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J. Michael Berry-Lawhorn


Anal dysplasia specialist

Dr. J. Michael Berry-Lawhorn is a specialist in internal medicine and anal cancer. He helped pioneer the technique of high-resolution anoscopy to examine and biopsy abnormalities in the anal canal.

Berry-Lawhorn is co-director of HPV-related clinical studies (studies related to the human papillomavirus) at UCSF, particularly the form of HPV that can result in the presence of abnormal cells in genital-area skin. He is also involved in studies to develop and evaluate more effective and better-tolerated therapies for anal dysplasia.

Berry-Lawhorn earned a medical degree at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF and a fellowship in oncology at Stanford University.

  • Education

    University of Miami School of Medicine, 1985

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1985

  • Fellowships

    Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Oncology, 1989

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    43 Ratings
    About our process
    Jul 11, 2022
    Dr. Berry is a jewel...a top notch favorite In my team of specialists.
    Feb 26, 2022
    I'd recommend Dr Berry for similar issues but Dr Berry is retiring.
    Jan 21, 2022
    I had never had a visit with Dr Berry before but he had an excellent bedside manner
    Jan 07, 2022
    He is excellent. TOP on his field I feel very fortunate to have him as my provider. Highly recommend.
    Sep 24, 2021
    Dr. Berry has the greatest of patience to tolerate me. He's a really great guy.
    Jun 19, 2021
    Dr. Berry is a great listener
    May 05, 2021
    sad he is retiring but good for him!