Department of Dermatology

Residents in training
Education and Training

Penn Dermatology offers competitive training opportunities where trainees master concepts in a first-class academic environment.

Learn about our programs

Welcome from George Cotsarelis, MD – Chair

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Penn Dermatology website. As chairman of the nation's oldest department of dermatology and on behalf of our entire faculty and staff, I encourage you to explore our comprehensive patient care programs, clinical services, education and training opportunities, and world-class research and clinical trial initiatives.
George Cotsarelis, MD

Chair, Department of Dermatology
Milton Bixler Hartzell Professor of Dermatology

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About Us

Founded by Dr. Louis Duhring in 1874, Penn Dermatology is the nation's first department of dermatology and has a rich tradition of excellence.

Faculty

Meet the faculty of the Department of Dermatology.

Clinical Care

Penn Dermatology provides leading clinical treatments to patients with a full spectrum of dermatologic conditions.

Education and Training

Penn Dermatology offers competitive training opportunities where trainees master concepts in a first-class academic environment.

Research

Penn Dermatology has a long history of discovery in clinical and basic research focused on the skin and its diseases.