Our Practice

Joseph Terracina, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist offering residents of the Greenville, Mississippi area exceptional dermatology, cosmetic surgery, and laser solutions for aesthetic enhancement and the maintenance of healthy skin. He provides a full range of rejuvenating facial procedures, including eyelid surgery and BOTOX® Cosmetic, so that his patients can look their very best. Dr. Terracina also offers effective body procedures such as abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and liposuction to help his patients look and feel slim and trim. With advanced dermatology procedures such as skin cancer and  acne treatment, our expert dermatologist helps his patients improve the health and appearance of their skin.

Dr. Terracina also provides state-of-the-art care at The Skin Institute with our full line of highly advanced lasers. For complete, personalized care and exceptionally effective dermatology and cosmetic surgery treatments, Dr. Joseph Terracina can provide you with clear choices.


img-dr-terracina Joseph Terracina, M.D., our expert dermatologist, is a native of Greenville, Mississippi. Dr. Terracina graduated summa cum laude from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. He continued his medical education at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha, the school's highest honor. Dr. Terracina completed his residency at the University of Texas Internship and Residency Program, and began practicing in 1993. His goal is and has always been to use his training, skills, and knowledge to bring to the people of the region the highest level of expert, personal care available anywhere. Dr. Terracina has extensive training in all areas of dermatology and is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a member of the American Society of Cosmetic Surgery. His special interests include cosmetic dermatology procedures, the treatment of skin cancer, acne, childhood skin diseases, and psoriasis as well as all a variety of laser techniques.


Joseph Terracina, M.D. was the first doctor in Mississippi to offer body contouring with tumescent liposuction. Dr. Terracina trained with dermatologist Jeffrey Klein, the pioneer of tumescent liposuction techniques, because Dr. Terracina is committed to providing his patients with the highest level of care and the outstanding results they deserve. For more than 10 years, our cosmetic dermatologist has helped Greenville, Mississippi area patients eliminate stubborn fat deposits with tumescent liposuction, while maintaining a sterling safety record.


Our skilled dermatologist is proud to offer Greenville, Mississippi residents outstanding cosmetic surgery and dermatology procedures in The Skin Institute's Regional Surgery Centre, one of Mississippi's most advanced surgical facilities. In 1998, after much research and discussion with his staff members, Dr. Terracina and his staff created the Regional Surgical Centre, the first outpatient surgical center of its kind in Mississippi, so that our patients could have easy access to state-of-the-art care.


One of the most exciting features of The Skin Institute is our advanced laser technology. With six cutting-edge lasers available to address nearly any dermatological or cosmetic concern, The Skin Institute is one of the best-equipped laser clinics in the eastern United States. Joseph Terracina, M.D. and his dedicated staff of 20 have undergone extensive training with the lasers so that they can provide every patient with expert care. Our laser-assisted procedures such as laser tattoo removal and laser hair removal can produce amazing results.

Dr. Terracina firmly believes that his office should always feature the most advanced equipment, so he upgrades The Skin Institute's array of lasers whenever new or improved technologies become available. Joseph Terracina, M.D. was the first physician in Mississippi to perform laser skin resurfacing, and he continues to help his patients achieve superb results with this and other sophisticated cosmetic laser techniques.


Joseph Terracina, M.D. is a dedicated family man. Our expert dermatologist lives in Greenville, Mississippi with his wife Donna, daughter Katherine Anne, and son Joseph. His favorite hobby is spending time with his family. Dr. Terracina is also an avid aviator and enjoys flying his plane whenever he can find the time.

Dr. Terracina is a member of:
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Laser Surgeons
  • American Society of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Society of Liposuction Surgery
  • American Society of Hair Restoration
  • American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery

Board Member of:

  • American Society for Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Delta Medical Digest

Advisory Board Member of:

  • Allergan Pharmaceutical
  • Schering-Plough
  • Medicis Pharmaceutical
  • Novartis Pharmaceutical

Regional Consultant for:

  • Enbrel® by Amgen
  • RAPTIVA® by Genentech

Joseph Terracina, M.D. is a highly skilled dermatologist who helps Greenville, Mississippi patients and patients from throughout the Delta region achieve their dermatological and cosmetic goals. Contact our experienced dermatologist at The Skin Institute, one of the Southland's most advanced cosmetic facilities, to arrange an appointment.