The primary mission of the Department of Dermatology is to provide outstanding dermatological care in a cost-effective manner to all adult and pediatric patients seen in the Dermatology Clinic, the Inpatient Consult Service, and the FPA practice.
The Department has several divisions and units, including:
- The Division of General Dermatology, which offers services in both adult and pediatric dermatology.
- The Infusion Center, where we administer a variety of injectable and intravenous medications for conditions such as psoriasis, pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, hidradenitis supprutiva, sarcoidosis, and pyoderma gangrenosum.
- The Phototherapy Center, which offers narrowband ultraviolet B (NBUVB), psoralens plus ultraviolet A (PUVA), broadband UVB (BBUVB), hand and foot units, hair and scalp units, as well as a bathtub for soak PUVA. Conditions commonly treated in our phototherapy center are psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, mycosis fungoides (aka cutaneous T-cell lymphoma or CTCL), and pruritus (itching).
- The Clinical Trials Department, which conducts studies on cutting edge treatments in a variety of conditions, including psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and eczema, vitiligo, genital warts, and actinic keratoses, to name a few.
- The Inpatient Consultative Service, which is staffed by our residents and attendings who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, provides dermatological consultations for inpatients.
- The Dermatopathology Division, which is responsible for processing and reading slides for scores of dermatologists in the Tri-State area and is invaluable in our dermatologists' ability to render accurate diagnoses and the highest quality of care.
- The Division of Dermatologic Surgery, which offers a wide variety of dermatologic procedures, including Mohs surgery, cosmetic surgery, and laser surgery.
- The Dermatology Research Laboratories, which are involved in cutting edge research in the areas of melanoma, atopic dermatitis, and related areas.