Naomi Lawrence, MD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Head, Division of Dermatology, Section of Procedural Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Professor of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatology



Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Dr. Lawrence earned her BA degree from Tulane University, and her MD from the Tulane University School of Medicine.  Following her internship and residency in dermatology at Tulane, Dr. Lawrence completed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  She also completed a Mohs Cutaneous Oncology Surgical fellowship with Willis Cottel, MD in Dallas, Texas.


Dr. Lawrence has served on the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Board of Directors, as secretary of the executive board, and is currently on the executive committee as Past President of ASDS.  She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery.  She is an associate editor for the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery.  She is Chair of the Surgical Directors Forum.  Dr. Lawrence has published medical studies in the leading journals of dermatology and has presented papers at major conferences in her field.  She is the author of a book on skin rejuvenation and dermatologic surgery. She has written nearly 100 chapters and articles on liposuction, chemical peeling, skin cancer, reconstruction, laser resurfacing and patient safety.


Dr. Lawrence has been listed in the Philadelphia Magazine, New Jersey Magazine and South Jersey Magazine as a “Top Doc” from 1999-Current.  She has been interviewed by USA Today, Health on the Run, Dermatology Times, Skin and Allergy News, Women’s World, Philadelphia Inquirer, Self Magazine, Courier Post, Elle Magazine, Cosmetic Surgery Times, Central Record and many other national publications.

Office Locations

Marlton - 10000 Sagemore Drive

10000 Sagemore Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053


Marlton - 10000 Sagemore Drive

10000 Sagemore Drive
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: 856.596.3040
Fax: 856.596.5651

Education & Training

Medical SchoolTulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
InternshipTulane Medical Center Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans, LA
ResidencyTulane Medical Center Hospital & Clinic, New Orleans, LA
FellowshipUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Special Interests

Procedural dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, laser skin surgery, varicose vein procedures, liposuction, dermabrasion, cryosurgery, tissue fillers, platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment for hair loss


  • American Academy of Dermatology

    American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
    Board of Directors, Executive Committee, ASDS and ASDSA
    Immediate Past President 2016-2017
    President 2015-2016
    President Elect 2014-2015
    Vice President 2013-2014
    Secretary 2003-2007
    Officers and Board of Directors Work Group chair 2005-2006
    Board of Directors 1999-2002
    American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association
    Skin cancer patient experience task force

    American Society of Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Fellow
    Tromovitch Award Committee 2009- 2010
    Fellowship Training Committee 2009-present
    Industry Liaison Committee 2006-2009
    Communications and Public Relations Committee 1998-2004

    American Society of Cosmetic Surgery
    Women’s Dermatologic Society
    Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
    American Medical Association
    The American Board of Dermatology, Inc. (2005)
    Association of Professors of Dermatology

Awards and Honors

  • Association of Surgical Faculty 2007
    ASDS Presidential Citation Award 2007
    Cutting Edge Research Grant(2001, 2004, 2008, 2010)
    Honorary Member Iowa Dermatologic Society
    American Dermatologic Association – Elected - 2003
    Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement
    Alpha Omega Honor Society Junior and Senior year
    Secretary - Treasurer of Alpha Omega Alpha
    Phi Beta Kappa, Tulane University

Editorial Positions

Multimedia Editor Dermatologic Surgery Journal – appointed 2018-present
Clinical research editor Rowan medical school 2018-Associate Editor - Dialogues in Dermatology 2002-2006, 2nd term 2006-2010
Assistant Editor - Dermatologic Surgery Journal 2002-present
Assistant Editor – Case Report and Surgical Gems Dermatologic Surgery, Journal 2001-2003
Editor - Dermatologic Surgery Journal on special liposuction edition
Guest Editor - Dermatologic Surgery Special Issue: Best Reconstructive Techniques in Dermatologic Surgery 2015

Grants and Research

  • FDA Clinical Trials
    -A Phase III, Open-label, multicenter study to assess the long-term safety of repeat administrations of Reloxin in the treatment of glabellar lines. Sponsor, Medicis. Completed 2004-2009

    Current Research

    Assessment of bacterial organisms colonizing Mohs surgical wounds healing by second intention. Ashley Decker, MD, Michael Renzi, MD, Naomi Lawrence, MD

    A prospective comparison of polypropylene suture versus cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive for epidermal closure of non-facial surgical wounds. Christi Regula, MD Naomi Lawrence MD, Ryan Johnson, MD, Min Deng, MD, Ashley Decker MD.

    Microneedling split body study for the treatment striae. Naomi Lawrence, MD, Ashely Decker, MD, Matthew Belcher, MD

    Injection practice in cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery offices. Naomi Lawrence, MD, Matthew Belcher, MD