Richard H. Flowers, MD, FAAD

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Associate Professor of Dermatology, Residency Program Director, Clinical Trails Unit (IDRA)

Medical Doctorate: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Internship: University of Virginia, Internal Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia, Dermatology

Clinical Interests

Dr. Flowers sees a wide variety of dermatologic disease and is a general dermatologist with focus on complex medical dermatology.  His special interests including rheumatologic dermatology (lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, scleroderma, psoriasis), blistering diseases (immunobullous disease including pemphigus, pemphigoid), hidradenitis suppurativa, vasculitis, and sarcoidosis.

Research Interests

Clinical Trials Unit (IDRA)


Dr. Flowers completed medical school at the University of Mississippi and came to Charlottesville for his internship in internal medicine and dermatology residency at the University of Virginia. He remained as a member of the core faculty in the Department of Dermatology. He also conducts a Rheumatology Dermatology Combined clinic as well as a hidradenitis suppurativa specialty clinic.

Outside of medicine, he loves spending time with his wife and his three sons, exploring the great outdoors, traveling and playing tennis.