Dr. Krakow is retiring

Dr Richard A. Krakow is retiring from practice March 31, 2017. We have partnered with Goodman Dermatology, P.C. to continue the highest level of dermatological care. You can reach their office at (770) 754-0787 to schedule an appointment or visit their website to learn more.

Richard Alan Krakow, M.D.

Richard A. Krakow, M.D. of Krakow Dermatology in Roswell and LawrencevilleDr. Richard Krakow is a board-certified dermatologist serving North Fulton, Alpharetta, East Cobb, Milton, Canton, Roswell, Woodstock, Forsyth County and Gwinnett County for over 25 years. Dr. Krakow built his reputation on the consistent care he gives and the excellent results our patients receive.

Our practice puts forth an extra effort to make sure that you are comfortable and all your needs are met during your visit. We are sensitive to your needs as a patient and you will always receive individual attention from our doctor and staff. We respect our patients time and most important we treat our patients with the care that we would expect for ourselves.

Dr. Krakow graduated from the University of Georgia with honors and attended Boston University School of Medicine. After completing his internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics he established his practice in Roswell, opening his second location in Lawrenceville soon thereafter.

Dr. Krakow continues to pursue his education in the practice of Dermatology by attending national meetings and continuing education courses of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Krakow also attends the Atlanta Dermatological Association and the Greater Atlanta Dermatology Journal Club.

Dr. Krakow is a member of the Medical Staff at North Fulton Hospital, Northside Hospital, Northside Forsyth,  and Gwinnett Medical Center and has been a member of the Roswell Jaycees and Roswell Rotary Club.

B.S. University of Georgia 1969
M.D. Boston University School of Medicine 1973
Intern and Resident Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics 1973-1977
Certified American Board of Dermatology 1977


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  • Wife – Donna Silvestri Krakow
    • RN Rutgers University 1976
  • Son – Paul
  • Daughter – Jana


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Atlanta Dermatological Association
  • Greater Atlanta Monthly Dermatology Journal Club
  • Dermatology Foundation