David Lockman, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Lockman has been practicing medicine in Athens since 1983. He was born and raised in Florida, but has adopted Georgia as his home. Dr. Lockman completed his undergraduate degree studies at Davidson College and Florida State University. He then attended the University of Florida College of Medicine where he received his medical degree. After working as an infectious disease physician, Dr. Lockman switched his specialty to dermatology. He completed his dermatology residency at the Medical College of Georgia, and later trained with world-renowned skin cancer expert Dr. Fred Mohs in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Lockman is credentialed at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and is board-certified in dermatology as well as in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

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One of my favorite books is William Osler’s A Way of Life. It’s his guidance to medical students on how to live the life of a physician in which a lot of his advice is about being available to the patient at the time of the visit - an ideal I strive to live up to daily. I owe a debt of gratitude to my alma mater, The University of Florida, and my professors there for encouraging me to be curious every day as well as to one of my mentors, Fred Mohs, who taught me about diligence and hard work. Dermatology Specialists of Georgia is an organization that values excellence and I am proud to be part of it knowing I can solely focus on what matters most to me - our patients."