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  • Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD

    Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD

    Clinical Professor, Dermatology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests High risk squamous cell carcinoma; frozen histopathology; reconstructive surgery.

  • Shehla Admani, MD

    Shehla Admani, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Shehla Admani, M.D. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Admani completed her dermatology residency at the University California, San Diego where she served as chief resident during her final year. She is board certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology. Dr. Admani?s academic interests include pediatric dermatology, vulvar dermatology, skin cancer and dermatologic surgery.

  • Maria Alexandrovna Aleshin, MD

    Maria Alexandrovna Aleshin, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Maria Aleshin, M.D., is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Aleshin received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009. She received her medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA . She completed her dermatology residency at UCLA, where she also served as Chief Resident in her final year. Her clinical interests include general dermatology and inpatient dermatology.

  • Joanna Badger, MD

    Joanna Badger, MD

    Clinical Professor, Dermatology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I have trained in both Genito-Urinary Medicine (UK) and Dermatology. This has allowed me to develop a specialty clinic for the diagnosis and management of genital skin disorders. The rest of the time, I see individuals with general dermatology issues.

  • Elizabeth Bailey, MD, MPH

    Elizabeth Bailey, MD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Elizabeth Bailey is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Stanford and acts as Associate Program Director for the Stanford Dermatology Residency Program and Director of Global Health Dermatology.

    Dr. Bailey graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and received her medical degree from Columbia University in New York, where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She completed her internship in internal medicine at Brigham and Women?s Hospital in Boston, and completed both her residency in dermatology and fellowship in dermatopathology at Stanford University Medical Center. She is board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology by the American Boards of Dermatology/Pathology.

    Dr. Bailey's academic interests include medical education, community outreach, global health, and skin cancer detection and prevention.

  • Eugene Bauer

    Eugene Bauer

    Lucy Becker Professor in Medicine, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Defining the role of matrix metalloproteinases in connective tissue remodeling of the skin. Defining the macromolecular structures of the cutaneous basement membrane zone. Developing methods for delivery of extracutaneous gene therapy in epidermolysis bullosa.

  • Ryanne Ashley Brown, MD, MBA

    Ryanne Ashley Brown, MD, MBA

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology

    Bio Ryanne Brown, M.D., M.B.A., is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and (by courtesy) Dermatology. She completed her residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology followed by Surgical Pathology and Dermatopathology fellowships at Stanford. She is board certified in both Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology (American Board of Pathology) and Dermatopathology (American Boards of Pathology/Dermatology). Her interests include cutaneous lymphoma and histiocytic neoplasms.

  • Anne Lynn S. Chang, MD

    Anne Lynn S. Chang, MD

    Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I have two main research interests:
    1) to better understand and treat patients with aggressive basal cell carcinomas
    2) to better understand the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of healthy human skin aging and to translate these insights into better care of skin diseases enriched in older patients particularly skin cancer and rosacea

  • Howard Y. Chang, MD, PhD

    Howard Y. Chang, MD, PhD

    Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Genomics and of Genetics

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our research is focused on how the activities of hundreds or even thousands of genes (gene parties) are coordinated to achieve biological meaning. We have pioneered methods to predict, dissect, and control large-scale gene regulatory programs; these methods have provided insights into human development, cancer, and aging.

  • Jennifer Chen, MD

    Jennifer Chen, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Jennifer K. Chen, M.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology and Assistant Chief of Medical Dermatology. She co-directs the medical student sub-internship program. She completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University, residency at Johns Hopkins and University of California, Irvine, and completed a Howard Hughes Fellowship at Stanford University. Her clinical interests include complex medical dermatology, skin cancer, inpatient dermatology, atopic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis.

  • Richard Owguan Chen, MD

    Richard Owguan Chen, MD

    Clinical Instructor, Dermatology

    Bio Richard Chen, M.D. M.S., is a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Stanford and Chief Scientific Officer at Personalis, Inc. He attended medical school and completed residency at Stanford University, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. His interests include general dermatology, cancer genomics, precision medicine, genetics, bioinformatics and technology innovation for improved health care delivery and therapy.

