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Steven Fakharzadeh, MD, PhD

Steven Fakharzadeh, MD, PhD Physician

Director, Genetic Disease, Dermatology Clinic
Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
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Dr. Fakharzadeh is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Dermatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Basal Cell Skin Cancer
  • Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome
  • Gorlin Syndrome (Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome)
  • Muir-Torre Syndrome (MTS)
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Tumor Syndromes

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Dermatology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Gene Therapy, American Society of Human Genetics, Society for Investigative Dermatology,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fakharzadeh is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Jih,D., Shapiro M., James W., Levin M., Williams P., Oakey R,. Gelfand J., Fakharzadeh S., and Seykora J.: "Basaloid Follicular Hamartoma: lesional characterization and review of the literature." Am. J. Dermatol. Path. 25 : 130-137,2003.

Yarovoi H., Kufrin D., Eslin D.E., Thornton M.A., Haberichter S.L., Shi Q., Zhu H., Camire R., Fakharzadeh S.S., Kowalska M.A., Wilcox D.A., Sachais B.S., Montgomery R.R., and Poncz M.Factor VIII: ectopically expressed in platelets: efficacy in hemophilia A treatment. Blood, : 2003.

Cashman,J, Camp K, Fakharzadeh S, Fennessey P, Hines R, Mamer O, Mitchell S, Preti G, Schlenk D, Smith R, Tjoa S, Williams D, and Yannicelli S,: Biochemical and Clinical Aspects of the Human Flavin-Containing Monooxygenase Form 3 (FMO3) Related to Trimethylaminuria. Curr. Drug Metab. 4 : 151-70,2003.

Fakharzadeh SS.: Treatment of hemophilia A via protein secretion from the skin. International Symposium on Molecular Diagnostics & Skin Gene Therapy, Düsseldorf, Germany : 2003.

Militello, G., Lu, H., Goldbeck, A., Lee, Y., Gelfand, J., and Fakharzadeh, S.: Epidermal compartments display different patterns of expression of a secreted gene product in an in vivo gene delivery model. Society for Investigative Dermatology : 2003.

Militello, G., Lu, H., Goldbeck, A., Lee, Y., Gelfand, J., and Fakharzadeh, S.: Epidermal compartments display different patterns of expression of a secreted gene product in an in vivo gene delivery model. : 2003.

Goldbeck, S. Kobayashi, H. Lu, R. Sarkar, and S. Fakharzadeh.: "Co-expression of von Willebrand factor with factor VIII in epidermis augments circulating factor VIII in hemophilia A mice" Society for Investigative Dermatology : 2002.

R. Ubriani, A. Goldbeck, S. Kobayashi, R. Sarkar, H. Lu, and S. Fakharzadeh.: "Expression of human factor VIII targeted to basal epidermis corrects factor VIII deficiency in hemophilia A mice". : 2002.

S. Fakharzadeh, X-Y Cha, P. Williams, R. Oakey, G. Militello, and J. Seykora.: "Deregulation of the PTCH pathway in linear unilateral basal cell nevus". Society for Investigative Dermatology : 2002.

G. Preti, R. Ubriani, J. Kim, H. Lawley, S. Tjoa, P. Fennessey, and S. Fakharzadeh.: Identification of a novel R223Q missense mutation in the flavin-containing monooxygenase 3 gene in trimethylaminuria. Society for Investigative Dermatology. : 2002.

Academic Contact Info

211 CRB
415 CURIE BLVD.
6142

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3626
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)