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About John D. Hendrix, MD – Mohs Micrographic Surgeon

Dr. Hendrix has over 20 years experience diagnosing and treating skin cancers. He has performed over 20,000+ Mohs surgeries on malignancies such as basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, atypical fibroxanthoma, dermatofibroma sarcoma protuberans, sebaceous carcinoma, microcystic adnexal carcinoma, angiosarcoma, and merkel cell carcinoma. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He received his medical training and completed a research fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Additionally, he completed his Dermatology residency and Mohs fellowship at the University of Virginia.


Prep School: Woodberry Forest School, VA 1978-80
College: Davidson College, Davidson, NC 1980-84

Medical School Education 

Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC 1984-88
Fellowship: (Dermatology Research): University of North Carolina 1988-89
Internship: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond VA 1989-90
Dermatology Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 1990-93

Mohs Micrographic Surgery Education

Dermatology Mohs Fellow: University of Virginia 1994-96

Other Service

Dermatology Associates, PA Oak Ridge, Tennessee (Private practice) 1993-1994
Assistant Professor (Dermatology): University of Virginia 1996-2000


1989 Diplomate Federal Licensing Exam
1993 Diplomate American Board of Dermatology
1993 Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
1998 Fellow, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery
1989-present Virginia


1984 Phi Beta Kappa
1989 Upjohn Dermatology Research Award
1996 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Young Investigator Award

Professional Affiliations

1994-present Member, Albemarle County (Virginia) Medical Society
1994-present Member, Virginia Dermatologic Society
1994-present Member, Medical Society of Virginia

Selected Lectures (Local/Regional/National)

“Mohs Micrographic Surgery of the Eyelid”
“Surgical anatomy of the head and neck: nose and ears”
“Surgical repair of the ear & nose”
“Cutaneous drug eruptions”
“Skin cancer of the eyelid: diagnosis and management”
“Lentigo maligna: diagnosis/management”
“Basal cell cancer: diagnosisand management”
“Unusual cutaneous malignancies”
“Principles of skin flaps”
“Principles of grafts”
“Wound closure”
“Second intention healing”
“Principles of sclerotherapy”
“Dermatologic instruments/suture”
“Surgical Pearls”
“Difficult cutaneous malignancies”
“Mohs Surgery”
“Benign Skin Neoplasms”
“Skin Cancer update: how to detect and manage”
“Moles and melanoma”
“Cutaneous Malignancy of the Nose”
“Unusual cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck”
“Minimally invasive options”
“Difficult basal cell carcinomas: diagnosis and management”
“Cheek repair”

Selected Bibliography – Journal Articles

  1. Gammon WR, Yancey KB, Mangum KL, Hendrix, JD, Hammer CH. Generation of C5-dependent bioactivity by tissue-bound anti-BMZ autoantibodies. J Invest Dermatol 1989;93:195-200.
  2. Hendrix JD, Mangum KL, Zone JJ, Gammon WR. Cutaneous IgA deposits in bullous diseases function as ligands to mediate adherence of activated neutrophils. J Invest Dermatol 1990;94:667-672.
  3. Gammon WR, Hendrix JD, Mangum K, Jeffes EW. Recombinant human cytokines stimulate neutrophil adherence to IgG autoantibody-treated epithelial basement membranes. J Invest Dermatol 1990;95:164-171.
  4. Hendrix JD, Greer KE. Cutaneous hyperpigmentation caused by systemic drugs. Int J Dermatol 1992;31:458-466.
  5. Thuong-Nguyen V, Kadunce DP, Hendrix JD, Gammon WR, Zone JJ. Inhibition of neutrophil adherence to antibody by dapsone: a possible therapeutic mechanism of dapsone in the treatment of IgA dermatoses. J Invest Dermatol 1993;100:349-355.
  6. Hendrix JD. Mohs micrographic surgery: the cutting edge. Albemarle County Medical Society quarterly newsletter. Fall/Winter 1995
  7. Hendrix JD, Greer KE. Erythrokeratodermia variabilis present at birth: case report and review of the literature. Ped Dermatol 1995;12:351-354.
  8. Hendrix JD, Greer KE. Rubinstein Taybi syndrome with multiple flamboyant keloids. Cutis 1996;57:346-348.
  9. Hendrix JD, Parlette HL. Micronodular basal cell carcinoma: a deceptive histologic subtype. Arch Dermatol 1996;132:295-298.
  10. Hendrix JD, Parlette HL. Duplicitous growth of infiltrative basal cell carcinoma. Dermatol Surg 1996;22:535-539.
  11. Parlette HL, Hendrix JD. Cutaneous and cartilaginous lesions of the auricle. Facial Plastic Surgery 1996;11:310-318.
  12. Hendrix JD, Patterson JW, Greer KE. Skin cancer associated with ichthyosis: the MAUIE syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1997;37:1000-1002.
  13. Grine C, Hendrix JD, Greer KE. Generalized keratoacanthomas of Grzybowski: successful treatment with cyclophosphamide. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1997;36:786-787.
  14. Knoell KA, Hendrix JD, Patterson JW, McHargue CA,. Wilson BB, Greer KE .White nevi with features of histologic dysplasia. Arch Dermatol. 1997;133:992-994.
  15. Knoell KA, Gampper TJ, Hendrix JD. Localized bullous pemphigoid following radiotherapy for breast carcinoma. Arch Dermatol. 1998;134:514-515.
  16. Murphy RJ, Hendrix JD. Unusual presentation of a salivary pleomorphic adenoma: a case report and review of the literature. Cutis 1999;63:167-168.
  17. Knoell KA, Hook M, Grice P, Hendrix JD. Dermatomyositis associated with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP). J Am Acad Dermatol. 1999;40:328-330.
  18. Knoell KA, Hendrix, JD, Stoler MH, Patterson JW, Montes CM. Absence of Human Herpesvirus 8 in Sarcoidosis and Crohn Disease Granulomas.Arch Dermatol.141: 909-910.

Selected Bibliography – Book Chapters

  1. Slingluff CL, Hendrix JD, Seigler HF. Melanoma and cutaneous malignancies. In: Townsend, editor. Sabiston’s Textbook of Surgery (16th edition); 2000.
  2. Padgett JK, Hendrix JD Jr. Cutaneous malignancies and their management. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2001 Jun;34(3):523-53.
  3. Hendrix J. D., Slingluff C.L.: Cutaneous Malignancies: Diagnosis and Treatment, Chapter 42, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Thieme Medical Publishers, second edition (Ira Papel, editor)  2002.
  4. Hendrix J. D., Slingluff C.L.: Cutaneous Malignancies: Diagnosis and Treatment, Chapter 52, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Thieme Medical Publishers, Third edition (Ira Papel, editor) 2009.