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Hooman Khorasani

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  • American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Focus


  • MD, University of Southern California

  • Residency, General Surgery
    University of Southern California Hospital

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Metropolitan Hosp.Center

  • Fellowship, Procedural Dermatology/Mohs
    Mount Sinai Hospital



  • 2011 - 2012
    Teacher of The Year 2011
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine Dep. of Dermatology


Minimal Scar Wound Repair

Intensely interested in minimal scar wound repair, he has done extensive research in this area. In particular, he has focused on the molecular agents involved in fetal scarless wound healing including TGF family of molecules and Fibromodulin. Dr. Khorasani has presented his work at multiple national meetings.

Scar analysis of post Mohs micrographic surgery wounds treated with ablative C02 resurfacing

Using fractal analysis and lacunarity to objectively analyze wounds treated with ablative fractional CO2 laser post surgery.



Khorasani H, Zheng Z, Nguyen C, Zara J, Zhang X, Wang J, Ting K, Soo C. A quantitative approach to scar analysis. The American journal of pathology 2011 Feb; 178(2).

Zheng Z, Nguyen C, Zhang X, Khorasani H, Wang JZ, Zara JN, Chu F, Yin W, Pang S, Le A, Ting K, Soo C. Delayed wound closure in fibromodulin-deficient mice is associated with increased TGF-β3 signaling. The Journal of investigative dermatology 2011 Mar; 131(3).

Chotiner JK, Khorasani H, Nairn AC, O'Dell TJ, Watson JB. Adenylyl cyclase-dependent form of chemical long-term potentiation triggers translational regulation at the elongation step. Neuroscience 2003; 116(3).

Watson JB, Khorasani H, Persson A, Huang KP, Huang FL, O'Dell TJ. Age-related deficits in long-term potentiation are insensitive to hydrogen peroxide: coincidence with enhanced autophosphorylation of Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. Journal of neuroscience research 2002 Nov; 70(3).

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Dr. Khorasani did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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