William F. Cothern, DO, FAAD, FAOCD


Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
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Dr. William Cothern is a Board-Certified Dermatologist treating patients in Fort Worth, Texas. His services include acne, botox, CoolSculpting, and more.

William F. Cothern, DO, is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas in 1975 and graduate studies in neurophysiology research from the University of North Texas in 1977. He was awarded his medical degree in 1981 from the University of North Texas Health Science Center/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth.

In 1993, Dr. Cothern founded the Dermatology and Laser Center of Fort Worth, now U.S. Dermatology Partners Fort Worth Cultural District. In addition to his medical practice, he is a clinical assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. William Cothern continues to treat patients at our Fort Worth Cultural District located in Fort Worth, Texas. Contact our office today to book an appointment.

Specialties and Affiliations
  • Fort Worth Dermatological Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Texas Dermatological Society
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
  • International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons
  • Dermatology Foundation

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What Our Patients Say

William Cothern, DO
5 Stars  I had Fraxel Laser treatment. While the treatment itself was painful, Amanda was wonderful. She was caring and involved in making sure I was okay. My follow up visit with Dr. Cothern was reassuring and I do feel like I made the best choice for my treatment experience. –
Source : Healthgrades – Oct 21, 2020
William Cothern, DO
5 Stars  I was a bit intimidated by Dr Cothern the first time I visited his clinic. He was methodical and straight to the point. However, as I visited his clinic a few times more I've been able to appreciate the things that he and his clinic do that are better than other providers. Dr Cothern has probably been a dermatologist longer than I have been alive. He knows his stuff. His staff takes very thorough patient histories and always double check to make sure I don't have any linger questions or concerns. Dr Cothern was always very accommodating when I sprang random questions or requests on him that was unrelated to my chief complaint for the visit. I had a bad eczema flare up and Dr Cothern gave me some samples to make sure I got immediate relief and called in a prescription that worked wonders and it didn't cost me anything. I have had some big ugly keloids for fifteen some years and I thought I just had to live with them. Dr Cothern saw one of the keloids when he was examining a growth I had made the appointment for, and said he could make them less obvious. I agreed and he got it done during the same appointment, no extra charges and barely took any extra time. The office staff is phenomenal. They worked with my schedule and was always able to get me in within a few days. When I asked for some of my biopsy records, unlike a lot of other clinics, they gave me the paperwork right away, no questions asked and no hoops to jump through. I never had to wait more than a few minutes for my appointments. –
Source : Google – Oct 19, 2020
William Cothern, DO
5 Stars  My visit was for a brown spot on skin. I have trusted and relied on his services in the past. I knew I would get great service again! –
Source : Healthgrades – Sep 18, 2020

Services Offered By Dr. William Cothern

Insurance Plans Accepted By Dr. William Cothern

Dr. William Cothern accepts most major insurance plans. If your plan is not listed above, please contact the office to verify coverage.