2018/2019 MDS Mentors

WILLIAM ABRAMOVITS, MD
Dermatology Treatment & Research Center, Dallas, Texas
Email:   
dra@dermcenter.us
Phone:  972.661.2729
Areas of Expertise:  Clinical Research; Eczema; Atopic Dermatitis; Auto-inflammatory Diseases; Psoriasis

LINDSAY SKYE ACKERMAN, MD
Medical Dermatology Specialists, PC, Phoenix, Arizona
Email:   
ackerman.lindsay@gmail.com
Phone:  602.354.5770
Areas of Expertise:  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
Email:   
arahmedmd@msn.com
Phone:  617.562.1040
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
Email:   
manadkat@dom.wustl.edu
Phone:  314.362.9859
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
Email:   
jean.bolognia@yale.edu
Phone:  203.785.4092
Areas of Expertise:  Pigmented Lesions including Melanoma
 
JEFFREY P. CALLEN, MD
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Email:   
jeffrey.callen@louisville.edu
Phone:  502.583.1749
Areas of Expertise:  Complex Referral Patients; Complex Medical Problems; Collagen Vascular Diseases; Immunosuppressive Therapies for Skin Disease
 
STEVEN CHEN, MD/MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Email:   
stchen@partners.org
Phone:  617.643.5598
Areas of Expertise:  Cutaneous Lymphomas; Blistering Disorders; Inpatient Medicine; Inpatient Dermatology; Medical Education
 
JENNIFER CHOI, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Email:   
jennifer.choi@northwestern.edu              
Phone:  203.589.8212
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
Email:   
chrenm@derm.ucsf.edu
Phone:  415.476.9757
Areas of Expertise:  Patient-Oriented, Outcomes, and Health Services Research;
Quality of Life

JENNIE T. CLARKE, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
Email:   
jennie.clarke@hsc.utah.edu
Phone:  801.585.1264
Areas of Expertise:  Rheumatologic Skin Disease
 
JONATHAN COTLIAR, MD
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California
Email:   
jcotliar@coh.org
Phone:  626.471.7100
Areas of Expertise:  Graft-versus-Host Disease; Skin Toxicities to Chemotherapy/Targeted Anti-Cancer Drugs; Inpatient Dermatology; Complex Medical Dermatology
 
EDWARD COWEN, MD/MHSc
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, Maryland
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Email:   
cowene@mail.nih.gov
Phone:  301.480.7196
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
Email:   
ldiaz@med.unc.edu
Phone:  919.843.6756
Areas of Expertise:  Clinical Immunodermatology
 
JANET A. FAIRLEY, MD
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Email:   
lisa.lammer@uiowa.edu
Phone:  319.356.3609
Areas of Expertise:  Autoimmune Skin Disease; Skin Manifestations of Systemic Disease
 
RON J. FELDMAN, MD/PHD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Email:   
ron.j.feldman@emory.edu         
Phone:  404.727.6770
Areas of Expertise:  Autoimmune Blistering Diseases
 
JOHN R. FENYK, JR., MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minneapolis
Email:   
fenyk001@umn.edu
Phone:  763.377.9707
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
Email:   
fernana6@ccf.org
Phone:  216.445.8776
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
Email:   
fivensondermatology@comcast.net
Phone:  734.222.9630
Areas of Expertise:  Immunobullous Diseases; Connective Tissue Diseases; Wound Healing; CTCL; Psoriasis; Atopic Dermatitis; Immunobiologic Therapies
 
LINDY FOX, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Email:   
foxli@derm.ucsf.edu
Phone:  415.353.9609
Areas of Expertise:  Inpatient Medical Dermatology; Inpatient Consultations
 
AMIT GARG, MD
Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York
Email:   
amgarg@nshs.edu
Phone:  516.719.3754
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
Email:   
joel.gelfand@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone:  516.719.3754
Areas of Expertise:  Psoriasis; Clinical Trials; Epidemiology
 
ANNA HAEMEL, MD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Email:   
anna.haemel@ucsf.edu
Phone:  608.630.0856
Areas of Expertise:  Rheumatology-Dermatology; Complex Medical Dermatology; Inpatient Dermatology; Internal Medicine
 
JOANNA HARP, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College; New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York
Email:   
joh9090@med.cornell.edu
Phone:  817.458.6907
Areas of Expertise:  Inpatient Dermatology
 
WARREN R. HEYMANN, MD
Cooper University Health Care; Heymann, Manders & Green, LLC, Marlton, New Jersey
Email:   
wrheymann@gmail.com
Phone:  856.596.0111
Areas of Expertise:  Consultative Medical Dermatology
 
MARIA HORDINSKY, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Email:   
hordi001@umn.edu
Phone:  612.625.1493
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, PA
Email:   
sylvia.hsu@tuhs.temple.edu
Phone:  215.219.6258
Areas of Expertise:  Autoimmune Bullous Diseases; Psoriasis
 
WILLIAM W. HUANG, MD/MPH
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Email:   
whuang@wakehealth.edu
Phone:  336.716.2198
Areas of Expertise:  Referral Medical Dermatology; Graduate Medical Education; Patient-Provider Communication
 
MARIA YADIRA HURLEY, MD
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Email:   
hurleyy@slu.edu
Phone:  314.256.3434
Areas of Expertise:  Clinicopathologic Correlations; Dermatology/Dermatopathology; Cutaneous Lymphomas
 
J. MARK JACKSON, MD
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Email:   
jacksonjmark@gmail.com
Phone:  502.583.7546 ext. 183
Areas of Expertise:  Collagen Vascular Diseases; Psoriasis; Neutrophilic Disorders; Use of New Systemic Therapies
 