  • Albert Sean Chiou, MD, MBA

    Albert Sean Chiou, MD, MBA

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am a clinical researcher interested in evaluating promising new treatments for chronic and severe skin conditions. My research currently includes:

    1) Treatments for itch associated with epidermolysis bullosa

    2) Treatments for atopic dermatitis and other eczematous conditions

    I collaborate with other faculty within the Stanford Skin Innovation and Interventional Research Group (SIRRG) to conduct a variety of investigator initiated and sponsored clinical trials for a variety of inflammatory skin disorders.

  • Derek Chu, MD

    Derek Chu, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Derek Chu, M.D., is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. He completed his medical school and residency training at the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a pediatric dermatology fellowship at UCSF. Dr. Chu's clinical interests encompass a wide array of topics within pediatric dermatology, including vascular tumors and malformations, inflammatory skin diseases, dermato-oncology, neonatal dermatology, and procedural dermatology.
    Email: derekchu@stanford.edu

  • Lorinda Chung

    Lorinda Chung

    Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology) and, by courtesy, of Dermatology at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research interests focus on all aspects of systemic sclerosis. I am currently involved in clinical, translational, and epidemiologic research in these areas, and dedicate a substantial portion of my research time to investigator-initiated and multi-center clinical trials of novel therapeutics for the treatment of systemic sclerosis.

  • Meghan Dickman, MD

    Meghan Dickman, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Meghan Dickman, M.D., is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Medical Director of Dermatology at Stanford ValleyCare. Dr. Dickman earned her B.S., with distinction, from the University of Michigan in 2006. She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. During medical school, Dr. Dickman was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her dermatology residency at Stanford University and served as Chief Resident in her final year. She is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. Her professional focus is general medical dermatology, including acne, psoriasis, skin cancer, and dermatologic surgery. She also has a special interest in patient access and community outreach as well as medical education.

  • David Fiorentino, MD, PhD

    David Fiorentino, MD, PhD

    Professor of Dermatology at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests I am interested in all types of immune-mediated skin disease, with a focus on psoriasis and rheumatic skin disease. I co-direct a multi-disciplinary clinic dedicated to the care of patients with rheumatic skin diseases, such as lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, dermatyositis and scleroderma. I conduct multiple clinical trials and I participate in translational research with tissues obtained from a prospective cohort of patients with scleroderma, lupus, and dermatomyositis.

  • Justin Stanley Gordon, MD

    Justin Stanley Gordon, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Justin Gordon is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. Dr. Gordon earned his undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He received his medical degree from the same institution, graduating from medical school Magna Cum Laude, and earning induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Following medical school, Dr. Gordon completed an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, followed by his dermatology residency at Stanford University. He served as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Gordon is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Gordon?s professional focus is general medical dermatology, with a focus on acne and skin cancer prevention and detection. He previous founded and directed the Acne Specialty Clinic at Stanford, and co-founded SUNSPORT (Stanford University Network for Sun Protection, Outreach, Research and Teamwork) - an outreach and research program focused on increasing appropriate sun-protection behaviors and reducing the incidence of skin cancer among outdoor athletes.

    Dr. Gordon's academic interests include acne, skin cancer detection and prevention, teledermatology, entrepreneurship, medical education and LGBTQ healthcare.

  • Gillian Heinecke

    Gillian Heinecke

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Gillian Heinecke joined Stanford Medicine in August 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Brown University in 2007 and a medical degree with distinction in research from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2013, where she was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha society. She completed a one year research fellowship in biologic treatment for psoriasis with Dr. Mark Lebwohl while at Mount Sinai. In 2017, Dr. Heinecke completed residency training in dermatology at Stanford where she served as Chief Resident. She is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology.

    Her professional interests include psoriasis, complex medical dermatology, skin cancer, infectious diseases of the skin and medical education.

