Dermatology & Laser Associates of Medford dates from 1955 when Dr. Lee Harlow was the first dermatologist to settle in the Rogue Valley. Dr. Douglas Naversen took over the practice in 1982. Dr. Naversen graduated from Ohio State Medical School in 1973, completed his internal medicine internship in San Antonio in 1974, and enjoyed his three year dermatology residency at UC San Francisco from 1974-1977. Dr. Naversen was the chief resident in dermatology his third year at UCSF. After practicing in the Air Force at Anchorage, Alaska, he moved his wife and children to Oregon in 1982.
Dr. Naversen is board certified in dermatology, dermatopathology and laser medicine and surgery. He is a member of many professional societies including the Oregon Medical Association, Jackson County Medical Society, the Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and both the American and International Society of Laser Surgeons. He has served as the Vice President of the prestigious Pacific Dermatology Association, and he is a member of the "Circle of Leaders Annenberg Society."
In addition to authoring numerous papers published in the dermatology literature, he is considered a regional laser expert. Dr. Naversen is very excited about our facility and our wonderful staff.