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Department of Dermatology

Promoting excellence in patient care, education, and research, the Department of Dermatology is committed to the highest standards in the medical field. Today, with 63 faculty members including 33 medical dermatologists, six dermatopathologists, three immunopathologists, five allergists, five dermatologic surgeons, and three pediatric dermatologists, the department has become the largest clinical, research, and educational facility of dermatology in the Intermountain West.


As the Department’s faculty has expanded, so has its scope and reputation.

Patient Care: The number of patient visits has increased from 4,800 in 1987 to 125,000 in 2020. Referrals are from an ever-expanding geographic area.

The Residency Training Program: The Department’s program is highly sought after, with up to 500 applicants for three to four positions annually.

Research Funding: The Department successfully competes for research funding from the National Institute of Health, private foundations and industry.

Group of Physicians

Educating Highly Ranked Physicians in a World Class Residency Program

Microscopic look on skin

Offering World Class Laboratory Services

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Cutting-Edge Clinical Care

Department Chair

Kristina Callis Duffin, MD, MS


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