Dr. Lori Etter

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Etter was born in Georgia and raised in Alabama. After graduating from Princeton University with a degree in English, she moved to Tennessee to teach high school for two years. She then attended medical school at Yale University and was trained in dermatology at Duke University. Dr. Etter worked in a private practice in Chapel Hill for three years and was thrilled to move to Triangle Dermatology in 2006.

In her free time, Dr. Etter enjoys exercising, traveling, performing improv, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and her two dogs, Choworkie Pitoula and Malamiever Pitoodle.  She can often be found pulling weeds at her home in Orange County.

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Undergraduate: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 1987-1991

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 1994-1999

Internship: Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 1999-2000

Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC 2000-2003



Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology

Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology