Effective January 1, 2018, the Division of Dermatology became a free standing department. The Department of Dermatology is currently in the process of creating a new departmental website, please check back for updates.



The Department of Dermatology at Vanderbilt offers a full range of clinical, educational and research programs. General Dermatology services are available for all aspects of adult and pediatric dermatology. Outpatient and inpatient care, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Phototherapy, Extracorporeal Photopheresis and Laser treatments are available. Faculty members have special expertise in Dermatologic Surgery, Dermatopathology, Photochemotherapy, Atypical Moles & Melanoma, Pediatric Dermatology and Cutaneous Cancers including Lymphomas.

The Division offers an accredited residency program in Dermatology, a Mohs Surgery Fellowship, and specialized training in research through a NIH funded Postgraduate Research Training Grant.

Dermatology Research is ongoing at both basic science and clinical levels. The Skin Diseases Research Core Center at Vanderbilt is administered by the Department of Dermatology and offers Core Laboratory Services and Pilot & Feasibility Grants with the goal of promoting skin-related research at Vanderbilt. Individual faculty have independent research funding including that from the NIH and Department of Veterans Affairs. Clinical research programs include studies of wound healing, brown recluse spider bites, the utility of extracorporeal photopheresis to treat cutaneous lymphomas and transplant rejection syndromes, and studies of biological agents in various skin disorders.


Dermatology Education Fund

Your contribution will support ongoing education and training in Dermatology.