  • Golara Honari, MD

    Golara Honari, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Golara Honari, MD, a specialist in contact dermatitis, joined the Stanford Dermatology faculty in September of 2015.  A native of Iran, Dr. Honari earned her medical degree from Iran?s University of Medical Sciences in 1999 and completed her residencies in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the Cleveland Clinic in 2009.  While at the Cleveland Clinic, she also completed a Fellowship in Contact Dermatitis and Environmental Dermatology.  Her professional interests include eczematous dermatoses, contact dermatitis, systemic hypersensitives, phototoxicity and photo allergies, and occupational dermatology.  Dr. Honari is currently a member of both the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the International Society of Dermatology, where she currently serves as a mentor in the arena of Contact Dermatitis.

  • Paul A. Khavari, MD, PhD

    Paul A. Khavari, MD, PhD

    Carl J. Herzog Professor in Dermatology in the School of Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests We work in epithelial tissue as a model system to study stem cell biology, cancer and new molecular therapeutics. Epithelia cover external and internal body surfaces and undergo constant self-renewal while responding to diverse environmental stimuli. Epithelial homeostasis precisely balances stem cell-sustained proliferation and differentiation-associated cell death, a balance which is lost in many human diseases, including cancer, 90% of which arise in epithelial tissues.

  • Phuong Khuu, MD

    Phuong Khuu, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Phuong Khuu, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatric Dermatology at Lucile Packard Children?s Hospital. Her clinical interests include children with complex dermatologic diseases and epidermolysis bullosa. Her research interest is in clinical management of epidermolysis bullosa.

  • Youn H Kim, MD

    Youn H Kim, MD

    The Joanne and Peter Haas, Jr., Professor for Cutaneous Lymphoma Research and Professor, by courtesy, of Medicine (Oncology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical research in cutaneous lymphomas, especially, mycosis fungoides; studies of prognostic factors, long-term survival results, and effects of therapies. Collaborative research with Departments of Pathology and Oncology in basic mechanisms of cutaneous lymphomas. Clinical trials of new investigative therapies for various dermatologic conditions or clinical trials of known therapies for new indications.

  • Justin M Ko, MD, MBA

    Justin M Ko, MD, MBA

    Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Ko joined Stanford Medicine in 2012 and serves as Director and Chief of Medical Dermatology for Stanford Health Care (SHC) while also spearheading the dermatology department's efforts around network development, telehealth and quality/safety/performance improvement. He is active in a number of leadership roles within the organization including co-chairing the Clinic Advisory Council, a forum of medical and executive leaders of Stanford Health Care?s Ambulatory clinics, and as a Service Medical Director.

    His passion for melanoma, early cancer detection, and improving care delivery drives his efforts and research around leveraging advances in machine learning and artifical intelligence to increase the breadth of populations that can be reached. He developed and runs a virtual teledermatology care delivery program at SHC, providing virtual visits for patients and remote consultations for providers within the network. He is currently working on collaborations and interventions that layer advances in deep learning on remote care capabilities to enhance access, quality and value of dermatologic care.

    Dr. Ko has also been driven to find new treatments for alopecia areata, an immune-mediated condition that can progress to total hair loss through various clinical trials and translational research efforts. He sits on the clinical research advisory board of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. This work in alopecia areata has also led to his role in helping to form a team centered around clinical and translational research efforts for atopic dermatitis.

    He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and worked in investment banking; mergers and acquisitions at JP Morgan before going on to earn a combined medical and business degree at Tufts University. During medical school, he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Ko then performed his residency at the Harvard Dermatology Residency Training Program where he served as chief resident.

  • Gina Park Kwon, MD

    Gina Park Kwon, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Gina Kwon is a board certified dermatologist specializing in comprehensive dermatologic care covering skin cancer treatment and prevention, evaluation of moles and skin growths, actinic keratosis, warts, acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, and contact dermatitis.

