Michael Girardi, MD, FAAD

Professor of Dermatology; Dermatology; Director, Residency Program; Vice Chair; Director, T32 Research Fellowship Program

Physician Biography

Dr. Girardi received his combined (B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Computer Science) undergraduate degree from Brown University in 1988, graduating magna cum laude (highest honors). He received his M.D. from Yale University School of Medicine in 1992, graduating with Honors / Top Thesis Award. After completing a research fellowship at Yale, and residency training in Dermatology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1997, Dr. Girardi joined the faculty of the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, where he is now a full Professor, Clinical-Scholar Track, and Director of Residency Training. Dr. Girardi is also the Director of the Yale Photopheresis Unit, a specialized blood treatment center for leukemia/lymphoma of the skin and other immune mediated disorders, and an active member of the Yale Cancer Center. He directs a research laboratory funded by the National Cancer Institute, studying immune mechanisms of cancer development and progression.

Clinical Interests

  • Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Neoplasms

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Adolescent; Child
Referrals: From physicians only

Patient Care Organizations

Dermatology: Medical Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates

Yale Cancer Center: Hematology Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology AB of Dermatology (1997)

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Contact Info

Michael Girardi, MD, FAAD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Dermatology AssociatesDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Ste 305

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Hematology/Cutaneous LymphomaSmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 11th Floor

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

Girardi Lab