Meet Dr. Duke

Daniella Duke, MD — Connecticut & Rhode Island

Dr. Daniella Duke is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic and laser dermatology. She is a nationally recognized expert in skin lasers, has published her research in leading medical journals, and has lectured at national medical conferences.

Background & Training

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Dr. Duke received her undergraduate degree, as well as a Masters degree in Public Health (M.P.H.), from Yale University. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude, and received a Fulbright Scholarship. Dr. Duke received her medical degree (M.D.) from Harvard Medical School.

After completing her internship and residency in Boston in Harvard's Dermatology Program, Dr. Duke dr daniella duke dermatology mystic ctspent an additional year completing a clinical and research fellowship in skin laser surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital's Wellman Center for Photomedicine in Boston, acquiring specialized training and experience in different types of skin laser surgery from some of the leading experts in the world.

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Curriculum Vitae


  • American Board of Dermatology

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  • American Academy of Dermatology


  • Yale University, BA, 1982-1986
  • Yale University School of Epidemiology & Public Health, MPH, 1987-1988
  • Harvard Medical School, MD, 1988-1992

Medical Internship

  • Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1992-1993

Dermatology Residency

  • Harvard Dermatology Program, 1993-1996. Chief Resident.

Skin Laser Fellowship

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Laser Center, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School. Clinical and research fellowship in skin lasers and photomedicine, 1996-1997.

Hospital Appointments

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. Attending staff physician.
  • Westerly Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Consulting Physician.

Teaching Appointments

  • Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology (1997-2010).
  • Assistant Clinical Professor teaching skin laser surgery in the residency program.

Special Interests

  • Cosmetic and Laser Dermatology


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • New London County Medical Association


  • Dr. Duke is married and has 21-year-old twins.

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