• Department of Dermatology 2020

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The Department of Dermatology remains committed to providing the finest training for our residents and fellows and our continued success depends on alumni like you – Please support our dermatology residents by visiting our Emory Giving Site.






Upcoming Events

Dermatology Virtual
Grand Rounds

Thursday, December 3, 2020
8:30-9:30 am


Thursday, December 17, 2020
8:30-9:30 am


Jerad M. Gardner, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Section Head - Soft Tissue and Bone
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Welcome from the Chair

Robert A. Swerlick The Department of Dermatology at the Emory University School of Medicine plays important roles locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Our primary focus is on skin diseases and the patients affected by them.  We look at the problems associated with skin disease from a variety of perspectives both local and global. While we care for individual patients and train learners one at a time, we also view discovery and training from a big picture viewpoint, examining molecular pathways driving skin disorders, skin diseases at population health levels, or perspectives on how to train a healthcare workforce to deal with skin diseases in populations of the future, here and abroad.  More...

Recent Publications

Guiding Principles for Prioritization of Limited In-Person Dermatology Appointments During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Benjamin K. Stoff, Travis W. Blalock, Robert A. Swerlick, Jamie B. MacKelfresh, Leslie P. Lawley, and Suephy C. Chen

Do Patients Fill Their Postoperative Opioid Prescription After Mohs Surgery? A Retrospective Study.
Lauren E. Jenkins, Emily F. Cole, and Travis W. Blalock

Instagram for Dermatology Education.
Jared Y. Chen, Jerad M. Gardner, Suephy C. Chen, and Josette R. McMichael

Pain Management in Hidradenitis Suppurativa and a Proposed Treatment Algorithm.
Kevin T. Savage, Vinita Singh, Zarine S. Patel, Christine A. Yannuzzi, Anne Marie McKenzie-Brown, Michelle A. Lowes, and Lauren A. V. Orenstein