955 Black Drive • Prescott, AZ 86305
3262 Windsong • Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
928-445-SKIN (7546)
SunWest Dermatology & Cancer Treatment Center, Prescott, AZ
Richard Cirelli M.D.

About Us

SunWest Dermatology & Skin Cancer Treatment Center, Prescott, AZRichard A. Cirelli, MD, FAAD
      Dr. Cirelli is a board certified dermatologist. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
      Dr. Cirelli is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended the Hahnemann University Medical School; trained in internal medicine at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, followed by research fellowship at the University of Texas in Galveston. He has numerous publications in medical journals and medical text books.
      He attended and completed DERMATOLOGY RESIDENCY, a three year specialized training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Cirelli is a board certified dermatologist, a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology.

CURRICULUM VITAE - Richard Cirelli, M.D.

SunWest Dermatology, February 2003 - Present
Prescott Dermatology, August 1999 - February 2003

Dermatology specialty 1999: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
M.D. 1991:  Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.A. 1987:  La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
High School:  William Penn Charter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dermatology Residency, University of Michigan, July 1996 - June 1999
Research Fellow at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dept. of Microbiology and
Internal Medicine, July 1993 – July 1995
Intern and Resident, July 1991 - June 1993, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Arizona Medical Association
American Medical Association
American Society for Mohs Surgery
American Academy of Dermatology

Graduated Cum Laude from La Salle University




  1. Cirelli R, Tyring SK.  Interferons in human papillomavirus infections.  Antiviral Research 1994; 24: 191-204.
  2. Cirelli R, Tyring SK.  Major therapeutic uses of interferons.  Clinical Immunotherapeutics 1995;  3 (1): 27-87.
  3. Cirelli R, Rockley P, Tyring SK.  Cytokine therapy of lower genital tract neoplasia.  In: Luesley D, Jordan J, Richart RM,  ed.  Ch 12 Intraepithelial Neoplasia of the Lower Genital Tract.  London:  Churchill Livingston, 1995, 155-168.
  4. Cirelli R, Lee P, Tyring SK.  Therapy and prophylaxis of viral diseases with cutaneous manifestations.  Canadian Journal of Dermatology 1995;  7(3): 795-804.
  5. Cirelli R, Herne K, McCrary M, Lee P, Tyring SK. Famciclovir: review of clinical efficacy and safety. [Review] [54 refs]. Antiviral Res 1996; 29:141-151.
  6. Cirelli R,  Herne K, Tyring SK.  Interferons: an overview of their pharmacology. Clinical Immunotherapeutics 1996; 5: 22-30, Suppl. 1
  7. Cirelli R, Herne K, Tyring SK.  Adverse effects and neurotoxicity.  In:  Reder AT ed.  Interferon Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis.  New York: Marcel Dekker, 1997: 445-478.
  8. Herne K, Cirelli R, Rockley PF, Tyring SK.  From chicken pox to shingles: clinical  manifestations and pathophysiology of VZV infections.  Journal of Geriatric Dermatology 1994; 2(Suppl A)(6): 3A-10A.
  9. Orihuela E, Pow-Sang M, Dozier S, Cirelli R, Arany I, Rady P, Tyring SK.  Development of human papillomavirus type16 associated squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum in a patient with Darier’s disease treated with systemic isotretinoin.  Journal of Urology 1995; 153: 1940-1943.
  10. Memar O, Cirelli R, Lee P, Tyring SK.  Cutaneous manifestations of HIV-1 infection.  Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association 1995;  85 (7): 3-16.
  11. Herne K, Cirelli R, Lee P.  Tyring SK.  Current experience with Famciclovir for the treatment of herpesvirus infections.  Today's Therapeutic Trends 1995;  13: 30-37.
  12. Herne K, Cirelli R, Lee P, Tyring SK.  Advances in antiviral therapy.  Current Opinions in Dermatology 1996; 3 (1): 195-201.
  13. Herne K, Cirelli R, Lee P, Tyring SK. Antiviral therapy of acute herpes zoster in older patients. [Review] [89 refs]. Drugs & Aging 1996; 8: 97-112.


  1. Cirelli R, Arany I, Rady P, Orihuela E, Dozier S, Tyring SK.  Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Scrotum Associated with HPV in a Patient with Darier's Disease Treated with Isotretinoin.  Exhibited at American Academy of Dermatology 53rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, February 4-9, 1995, poster # 154.
  2. Cirelli R, Herne K, Memar O, Tyring SK.  Antiviral Drugs in Dermatology:  Current Status and Future Prospects.  Exhibited at American Academy of Dermatology 53rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, February 4-9, 1995, poster # 334.

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