John J. Croke, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Medical Director

Boston University Dermatology, Brockton

Brockton Clinic

Boston University Dermatology

49 Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301

Office: 508.580.1020 Fax: 508.583.6232


1981 BS Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
1986 MD Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
1990-1993 Residency Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX

Clinical Specialties and Research Interests

  • Early detection of skin cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne


John Croke, M.D. is the medical director of the Brockton division of Boston University of Dermatology.  This site offers a full spectrum of general dermatological services as well as Mohs surgery and some cosmetic services.  Dr. Croke has serviced the Brockton community for over 10 years, appearing on local cable television stations and being quoted in local papers.  He is currently the Chief of Dermatology at Brockton Hospital.

After graduating Boston College magna cum laude, Dr. Croke matriculated in medical studies at Tufts University School of Medicine.  Prior to studying dermatology, Dr. Croke participated in human physiological research for all branches of the military—examining soldiers’ responses to physiological extremes at the Natick Army Research Labs.  Dr. Croke completed his Dermatology Residency at Brooke Army Medical Center.  Subsequently, he became the Chief of Dermatology at Fort Benning and taught in the Family Practice Residency Program.  Dr. Croke was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Army Superior Unit Award and the National Defense Medal.

He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, The Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology, and the New England Dermatological Society.