    Dr. Kwon received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Brown University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and then received her medical degree at Stanford University. After medical school, Dr. Kwon completed an internship in Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore before completing her dermatology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed the last year of her residency at Stanford as a research fellow and clinical resident where she studied new ways to prevent and treat basal cell carcinomas.

  • Bernice Kwong, MD

    Bernice Kwong, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Bernice Kwong, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Director of the Supportive Dermato-Oncology Program, and Director of the Inpatient Dermatology Consult Service. She has a special interest in the management of cutaneous complications that arise in cancer patients and runs the Supportive Dermato-Oncology Program at the Stanford Cancer Center, where she manages skin side effects of cancer therapies including chemotherapy related skin reactions, radiation dermatitis, and graft-versus-host disease. Dr. Kwong completed medical school at Yale University, and completed her dermatology residency at Stanford University in 2012.

  • Alfred Lane

    Alfred Lane

    Professor of Dermatology and of Pediatrics at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Developing gene therapy for genetic skin diseases is my major focus. Prior to that, we are developing methods to give effective and efficient care to infants with rare and disabling genetic skin diseases including epidermolysis bullosa and ichthyosis as well as infants and children with unusual and difficult to manage vascular malformations. I am also interested in clinical studies within the NICU protecting premature infants’ skin and clinical studies in children with common skin diseases.

  • Carolyn Lee MD PhD

    Carolyn Lee MD PhD

    Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Bio A native of Queens, New York, Dr. Carolyn Lee joined the Stanford Dermatology faculty in February of 2016 as a specialist in the management of patients at a high risk for developing skin cancer. This year, she has been a featured presenter at both the Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting and the Gordon Research Conference on Epithelial Differentiation and Keratinization. Dr. Lee graduated with honors from Yale University in 1998 with a BS in Biology and received her MD and PhD from Georgetown University with a specialty in tumor biology in 2006. She completed her Dermatology residency at Stanford in 2010 and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in epithelial biology in the lab of Dr. Paul Khavari in December of 2015. Dr. Lee possesses a strong interest in understanding the mechanisms of high-risk non-melanoma skin cancer and is currently a member of Stanford?s High-Risk Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Working Group.

  • Matthew Lewis, MD, MPH

    Matthew Lewis, MD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology

    Bio Dr. Lewis specializes in autoimmune connective tissue diseases, immunobullous diseases, and other inflammatory skin diseases including psoriasis and sarcoidosis. He completed medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and dermatology residency at The University of Rochester, where he was chief resident. He also completed a Master?s of Public Health at Johns Hopkins and a fellowship in autoimmune connective tissue diseases at Stanford University.

    He believes multidisciplinary and holistic care is key to treat patients with systemic inflammatory diseases. He holds a rheumatology-dermatology clinic with a rheumatologist, Dr. Janice Lin, as well as a dermatology-ophthalmology clinic with an ophthalmologist, Dr. Christopher Ta, and is the dermatologist for the sarcoidosis program, all with this primary goal of providing high quality, collaborative, patient-centered care.

  • Eleni Linos, MD, MPH, DrPH

    Eleni Linos, MD, MPH, DrPH

    Professor of Dermatology at the Stanford University Medical Center and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

    Bio Eleni Linos MD, MPH, DrPH, is Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University. Her work focuses on public health, cancer prevention and geriatric dermatology. Dr. Linos is dually trained in epidemiology and dermatology and is the principal investigator of several NIH funded studies aimed at improving the lives of patients with skin disease. She received her medical degree from Cambridge and Oxford universities in the UK, then trained in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health and completed her dermatology residency at Stanford.

  • M. Peter Marinkovich, MD

    M. Peter Marinkovich, MD

    Associate Professor of Dermatology

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The Marinkovich lab studies the function of epithelial extracellular matrix molecules, including integrins, collagens and laminins in epithelial development and carcinoma progression. We apply our discoveries in this area towards development of molecular therapies for carcinomas, hair disease and inherited epithelial adhesive disorders.

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