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Jeff Gehlhausen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Dermatology

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Jeff Gehlhausen, MD, PhD

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Dr. Jeff Gehlhausen is a medical dermatologist and clinical instructor at the Yale Department of Dermatology. He sees outpatients at the Yale Medicine Dermatology location in New Haven, CT. Dr. Gehlhausen is originally from southern Indiana. His internship in internal medicine was at Vanderbilt University, and he completed his clinical dermatology training at Yale University where he served as a chief resident. During his residency, he obtained significant additional clinical training in the management of complex autoimmune disorders like lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Gehlhausen focuses his clinical work on lupus erythematosus and dermatomyositis and has a broad interest in complex medical dermatology and general dermatology like acne and skin cancer.

In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Gehlhausen is a scientist with training in biochemistry, molecular biology, and immunology. “I have long held an interest in these often hard-to-diagnose autoimmune skin diseases that can be very challenging to treat. These patients have and continue to serve as my inspiration for both clinical and basic science research,” Dr. Gehlhausen says. One of his research passions is lupus erythematosus and other autoimmune diseases. Dr. Gehlhausen also is very engaged in academics and medical education in the Yale Dermatology program, working with both medical students and Dermatology residents. He has authored multiple Dermatology textbook chapters and > 40 peer-reviewed publications.

Undergraduate School: Indiana University; Bloomington, IN

Undergraduate Major: Informatics

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, IN

Additional Training: PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Indiana University

Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Internal Medicine prelim

Dermatology Training: Yale School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital

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