Welcome to the Department of Dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The department has been part of the Medical College of Wisconsin since 1946 and grew to full departmental status in 1988. The Department's activities include nationally recognized clinical, educational, and research programs.
The mission of the Department of Dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin is to provide exceptional and compassionate care for children and adults with common and complex skin diseases; to educate and inspire clinicians, scholars, and future leaders who will advance the specialty of dermatology; and to foster innovative and interdisciplinary research that will bring new knowledge and provide state-of-the-art care for patients.
Department of Dermatology
The Department of Dermatology offers a broad range of clinical services in the diagnosis and management of skin diseases. Clinical services include adult and pediatric dermatology, phototherapy, dermatological surgery, dermatopathology, laser procedures, and immunodermatology.
Residents and medical students gain a broad-based education in dermatology. Residency training includes diagnosis and treatment of skin and systemic diseases, skin surgery, procedural dermatology, and the value of dermatology in patient care.
Clinical, translational, and basic research has a strong presence in the Department of Dermatology. The primary concerns include autoimmunity, molecular biology, and cell biology. There are also ongoing clinical studies in adult and pediatric dermatology.