MDS Mentors

WILLIAM ABRAMOVITS, MD
Dermatology Treatment & Research Center, Dallas, Texas
Phone: 972.661.2729
     
Email:   dra@dermcenter.us
Areas of Expertise:   Clinical Research; Eczema; Atopic Dermatitis;
Auto-Inflammatory Diseases; Psoriasis
 
LINDSAY SKYE ACKERMAN, MD
Medical Dermatology Specialists, PC, Phoenix, Arizona

Phone: 602.354.5770
Email:   ackerman.lindsay@gmail.com
Areas of Expertise:   Managing Patients with Cutaneous Lymphomas; Severe Psoriasis;
Autoimmune Cutaneous Diseases; Collagen Vascular Diseases; Blistering Disorders;
Dermatologic Consultations
 
A. RAZZAQUE AHMED, MD/DSc/MPA
Center for Blistering Diseases, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 617.562.1040
Email:   arahmedmd@msn.com
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Blistering Diseases; Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment; Clinical Research; Collaborative Lab Research; Development of Treatment Protocols for
New Biologic Agents
 
MILAN ANADKAT, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Phone: 314.362.9859
Email:  
manadkat@dom.wustl.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Chemotherapy Induced Skin Reactions; Dermatologic Therapeutics;
Collagen Vascular Disease; Autoimmune Bullous Disease; Graft versus Host Disease and Psoriasis
 
JEAN BOLOGNIA, MD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Phone: 203.785.4092
Email:  
jean.bolognia@yale.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Pigmented Lesions including Melanoma
 
JEFFREY P. CALLEN, MD
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Phone: 502.583.1749
Email:  
jeffrey.callen@louisville.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Lupus Erythematosus; Dermatomyositis; Vasculitis; Sarcoidosis; Morphea;
Systemic Therapies for Dermatologic Disease; Bullous Disease
 
STEVEN CHEN, MD/MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 617.643.5598
Email:  
stchen@partners.org
Areas of Expertise:   Cutaneous Lymphomas; Blistering Disorders; Inpatient Medicine;
Inpatient Dermatology; Medical Education; Oncodermatology
 
JENNIFER CHOI, MD
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Phone: 203.589.8212
Email:  
jennifer.choi@northwestern.edu              
Areas of Expertise:   Oncodermatology/Skin Disease and Cutaneous Toxicities Due to
Chemotherapy and Radiation; Melanoma; Pigmented Lesions; Complex Medical Dermatology
 
MARY-MARGARET CHREN, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Phone: 415-476-9757
Email:  
chrenm@derm.ucsf.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Patient-Oriented Research; Outcomes Research;
Health Services Research; Quality of Life
 
JENNIE T. CLARKE, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.581.6465
Email:  
jennie.clarke@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease
 
JONATHAN COTLIAR, MD
Harbor-University of California, Los Aangeles Medical Center, Torrance, California

Phone: 310-222-2345
Email:  
jcotliar@gmail.com
Areas of Expertise:  Inpatient Dermatology; Complex Medical Dermatology;
Adverse Drug Reactions; Graft versus Host Disease
 
EDWARD COWEN, MD/MHSc
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Phone: 301.480-7196
Email:  
cowene@mail.nih.gov
Areas of Expertise:   Graft versus Host Disease; Genodermatoses; Drug Reactions;
Primary Immunodeficiency; Auto-inflammatory
 
LUIS A. DIAZ, MD
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Phone: 919.843.6756
Email:  
ldiaz@med.unc.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Clinical Immunodermatology
 
JANET A. FAIRLEY, MD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Phone: 319.356.3609
Email:  
lisa.lammer@uiowa.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease; Skin Manifestations of Systemic Disease
 
RON J. FELDMAN, MD/PHD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone: 404.727.6770
Email:  
ron.j.feldman@emory.edu           
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Blistering Diseases
 
JOHN R. FENYK, JR, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minneapolis

Phone: 763.377.9707
Email:  
fenyk001@umn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune and Immunobullous Disorders; Current Research in
Phase II and III Immune Response Medicators in Warts; Actinic Keratoses; Basal Cell
 
ANTHONY P. FERNANDEZ, MD/PhD
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Phone: 216.445.8776
Email:  
fernana6@ccf.org
Areas of Expertise:   Complex Medical Dermatology; Dermatopathology; Connective Tissue Diseases;
Psoriasis; Autoimmune Bullous Diseases; Cutaneous Lymphoma; Neutrophilic Dermatoses;
Inpatient Dermatology; Systemic Immunosuppressive Agents
 
NICOLE M. FETT, MD
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon

Email:   nmfett325@gmail.com                 
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Blistering Diseases; Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases; General Dermatology
 
DAVID FIVENSON, MD
David Fivenson, MD, Dermatology, PLLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Phone: 734.222.9630
Email:  
fivensondermatology@comcast.net
Areas of Expertise:   Immunobullous Diseases; Connective Tissue Diseases; Wound Healing;
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma; Psoriasis; Atopic Dermatitis; Immunobiologic Therapies
 
LINDY FOX, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Phone: 415.353.9609
Email:  
foxli@derm.ucsf.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Inpatient Medical Dermatology; Inpatient Consultations
 
