Dermatologist Knoxville, TN

Welcome to Griffith Dermatology

Welcome! Since 1977, Dr. Robert C. Griffith has been working with patients to provide the best dermatological care for patients in the Knoxville area.  Dr. Griffith's son, Dr. Rob Griffith joined the practice in fall 2018. He is a Board Certified Dermatologist committed to not only working independently but also side by side with his dad to provide excellent care for all patients.

When you make an appointment with Griffith Dermatology, you can expect to see a physician for all your skincare needs. Skilled nurses may assist with certain procedures, but it will be an experienced, trained physician who will diagnose and treat your skin problem, perform biopsies and surgical procedures, and perform ALL cosmetic procedures.

This web site provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dermatology. As you navigate the site, you’ll find information about our philosophy, our Knoxville office location, and appointment scheduling procedures. It is very important for all patients to print and complete the paperwork that is located the section under "New Patients". You may bring it with you or fax the completed forms to 865-584-7087.

You’ll also find an array of valuable information on this website about problems, diagnoses, and treatments related to dermatology. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions and check out the Cosmetic Specials and News for the latest information.


Testimonials

  • "I feel better than ever about my skin."
    Stephanie De Leon
  • "The care and compassion of Dr. Smith and staff are what keep us coming back to Robert C. Griffith, MD"
    The Johnson Family
  • "Dr. Greeen is gentle when it comes to skin care."
    Jennifer R.

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  • Moles

    Moles are common. In fact, light-skinned adults typically have 10 to 40 “common” or “normal” moles on their skin. When you talk to your dermatologist about your moles, he or she may use the word “nevus.” Nevus is the medical term for mole. When your dermatologist is talking about two or more ...

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  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa, also known as acne inversa, is an inflammatory disease that causes bumps to appear on the skin. While these bumps may resemble pimples or boils, they typically appear in places where acne does not, such as the underarms and groin. Many people have HS for life. When the condition ...

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  • Herpes Simplex

    Herpes simplex is a common viral infection. If you’ve ever had a cold sore, you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is why HSV-1 is also called “oral herpes.” A different yet closely related herpes simplex virus, ...

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  • Laser Hair Reduction

    Unwanted hair is a concern for many people. If unwanted hair bothers you, you may want to discuss this with your dermatologist. Many dermatologists offer treatment for unwanted hair. One treatment option is laser hair removal. Laser hair removal reduces the amount of unwanted hair. A laser sends beams ...

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  • Acne

    If you have acne, also called acne vulgaris, you’re not alone. It is the most common skin condition in the United States. Approximately 40 to 50 million Americans have acne. Most are teens and young adults but it can occur at any age.Newborns get acne. Children get acne. Even menopausal women get acne. At ...

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  • Lupus and Your Skin

    Lupus is an autoimmune disease, a condition in which your body’s immune system attacks healthy cells. Lupus can affect many organs in your body, including your skin. The skin is affected in approximately two-thirds of people who have lupus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) flare WHAT IS LUPUS? There ...

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  • How to Protect Yourself from the Sun

    Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. Avoiding overexposure to the sun is the most preventable way to reduce your risk for all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form. Seeking shade, wearing protective clothing and applying sunscreen are important ways to protect your skin ...

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  • Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer. Current estimates are that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. When detected early, skin cancer is highly treatable. The most common warning signs of skin cancer include changes in size, shape, or color of a mole or other skin lesion or ...

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  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a skin disease that also is common inside the mouth. It also can affect your genitals, scalp, fingernails and toenails. WHAT DOES LICHEN PLANUS LOOK LIKE? On each part of the body, lichen planus looks somewhat different. The following describes what you can see on each part of the body. Skin On ...

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  • Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)

    Hyperhidrosis is excess sweating. We all need to sweat to keep our bodies cool. However, people with hyperhidrosis seem to have overactive sweat glands. They may sweat even when their body does not need cooling. Many people who have hyperhidrosis sweat from one or more areas of the body. Most often, ...

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Monday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed