Dr. Jonathan Cappel, MD, Surgical Dermatology Group, updated with background

Jonathan Cappel, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist
Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon (FACMS)


Dr. Jonathan Cappel attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Penn. He completed his dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

During his dermatology residency, he received the Mayo International Health Program Scholarship and spent one month working in dermatology in São Paulo, Brazil. Additionally, he was involved in multiple research projects regarding a number of different dermatologic conditions and as a result, he has attended and presented research at numerous dermatology meetings.

Dr. Cappel completed a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellowship with Surgical Dermatology Group, where he received advanced training in the management of skin cancer with the Mohs micrographic surgery technique.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors with family and his dog Abbie, traveling, and being physically active. He travels have included trips to the Amazon region of Peru and other South American counties for medical mission trips.

He is now accepting new patients in general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.

Education & Training

  • University of Wisconsin-MadisonBachelor's degree (biomedical engineering)
  • Penn State College of MedicineDoctor of Medicine
  • Penn State College of MedicineInternship (internal medicine)
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Rochester MNResidency (dermatology)
  • Surgical Dermatology GroupMicrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellowship


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Please see the current list of insurance plans we accept below. If you do not see your plan, please contact your insurance company to confirm coverage.
  • Aetna: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • American Postal Workers Union
  • Ascension Smart Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS): HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Cigna: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devoted Health
  • Humana: HMO, PPO, Comm
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare (UHC): PPO, HMO, Comm, AARP
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN): Managed by UHC
  • Viva: HMO, PPO, Comm

Schedule Appointment

Please call our Birmingham office: 205-977-9876