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Mission and History

Dermatology Center of Meridian was founded in 1999 by Neill C. Porter, M.D., F.A.A.D.  Dr. Porter is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology.  In addition, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  

He has over twenty years of experience in Dermatology with a special interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancers, atypical moles and malignant melanoma.  Dr. Porter specializes in skin surgery and treatment of skin cancers.  

Our mission is to provide compassionate, advanced dermatologic care in a friendly outpatient setting. 


About Dr. Porter

Dr. Porter is a native of Louisiana and graduate of Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe with a Bachelor's degree in Pre-Medicine.  He obtained his M.D. degree in 1988 at Louisiana State University Medical Center, receiving academic honors for finishing first in his graduating medical class.  In addition, during his senior year, Dr. Porter served as president of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  

After an internship in Internal Medicine, he then completed residency training in Dermatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.  Dr. Porter also served as chief resident during his final year of training.