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Jamie MacKelfresh

Jamie B. MacKelfresh, MD

Dr. MacKelfresh is a general dermatologist with over 10 years of experience in practice at Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Health System.


  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Dermatology


  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Internship: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine


MacKelfresh J, Chen SC, Monthrope YM. Pregnancy and changes in melanocytic nevi. Obstet Gynecol 2005: 106(4):857-860.

MacKelfresh J, Soon S, Arbiser JL. Combination therapy of doxycycline and topical tacrolimus for venous ulcers. Arch Dermatol 2005. 141(11):1476-1477.

MacKelfresh J, Parker S, Parker D. Cutaneous extramedullary myeloid leukemia: A rare clinical presentation with significant therapeutic implications. J Cutan Pathol 2007. 24(1): 130-131.

Bhandarkar SS, Cohen C, Kuruvila M, Rea TH, MacKelfresh JB, Lee DJ, Modlin RL, Arbiser JL. Angiogenesis in cutaneous lesions of leprosy – Implications for treatment. Arch Dermatol 2007: 143(12):1527-1529.

Bhandarkar SS, MacKelfresh J, Fried L, Arbiser JL. Targeted therapy of oral hairy leukoplakia with gentian violet. J Am Acad Dermatol 2008: 58(4): 711-712.

Parker D, MacKelfresh J. Seronegative syphilis: the great imitator revisited. J Cutan Pathol 2009. 36(1): 152-152.

Bhandarkar SS, Jaconi M, Fried LE, Bonner MY, Lefkove B, Govindarajan B, Perry BN, Parhar R, Mackelfresh J, Sohn A, Stouffs M, Knaus U, Yancopoulos G, Reiss Y, Benest AV, Augustin HG, Arbiser JL. Fulvene-5 potently inhibits NADPH oxidase 4 and blocks the growth of endothelial tumors in mice. J Clin Invest 2009: 119(8):2359-2365.

Chua RA, MacKelfresh J, Cohen C, Varma V, Fried L, Arbiser JL. Disseminated pyoderma gangrenosum: role for vascular endothelial growth factor and hypoxia inducible factor-2. J Am Acad Dermatol 2009: 61(4):730-732.

Stoff B, MacKelfresh J, Fried L, Cohen C, Arbiser JL. A nonsteroidal alternative to impetiginized eczema in the emergency room. J Am Acad Dermatol 2010. 63(3):537-539.

10.Parker SR, MacKelfresh J. Autoimmune blistering diseases in the elderly. Clin Dermatol 2011. 29(1):69-79.

11.Stuart LN, Rodriguez AS, Gardner JM, Foster TE, MacKelfresh J, Parker DC, Chen SC, Stoff BK. Utility of additional tissue sections in dermatopathology: diagnostic, clinical and financial implications. J Cutan Pathol 2014. 41(2):81-87.

12.Shams SR, Goldstein DA, Kaufman JL, MacKelfresh J, Flowers CR, Langston AA. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2014.14(6):213-215.

13.Bhandarkar SS, Lanka P, Lanka LR, Veledar E, Bonner MY, MacKelfresh J, Arbiser JL. Tuberculosis Verrucosa Cutis Lesions Exhibit a Greater Microvessel Count than Lupus Vulgaris Lesions. Exp Dermatol 2016. 25(6): 479-80.

14.Stoff BK, MacKelfresh JB, Stoddard HA. Education Versus Service in Residency: A False Dichotomy? J Grad Med Educ. 2017 9(3):395-396.

15.Albers LN, Maley AM, MacKelfresh JB. Blowing bubbles: Dermoscopy of bubble hair. Int J Trichology. 2017 9(3):122-123.

16.Costa A, Mackelfresh J, Gilbert L, Bonner MY, Arbiser JL. Activation of Protein Kinase C ε in Merkel Cell Polyomavirus-Induced Merkel Cell Carcinoma. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 153(9):931-932.