Welcome to the Department of Dermatology

UCSF Dermatology is a global leader providing outstanding care for patients with skin disease, training the next generation, advancing innovative research, and advocating for the health of our communities.

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Comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for patients of all ages.

World-Class Patient Care

Our faculty are recognized as national and international clinical leaders, and we offer comprehensive care for patients of all ages and backgrounds with common and rare skin problems. In addition to adult and pediatric general dermatology clinics and a dermatologic surgery and laser center, we also have several subspecialty clinics.

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Nationally Recognized Educational Programs

Our residency and fellowship programs train the next generation of top-notch clinicians, insightful educators, innovative scientists, and national leaders for our specialty.  Our supportive and diverse departmental community cultivates humility, commitment, and high standards while promoting novel career pathways, leadership, scholarship, service, and global engagement.

Education and Training Overview

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Diverse research programs

Cutting-Edge Research and Innovation

UCSF Dermatology ranks among the world’s top centers for skin research.  Our programs address key problems in skin biology and disease at the levels of the basic, translational, and clinical sciences, as well as innovative work in public policy, public health, epidemiology, and health equity.

Research Overview