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Arthur Papier, M.D.
Arthur Papier, M.D.

Arthur Papier, M.D.

Dermatology — General — Dermatology

Accepting New Patients

Arthur Papier, M.D.

Dermatology — General — Dermatology

Accepting New Patients


University Dermatology Associates
400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14623
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About Me

Art Papier, MD is an Associate Professor in Dermatology and Medical Informatics at the University of Rochester. Dr. Papier specializes in contact and occupational dermatitis and has a special interest in acute skin rashes and skin presentations of infectious disease. His research focuses on point of care reference systems for physicians and Internet based medical information for patients. He is particularly interested in the topic of diagnostic errors in medical decision making and decision support systems. Dr. Papier was the PI of a NIAMS/NIH contract to develop a comprehensive dermatology lexicon. This work has transitioned to the American Academy of Dermatology as DermLex. Dr. Papier also is Chief Scientific Officer of Logical Images, the developer of VisualDx and an Internet self-paced course in dermatology education.



MD | University of Vermont College of Medicine — 1988

Post-doctoral Training & Residency:

Residency in Dermatology at University of Rochester Medical Center — 1990 - 1993
Internship in Internal Medicine at Berkshire Medical Center — 1988 - 1990



DeVries, D.T., Papier, A., Byrnes, J., Goldsmith, L.A. "Medical and dermatology dictionaries: An examination of unstructured definitions and a proposal for the future." J Amer Acad Dermatology. 2004; 50: 144-147.

Papier, A., Chalmers, R.J.G., Goldsmith, L., Byrnes, J. A. "Framework for improved communication: The Dermatology Lexicon Project." J Amer Acad Dermatology. 2004; 50: 630-634.

Fulginiti VA, Papier A, Lane JM, Neff JM, Henderson DA. "Smallpox vaccination: a review, part I. Background, vaccination technique, normal vaccination and revaccination, and expected normal reactions." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2003 Jul 15; 37(2):241-50. Epub 2003 Jul 10.

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