Richard R. Pierce, MD, FAAD

Board-Certified Dermatologist / Managing Partner

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Dr. Pierce is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. After graduating from West Point, he served as an Environmental Science & Engineering Officer before attending medical school at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the Nation's only federal health professions service academy.

After completing dermatology training at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he trained with Dr. Casey Chern, he was assigned as Staff Dermatologist at Womack Army Medical Center serving the Nation's Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, retirees, and their families with comprehensive dermatologic care.

After over 14 years in the U.S. Army, Dr. Pierce entered the civilian sector and providing skin, hair, and nail care in North Carolina at Central Dermatology Center. When an opportunity presented to start his own practice serving the wonderful Lowcountry community in the Charleston area, he seized it. In February 2021, Clearline Dermatology opened its doors.

Having stayed close in touch with Dr. Chern since their time training together and sharing a passion for quality and compassionate skin, hair, and nail care, Dr. Chern joined Clearline Dermatology a few short months after its opening.

In addition to his special interests in delivering high-quality medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatologic care, Dr. Pierce enjoys spending time with his wife and three active children.

Undergraduate Education

United States Military Academy at West Point

Medical School

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Residency Training

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Memberships & Affiliations

Roper St. Francis Affiliate Member

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