J. Paul Fairchild, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University, Magna Cum Laude. He received a scholarship for his medical training and graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, in 1984.

Dr. Fairchild completed his Dermatology residency at Bethesda Navy Hospital and served as Chief Resident. During his ten years of active service, he was assigned duties at sea (USS Nimitz) as well as at hospitals in Bremerton, Norfolk and Pensacola.

Dr. Fairchild is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has recertified in the specialty twice. Dr. Fairchild has been in solo private practice in Pensacola for nearly 25 years and joined Henghold Skin Health and Surgery Group in 2016. In addition to his general dermatology office practice, he has provided hospital consultations at Sacred Heart, the Children's Hospital, and volunteered his services at the Good Samaritan Clinic.

His interests include bicycling, piano, reading, and sunbathing (just kidding!). Paul and his wife Judy have been married over 34 years, have three grown, married daughters and one grandchild!