Dr. Donald Clemons Some Kind of Tagline

  • Dermatologist
  • 423.631.0470

Dr. Donald Clemons is one of the most experienced dermatologists in the Tri-Cities area and one of the first to go beyond traditional dermatology protocols. As a dermatologist with an aesthetic vision, Dr. Clemons focuses on treating the skin while taking into account the patient’s desire for a satisfying and beautiful outcome. His experience, coupled with his commitment to optimizing skin health have made his practice a destination for patients desiring medically-based, results-oriented skin and body treatments. In fact, patients travel from six different states to take advantage of his services. As a long-time resident and trusted physician, he has treated three generations of families in the Tri-Cities area.

Education and Experience

He graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1967 and from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans on a full military scholarship in 1971 while on active duty in the Army. He finished his Residency in Dermatology at Fitzsimons Army Medical center in Denver, Colorado in 1977, spent three years in Landstuhl Germany as chief of Dermatology for the regional army hospital and then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1981. He was assigned to the teaching staff in the department of dermatology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio Texas where he retired from the army in 1987 as a full Colonel. He settled in Johnson City in the spring of 1987 and began his private dermatology practice. He continues to lecture and teach to resident physicians, medical students, physicians in practice, as well as the general community.


Dr. Clemons is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is a past President of both the East Tennessee Dermatologic Society and the Tennessee Dermatologic Society.