Faces of Yale Dermatology

Meet Dr. Anjela Galan

 Dr. Anjela Galan is Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology, and specializes in Dermatopathology. The services include diagnosis of all inflammatory and neoplastic skin disorders using well-established and advanced techniques, including immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, in situ hybridization and molecular studies. In addition, she provides consultative services at Yale Dermatopathology Laboratory and Veterans Affairs Hospital. Her special interests include melanocytic tumors, viral and spirochetal infections, bullous disorders and ichthyosis.

 Dr. Galan is an integral member of Yale Cancer Center Melanoma Unit. As part of the Unit, she specializes in diagnosing and staging of melanoma, and histological assessment of effects on treatment modalities for melanoma. She works closely in a multidisciplinary fashion with dermatologists, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists and radiation oncologists.

 Dr. Galan received her Medical Degree from “N. Testimitanu” Kishinev State Medical Institute (USSR). She completed her Pathology residency at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine and Surgical Pathology and Dermatopathology Fellowships at Yale University School of Medicine.