’s degree at Cambridge University. At Cambridge, Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip studied international development, graduating with the highest honors. After receiving her medical degree from Cornell University’s Weill Medical College, she completed specialized training in dermatology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where she served as a chief resident in her final year.
Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip is a medical journalist and media expert. She has been an expert contributor to numerous magazines including O magazine, Marie Claire, Dr. Oz The Good Life, In Shape, and Cosmopolitan. She has also appeared on National Television, including the Wendy William’s Show.
Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip serves as a consultant for a number of skin care companies including Gold Bond® and Vanicream®. She is also a key opinion leader for Hydropeptide®, a cosmeceutical company that specializes in award-winning, anti-aging products found in the most prestigious spas and physician’s offices in 24 countries. Dr. Ip has also been a speaker at national meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and has published broadly within the field of dermatology on topics ranging from advanced techniques for management of acne to surgical treatments for skin cancer.
She is a faculty member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the New England Dermatologic Society, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society.
Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip is committed to providing comprehensive, cutting-edge, compassionate care to patients of all ages and skin types. Her areas of expertise include injectable fillers, laser treatments, chemical peels, acne, hair loss, scalp disorders, and skin cancer detection. She stays current on the safest and most successful skin care procedures and products and shares that information with all her patients through a skin tips blog.
Dr. Imahiyerobo-Ip is a mother of two young children. Her husband, Dr. Ivan Ip, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. It is her pleasure to serve your needs as well as the needs of your family, colleagues, and friends.
Dr. Ip has well over a decade of experience, starting with her medical training at Harvard and continuing with her everyday interaction with a diverse patient body. Continual education and the advancement of dermatological technology are at the heart of Dr. Ip’s career, leading her to join multiple boards, publish new research, present her findings to students and colleagues alike, and earn distinguishment as an awarded dermatologist.
- 2013: Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award
- 2007: American Academy of Dermatology, Diversity Mentorship Award
- 2007: American Association of University Women, Selected Professions Fellowship
- 2005: New York Academy of Medicine, David Rogers Summer Research Fellowship
- 2005: Cornell International Summer Fellowship
- 2001: Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Overseas Scholar
- 2001: John Harvard Scholarship for Academic Excellence
- 2001: Harvard Foundation Intercultural Relations Recognition Award
- 2000: Harvard Foundation Intercultural Relations Recognition Award
- 2000: 1st place: Boylston Prize for Elocution
- 1999: Brent Lambert Academic Scholar
A.B. Harvard University
M.Phil Cambridge University
M.D. Cornell University
Internship Harvard Medical School
Cambridge Health Alliance
Residency Dartmouth Medical School
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Publications & Presentations
- Imahiyerobo-Ip, J., Wartman, D., Brennick, J., Chapman, M.S. A Warm, Painful Nodule on the Back. Accepted for Publication. Dermatology Online Journal. 2012 August
- Imahiyerobo-Ip, J and Sanchez, M. Reply: Interpretation and generalizability of findings regarding skin cancer awareness in communities of color. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2011 Sep 65(3) 644-645
- Imahiyerobo-Ip, J., Dinulos, J. Changing the Topography of Acne with Topical Medications. Current Opinions in Pediatrics. 2011 Feb;23(1):121-5
- Imahiyerobo-Ip, J., Ip, I., Jamal, S., Nadiminti, U., Sanchez, M. Skin Cancer Awareness in Communities of Color. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2011 Jan;64(1):198-200
- Imahiyerobo, J., Carucci, J. Repair of a Defect of the Helical Rim. Dermatologic Surgery. 2009. 35 (3): 509-512
- Persistent Leishmaniasis Major in an Iraq War Veteran: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges and implications for community dermatologists. Presented at American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Annual Symposium, February 2013 in Miami, Fl
- Review of Ethnic Hair Care and Management of Common Scalp Disorders in Minority Patients. Presented at Section of Dermatology Grand Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, May 2010
- Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma: An Unusual Route to the Skin. Presented at American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Annual Symposium, March, 2010 in Miami, FL
- Pemphigus Foliaceus and Psoriasis: A Coincidental Occurrence or a Causal Relationship. Presented at American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Annual Symposium, March, 2012 in San Diego, CA
- Management of Hyperpigmentation in Darker Skin Types with Topical Cosmeceuticals. Presented at Section of Dermatology Grand Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, June 15, 2012