AMIT GARG, MD
Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York

Phone: 516.719.3754
Email:  
amgarg@nshs.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Undergraduate Medical Education and Curriculum Development;
Rheumatic Skin Disease; Hospital Based Dermatology
 
JOEL M. GELFAND, MD/MSCE
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 516.719.3754
Email:  
joel.gelfand@uphs.upenn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Psoriasis; Clinical Trials; Epidemiology
 
ANNA HAEMEL, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Phone: 608-630-0856
Email:  
anna.haemel@ucsf.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Rheumatology-Dermatology; Complex Medical Dermatology;
Inpatient Dermatology; Internal Medicine
 

CHRISTOPHER HANSEN, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.585.6465
Email:  
christopher.hansen@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease


JOANNA HARP, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York

Phone: 817.458.6907
Email:  
joh9090@med.cornell.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Inpatient Dermatology
 
WARREN R. HEYMANN, MD
Heymann, Manders & Green, LLC, Marlton, New Jersey

Phone: 856.596.0111
Email:  
wrheymann@gmail.com
Areas of Expertise:   Consultative Medical Dermatology
 
MARIA HORDINSKY, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Phone: 612.625.1493
Email:  
hordi001@umn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Hair Diseases; Alopecia Areata, Non-Scarring and Scarring Alopecias; Neurodermatology
 
SYLVIA HSU, MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215 219 6258
Email:  
sylvia.hsu@tuhs.temple.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Bullous Diseases; Psoriasis
 
WILLIAM W. HUANG, MD/MPH
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Phone: 336.716.2198
Email:  
whuang@wakehealth.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Referral Medical Dermatology; Graduate Medical Education;
Patient-Provider Communication
 

CHRISTOPHER HULL, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.585.6465
Email:   christopher.hull
@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease


MARIA YADIRA HURLEY, MD
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri

Phone: 314.256.3434
Email:  
hurleyy@slu.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Clinicopathologic Correlations; Dermatology/Dermatopathology;
Cutaneous Lymphomas


WILLIAM JAMES, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215.662.7883
Email:   william.james@uphs.upenn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Allergic Contact Dermatitis Acne; Rosacea; Travel Acquired Diseases;
Teledermatology; Tropical Diseases; Immunology; Difficult to Diagnose or Treat Diseases
 
JOSEPH L. JORIZZO, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York

Phone: 336.577.7919
Email:  
jjorizzo@wakehealth.edu  l   joj9026@med.cornell.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Rheumatologic; Medical Dermatology; General Complex Dermatology


YOUN H. KIM, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Phone: 650.725.3292
Email:   younkim@stanford.edu 
Areas of Expertise:   Cutaneous Lymphoma
 
BRETT KING, MD/PhD
Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Phone: 203-675-9818
Email:   brett.king@yale.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Alopecia Areata; Atopic Dermatitis; Vitiligo; Autoimmune Bullous Disease
 
RACHEL KORNIK, MD
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin

Phone: 608.287.2620

Email:   rkornik@dermatology.wisc.edu
Areas of Expertise:  Gynecologic Dermatology; Women’s Dermatological Health

CARRIE KOVARIK, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215.662.2737
Email:   carrie.kovarik@uphs.upenn.edu    
Areas of Expertise:   Infectious Diseases; HIV; Related Dermatology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Dermatopathology
 
DANIELA KROSHINSKY, MD/MPH                                 
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts                         

Phone: 312.545.5406
Email:   dkroshinsky@gmail.com                              
Areas of Expertise:   Calciphylaxis; Inpatient Complex Medical; Pediatric Dermatology

GERALD KRUEGER, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.581.6465
Email:   gerald.krueger@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Psoriasis; Hair Loss
 
BERNICE KWONG, MD
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Phone: 650.725.6937
Email:   bernicek@stanford.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Cutaneous Side Effects of Anticancer Therapies; Graft versus Host Disease; Inpatient Dermato-Oncology Results
 
EDEN LAKE, MD
Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

Phone: 847.804.0430
Email:   edenpappolake@gmail.com
Areas of Expertise:   Medical Dermatology; Bullous Diseases
 
ANNE LAUMANN, MBChB/MRCP

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312.590.0604

Email:   a.laumann@northwestern.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Medical Dermatology; Lupus/Collagen Vascular Disorders;
Fibrosing Skin Disorders; Body Art; Clinical Trials
 
SANCY LEACHMAN, MD/PhD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Phone: 503.494.6024
Email:   leachmas@ohsu.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Melanoma; Vitiligo; Cancer Genetics
 
AARON MANGOLD, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona

Phone: 480-258-7412
Email:   mangold.aaron@mayo.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Cutaneous Lymphoma; Complex Medical Dermatology
 
BRANKA MARINOVIC, MD/PhD
Zagreb University Hospital Center, Croatia

Phone: +385.1.2368913
Email:   branka.marinovic@kbc.zagreb.hr
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Blistering Diseases; Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus;
Diagnosis of Syphilis and Lyme disease
 
