Christopher Gerard Bunick, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor of and Instructor in Dermatology

Physician Biography

Dr. Christopher Bunick is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology, specializing in general medical dermatology and dermatologic surgery. He also performs unique dermatologic research studying the three-dimensional structures of skin-related proteins using x-ray crystallography. He sees patients at Yale Dermatology Associates in Middlebury, CT. Dr. Bunick provides care of patients with all dermatologic conditions.


Dr. Bunick received his B.S. at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN), and his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His PhD research studied the three-dimensional structures of proteins involved in the skin disease xeroderma pigmentosum. He completed medical internship, dermatology residency, and a dermatology research fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT). He performs laboratory research with Nobel Laureate Dr. Thomas A. Steitz, with the goal of using x-ray crystallography to better understand the structure-function relationship of proteins involved in normal and diseased skin.

Clinical Interests

  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatology
  • Exanthema
  • Nails
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Scalp Dermatoses
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Diseases, Infectious
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Sunburn
  • Sweat Gland Diseases
  • Warts
  • Dermatologic Surgical Procedures

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Dermatology: Middlebury Dermatology

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology AB of Dermatology (2012)

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Contact Info

Christopher Gerard Bunick, MD/PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale Dermatology1625 Straits Turnpike, Ste Suite 306
Middlebury, CT 06762
Lab Location
Thomas A. SteitzBass Center
266 Whitney Avenue, Ste Bass 421

New Haven, CT 06511
Office Location
Yale DermatologyLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics
15 York Street, Ste Suite 5040

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale DermatologyPO Box 208059
New Haven, CT 06520-8059

Dermatology Research in Nobel Laureate Dr. Thomas A. Steitz Laboratory