The Division of Dermatology has board-certified dermatologists who have diverse areas of concentration, including aesthetic dermatology, psoriasis, patch testing and skin cancer. Some of the most common diseases treated include:
- Contact Allergies
- Skin tumors
- Atopic dermatitis
- Skin cancer
The Center for Skin Cancer and Mohs Micrographic Surgery at the Loyola Family Health Center at LaGrange Park offers patients a comprehensive program for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers. The center focuses on basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, DFSP and melanoma, among others.
The Psoriasis Center, also in LaGrange Park, aims to improve the quality of life for individuals with psoriasis through clinical care, research and education. Patients with psoriasis are evaluated and treated using traditional topical therapies, phototherapy, systemic treatments and new biologic therapies. Treatment for psoriatic arthritis also is available.
The Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Center, located at Loyola Family Health Center at LaGrange Park, offers various procedures to improve the signs of aging, including:
- Cosmetic Dermatology
- Laser Surgery including Fraxel Dual
- Botox Injections
- Cosmetic Dermal Filler for Wrinkles
- Sclerotherapy for Leg Veins
- Chemical Peels
- Dermabrasion and Microdermabrasion
- Restylane-L, Perlane-L, Radiesse, Juvederm Ultra XC, Sculptra
Other special clinics offered by the division include:
- Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Skin Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Skin Cancer Reconstruction (Flaps - Grafts)
- Pediatric Dermatology Clinic
- Contact Occupational Dermatitis Clinic
- Ethnic Skin Clinic
Research in the Division of Dermatology is rapidly growing, due in large part to collaboration between the division and the Department of Pathology. Together, they have participated in several clinical trials and studies on topics such as:
- Dendritic cell-based immunotherapy of melanoma
- Protein kinase C signaling in apoptosis and skin cancer
- Melanocytic cells with relation to vitiligo
- KSHV infection of endothelial cells
- Pathogenesis of Kaposi’s sarcoma
Over the past five years, the division has published approximately 70 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division Director, Dermatology
The Dermatology Residency Program of Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is accredited for a three-year dermatology residency by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Loyola Central Scheduling at (888) 584-7888.
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 South First Avenue
Division of Dermatology
Building 54 - Room 101
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: (708) 216-4962
Fax: (708) 216-2444