Dr. Henning's Bio


Dr. J Scott Henning received dermatology training at one of the premier dermatology training programs in the country, New York University and Bellevue Hospital, where he also had the honor of serving as Chief Resident. Additionally, he has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Texas, San Antonio.  He has been practicing in New Jersey in 2012. 

Dr. Henning provides high-quality, individualized care with a focus on medical and pediatric dermatology. He believes that every patient deserves the best medical care in an individualized plan and that education is the best prevention to many skin conditions. 

He is an expert in epiluminescent skin microscopy (dermatoscopy), a skin microscope that evaluates pigmented lesions, or moles of the skin. This is a revolutionary tool that increases accuracy when evaluating pigmented lesions or moles and avoids unnecessary biopsies. 

Aside from his expertise in dermatoscopy, Dr. Henning has a special interest in Psoriasis and Urticiara (hives). He utilizes the latest systemic therapies to treat complex skin diseases. He is a frequent lecturer in the treatment of Psoriasis, Acne and Eczema. 

He has also served our country as a U.S. Army Combat Veteran. He served as an attending physician and assistant professor of dermatology, at the Brooke Army Medical Center, the United States Army’s top-of-the-line dermatology residency program. In addition to teaching dermatology residents, he served as the Chief of the Dermatology service at BAMC and the director of the US Army Tele-Dermatology service. During his 15 years in the Army, he served as an Army physician during 2 combat tours (Iraq and Kosovo). In Iraq, he served as the Chief of Dermatology at 86th Combat Support Hospital “Baghdad ER”. During his service in Iraq he received multiple awards including honorary induction into the Iraqi Army Medical Corp, and special recognition from the Iraqi Minister of Defense. 

During his extensive career, he has traveled the globe delivering key lectures on a variety of dermatological topics, has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in medical journals, and still teaches medical dermatology to rotating students in his Hillsborough office. 

Dr. Henning is married and together they have 3 active school-age children. He loves spending time with his family, wood working, fishing and enjoying the arts. He is active in his community and volunteers as the medical director of an area summer camp and serves on the Board of Directors of a local private school.