Dermatology Faculty

Edelson, Richard L


Aaron B. and Marguerite Lerner Professor of Dermatology
Chair and Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL); dermatology; skin care

Antaya, Richard Joseph

Professor of Dermatology, Pediatrics and Nursing
Director, Pediatric Dermatology
Medical Director, Yale Dermatology Associates

Clinical Interests:Pediatric dermatology; Pediatric dermatological surgery; Laser surgery; Hemangiomas and vascular malformations; Moles; Nevi; Atopic dermatitis; Psoriasis; Genetic skin diseases; Moluscum contagiosum; Warts

Bolognia, Jean L.

Professor of Dermatology
Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

Clinical Interests:Melanoma; moles; birthmarks; skin cancer

Book, Samuel Ephraim

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Clinical Interests:Skin cancer; Mohs micrographic surgery; basal cell carcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma; melanoma; botox

Bosenberg, Marcus W.

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:Dermatopathology; melanoma; skin cancer

Braverman, Irwin Merton

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL); psoriasis; paraneoplastic disorders; Kaposi's sarcoma; connective tissue (collagen vascular) disorders; blistering diseases; diagnostic puzzles

Bunick, Christopher

Assistant Professor of and Instructor in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:general medical dermatology; skin cancer; dermatologic surgery

Choate, Keith Adam

Associate Professor of Dermatology, of Genetics and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:inflammatory disorders; autoimmune disorders; psoriasis; acne; genetic skin disorders; ichthyosis, epidermal nevi; skin cancer; melanoma; basal cell carcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma

Choi, Jaehyuk

Assistant Professor of and Instructor in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:Complex dermatologic disease, including skin cancer (squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, melanoma), psoriasis, and autoimmune connective tissue disease such as lupus, lichen planus, and sarcoidosis. Use of systemic dermatologic therapies including Enbrel, Humira, Stelara, and other steroid sparing agents. Collaboration with Yale Cancer Center Genetic Counseling Program in evaluating patients with a genetic predisposition to internal cancer who may have unique dermatologic concerns: help with diagnosis, managing dermatologic issues, as well as screen for skin cancer, for which some of these patients have an elevated risk.

Choi, Jennifer Nam

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director, Yale Oncodermatology Clinic

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous side effects of chemotherapy and radiation; Melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer surveillance and treatment; Surveillance and management for patients at high risk for skin cancer; Psoriasis; Biologic therapy; Complex Medical Dermatology; Surgical/Procedural dermatology

Christensen, Sean Ryan

Assistant Professor of and Instructor in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:skin cancer; Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction; squamous cell carcinoma; basal cell carcinoma; melanoma; rare skin tumors; high-risk skin tumors; photodynamic therapy

Colegio, Oscar Rene

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Clinical Interests:Skin Diseases Associated with Solid Organ Transplantation; Skin Cancer; Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Basal Cell Carcinoma; Melanoma

Cowper, Shawn Edwin

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:General dermatopathology; alopecia; cutaneous lymphoma; pathology informatics; nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy/nephrogenic systemic fibrosis; adnexal neoplasms

Craiglow, Brittany Gareth

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Clinical Interests:pediatric dermatology; genetic skin disease; atopic dermatitis (eczema); psoriasis; acne; warts; infantile hemangiomas; vascular malformations; alopecia areata; cutaneous lupus; morphea; lichen sclerosus; ichthyosis; palmoplantar keratoderma

Galan, Anjela

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:General dermatopathology; dermatology; pathology and molecular studies; skin neoplasms, including malignant melanoma; soft tissue tumors; Lyme disease

Girardi, Michael

Professor of Dermatology
Director, Residency Program
Vice Chair

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous lymphoma (including mycosis fungoides, Sezary syndrom, lymphomatoid papulosis, and other variants of cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL) and cutaneous B cell lymphoma (cutaneous marginal zone lymphoma, cutaneous follicular cell lymphoma); connective tissue disorders and other complex medical dermatology disease (cutaneous lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, sarcoidosis); graft-versus host disease (GVHD); skin cancers and patients at high risk (melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma); Photopheresis Unit / Treatment Center

Glusac, Earl John

Professor of Pathology and of Dermatology
Director, Physician Associate Studies

Clinical Interests:Histologic mimickers of malignant melanoma

Halaban, Ruth

Senior Research Scientist in Dermatology

Hanlon, Douglas John

Associate Research Scientist in Dermatology

Heald, Peter Winey

Professor Emeritus of Dermatology

Imaeda, Suguru

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director of Dermatology, Yale University Health Services
Director of Dermatology Service, Veteran Affairs Medical Center

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous oncology; pigmented lesions; tropical diseases; medical and surgical treatment of skin cancers

Kahan, Ronald S

Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology

Clinical Interests:Evaluation and treatment of leg vein pathology, including varicose veins, reticular veins and telangiectases, utilizing sclerotherapy, phlebectomy and lasers; laser treatment of facial telangiectases and erythema

King, Brett Andrew

Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Medical Director, Yale Dermatology-Middlebury

Clinical Interests:recalcitrant skin disease; psoriasis; autoimmune blistering diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid; autoimmune connective tissue diseases such as lupus, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma), and morphea; inflammatory disorders such as lichen planus, pityriasis rubra pilaris, sarcoidosis and granuloma annulare; pruritus (itch) and delusions of parasitosis; cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Ko, Christine J

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:Dermatopathology; adnexal and keratinocytic neoplasms; clinical pathologic correlation of inflammatory dermatoses; general dermatology

Lazova, Rossitza

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology
Director, Yale Dermatopathology Fellowship

Clinical Interests:General dermatopathology; melanocytic nevi on special anatomic sites; Spitzoid and unusual melanocytic neoplasms; Melanoma; Spitz nevi, Atypical Spitzoid neoplasms

Leffell, David J.

David P. Smith Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology and Plastic)
Section Chief, Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology

Clinical Interests:Diagnosis and treatment of melanoma, basal cell cancer, squamous cell cancer and rare tumors; Mohs surgery; plastic reconstruction.

McNiff, Jennifer Madison

Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology
Director, Yale Dermatopathology Laboratory

Clinical Interests:General dermatopathology; pathologic diagnosis of inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases; immunofluorescence in skin diseases; Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; immunobullous disorders.

Milstone, Leonard M

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:ichthyosis; inherited skin disease; disorders of keratinization

Myung, Peggy

Instructor in Dermatology

Clinical Interests:General dermatopathology; dermatology; skin neoplasms, including non-melanoma skin cancer

Subtil, Antonio

Associate Professor of Dermatology and of Pathology

Clinical Interests:Cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders; infectious diseases; alopecia; melanocytic lesions

Tigelaar, Robert E

Professor of Dermatology

Clinical Interests:General dermatology; autoimmune blistering skin diseases (pemphigus, pemphigoid, dermatitis herpetiformis, etc.); acne; eczema; atopic dermatitis; lymphoma; cancer

Tomayko, Mary M.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Associate Professor of Genetics

Clinical Interests:General dermatology; Autoimmune blistering and connective tissue diseases; Dermatitis

Research Faculty

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John Pawelek, PhD

Lab Associate in Dermatology