Welcome to the University of Michigan's Department of Dermatology

The University of Michigan's Department of Dermatology is a nationally recognized leader in dermatological patient care, education and research. We are dedicated to improving healthcare for our patients, to advancing dermatological science and to training future leaders in dermatological medicine and science. 

We provide outstanding, patient-centered care for disorders affecting the skin, hair, and nails. Our physicians and scientists are at the forefront of dermatology treatments and research, leading scientific discovery and advancing new therapies.

The expertise of our faculty and the diversity of our interdisciplinary programs supply a remarkable, collaborative environment for patient care, learning and innovation. 


Tom Raisanen, MD and Jiji Ahn, MD
June 7, 2019

Dermatology Chief Residents 2019-2020

On May 1st, U-M Dermatology welcomed Drs. Ji Won (Jiji) Ahn and Tom Raisanen as chief residents for the Dermatology Residency Program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

May 30, 2019

Many Thanks For Another Successful Skin Cancer Screening Clinic!

On May 18, 2019, physicians and staff from the Department of Dermatology provided free skin cancer screenings to 118 people. Kudos to all who participated in this annual community service event, held in conjunction with May as Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention month.

Why Women Get Autoimmune Diseases Far More Often Than Men
April 25, 2019

Why Women Get Autoimmune Diseases Far More Often Than Men

Researchers cause a lupus-like disease in mice by amplifying the amount of a single “master regulator” factor — suggesting both a root cause for known differences between the sexes and a target for new treatments.