MELISSA MAUSKAR, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Phone: 832-409-9553
Email:  
melissa.mauskar@utsouthwestern.edu
Areas of Expertise: Clinical Interests: In-patient Dermatology; Vulvar and Genital Mucosal Dermatology
 
JOSEPH F. MEROLA, MD/MMSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 617.264.5943
Email:  
jfmerola@partners.org
Areas of Expertise:   Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis; Cutaneous Lupus; Connective Tissue Diseases; Rheumatology and Dermatology Clinical Trials; Rheumatology and Dermatology Clinical Research
 
ROBERT MICHELETTI, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215-662-2737
Email:  
robert.micheletti@uphs.upenn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   In-patient Dermatology; Vasculitis; Graft versus Host Disease; Infectious Diseases
 
ARASH MOSTAGHIMI, MD/MPA
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 617-525-3191
Email:  
amostaghimi@partners.org
Areas of Expertise:   Inpatient Consultations; Medical Dermatology
 
ELIOT N. MOSTOW, MD
Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Akron, Ohio              

Phone: 330.535.7100 x 212
Email:  
emostow@NEOMED.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Wound Healing; Process Efficiency and Error Reduction in Dermatology; Healthcare Leadership
 
DEDEE F. MURRELL, MD/MA (Cambridge) BMBCh (Oxford)
University of New South Wales, Sydney, St. George Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney, Australia

Phone: +61.2.9113.2543
Email:  
d.murrell@unsw.edu.au
Areas of Expertise:   Bullous Diseases; Epidermolysis Bullosa; Clinical Trials
 
HALEY NAIK, MD/MHSc
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Phone: 781-367-5876
Email:  
haley.naik@uscsf.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Hidradenitis Suppurativa; Complex Medical Dermatology;
Auto Inflammatory Skin Diseases
 
VINOD NAMBUDIRI, MD/MBA
Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Grand Strand Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 914-907-2705
Email:   vnambudiri@partners.org
Areas of Expertise:   Complex Medical Dermatology; Health Care Policy; Healthcare Leadership;
Costs of Care; Medical Education
 
TARANEH PARAVAR, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California

Email:   tparavar@ucsd.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease; Medical Dermatology
 
MARTA PETERSEN, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.585.9624
Email:  
marta.petersen@hsc.utah.edu  
Areas of Expertise:   Leg Ulcers; Connective Tissue Disease; Medical Dermatology Referral Practice;
Bullous Diseases; Psoriasis; Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
 
ABRAR A. QURESHI, MD/MPH
Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Phone: 401.444.7137
Email:   abrar_qureshi@brown.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Translational Research in Skin and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases;
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Dermatomyositis; Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
 

JAMIE RHOADS, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.585.6465
Email:   jamie.rhoads
@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease


CHERYL ROSEN, MD/FRCPC
Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Phone: 416 262 3799
Email:  
c.rosen@utoronto.ca
Areas of Expertise:   Photosensitivity Disorders; Psoriasis; Vitiligo
 
MISHA ROSENBACH, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215.662.2737
Email:  
misha.rosenbach@uphs.upenn.edu                         
Areas of Expertise:   In-patient Dermatology; Sarcoidosis; Granulomatous Diseases;
Undiagnosed Diseases
 
ART SAAVEDRA, MD/PhD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

Email:   as4da@virginia.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Infectious Disease; Graft versus Host Disease; Dermatopathology
 
KANADE SHINKAI, MD/PhD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Phone: 415.353.7890
Email:  
kanade.shinkai@ucsf.edu                           
Areas of Expertise:   Consultative Dermatology; Complex Medical Dermatology;
Acne Vulgaris; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Drug Eruptions; Neutrophilic Dermatoses;
Pyoderma Gangrenosum
 
GIDEON P. SMITH, MD/PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 617 726 2914
Email:  
gpsmith@mgh.harvard.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease; Scleroderma; Lupus; Dermatomyositis;
Sarcoid; Raynaud's Disease; Clinical Trials; Novel Biologic and Immunosuppressive Therapies;
Epidemiology; Public Health and Decision Analysis Research
 
RICHARD D. SONTHEIMER, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.581.6465
Email:   richard.sontheimer@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Rheumatologic Skin Diseases
 

ROBERT SWERLICK, MD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone: 404.727.3669
Email:  
rswerli@emory.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Disease; Eczema; Thrombotic Disease; Vasculitis
 
RUTH ANN VLEUGELS, MD/MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Phone: 615.498.2023
Email:   rvleugels@partners.org               
Areas of Expertise:   Connective Tissue Disease; Cutaneous Lupus; Dermatomyositis;
Systemic Sclerosis; Medical Dermatology
 
KAROLYN WANAT, MD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Phone: 319.356.0556
Email:   karolyn-wanat@uiowa.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Infectious Diseases; In-patient Consults; Medical Dermatology;
Granulomatous Diseases; Dermatopathology
 
VICTORIA WERTH, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phone: 215.823.4208
Email:   werth@mail.med.upenn.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Cutaneous Autoimmune Diseases


JOHN ZONE, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Phone: 801.585.6465
Email:   john.zone
@hsc.utah.edu
Areas of Expertise:   Autoimmune Skin Disease


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