WILLIAM JAMES, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Email:   
william.james@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone:  215.662.7883
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
Email:   
jjorizzo@wakehealth.edu; joj9026@med.cornell.edu
Phone:  336.577.7919
Areas of Expertise:  Rheumatologic; Medical Dermatology; General Complex Dermatology

YOUN H. KIM, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Email:   
younkim@stanford.edu 
Phone:  650.725.3292
Areas of Expertise:  Cutaneous Lymphoma
 
BRETT KING, MD/PhD
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Email:   
brett.king@yale.edu
Phone:  203.675.9818
Areas of Expertise:  Alopecia Areata; Atopic Dermatitis; Vitiligo; Autoimmune Bullous Disease

CARRIE KOVARIK, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Email:   
carrie.kovarik@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone:  215.662.2737
Areas of Expertise:  Infectious Diseases; HIV; Related Dermatology; Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Dermatopathology
 
DANIELA KROSHINSKY, MD/MPH                  
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Email:   
dkroshinsky@gmail.com    
Phone:  312.545.5406
Areas of Expertise:  Calciphylaxis; Inpatient Complex Medical; Pediatric Dermatology

GERALD KRUEGER, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Email:   
gerald.krueger@hsc.utah.edu
Phone:  801.581.6465
Areas of Expertise:  Psoriasis; Hair Loss
 
ANNE LAUMANN, MBChB/MRCP
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
Email:   
a.laumann@northwestern.edu
Phone:  312.590.0604
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
Email:   
leachmas@ohsu.edu
Phone:  503.494.6024
Areas of Expertise:  Melanoma; Vitiligo; Cancer Genetics
 
AARON MANGOLD, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona
Email:   
mangold.aaron@mayo.edu
Phone:  480.258.7412
Areas of Expertise:  Cutaneous Lymphoma; Complex Medical Dermatology
 
BRANKA MARINOVIC, MD/PhD
Zagreb University Hospital Center, Croatia
Email:   
branka.marinovic@kbc.zagreb.hr
Phone:  +385.1.2368913
Areas of Expertise:  Autoimmune Blistering Diseases; Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus; Diagnosis of Syphilis and Lyme Disease
 
JOSEPH F. MEROLA, MD/MMSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Email:   
jfmerola@partners.org
Phone:  617.264.5943
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
Email:   
robert.micheletti@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone:  215.662.2737
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
Email:   
amostaghimi@partners.org
Phone:  617.525.3191
Areas of Expertise:  Inpatient Consultations; Medical Dermatology
 
ELIOT N. MOSTOW, MD
Northeastern Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Akron, Ohio              
Email:   
emostow@neomed.edu
Phone:  330.535.7100
ext. 212
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
Email:   
d.murrell@unsw.edu.au
Phone:  +61.2.9113.2543
Areas of Expertise:  Bullous Diseases; Epidermolysis Bullosa; Clinical Trials
 
HALEY NAIK, MD, MHSc
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Email:   
haley.naik@uscsf.edu
Phone:  781.367.5876
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
Email:   
vnambudiri@partners.org
Phone:  914.907.2705
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
Email:   
marta.petersen@hsc.utah.edu  
Phone:  801.585.9624
Areas of Expertise:  Leg Ulcers; Connective Tissue Disease; Medical Dermatology Referral Practice; Bullous Diseases; Psoriasis; CTCL
 
ABRAR A. QURESHI, MD/MPH

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Email:   
abrar_qureshi@brown.edu
Phone:  401.444.7137
Areas of Expertise:  Translational Research in Skin and Related Musculoskeletal Diseases; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Dermatomyositis; Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
 
CHERYL ROSEN, MD/FRCPC
Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
Email:   
c.rosen@utoronto.ca
Phone:  416.262.3799
Areas of Expertise:  Photosensitivity Disorders; Psoriasis; Vitiligo
 
MISHA ROSENBACH, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Email:   
misha.rosenbach@uphs.upenn.edu     
Phone:  215.662.2737                    
Areas of Expertise:  In-patient Dermatology; Sarcoidosis; Granulomatous Diseases;
Undiagnosed Diseases
 
ART SAAVEDRA, MD/PhD
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Email:   
asoavedra@gmail.com
Areas of Expertise:  Infectious Disease; Graft Versus Host Disease; Dermatopathology
 
KANADE SHINKAI, MD/PhD
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Email:   
kanade.shinkai@ucsf.edu   
Phone:  415.353.7890                     
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
Email:   
gpsmith@mgh.harvard.edu
Phone:  617.726.2914
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
Email:   
richard.sontheimer@hsc.utah.edu
Phone:  801.581.6465
Areas of Expertise:  Rheumatologic Skin Diseases

BENJAMIN STOFF, MD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Email:   
bstoff@emory.edu
Phone:  214.766.8851
Areas of Expertise:  Bioethics in Dermatology
 
ROBERT SWERLICK, MD
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Email:   
rswerli@emory.edu
Phone:  404.727.3669
Areas of Expertise:  Autoimmune Disease; Eczema; Thrombotic Disease; Vasculitis
 
RUTH ANN VLEUGELS, MD/MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Email:   
rvleugels@partners.org     
Phone:  615.498.2023   
Areas of Expertise:  Connective Tissue Disease; Cutaneous Lupus; Dermatomyositis; Systemic Sclerosis; Medical Dermatology
 
VICTORIA WERTH, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Email:   
werth@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone:  215.823.4208
Areas of Expertise:  Cutaneous Autoimmune Disease


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