Discover the University Hospitals Dermatology Difference

Mission: To Heal. To Teach. To Discover.

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Dermatology based at University Hospitals Case Medical Center one of the top centers of excellence worldwide in skin research and in bringing state-of-the-art findings to help patients with skin diseases. The Department's efforts span basic biology of the skin, mechanisms of clinical disease, human in vivo skin function, clinical trials, premier patient care, and teaching. We offer specialty programs for rare diseases as well as excellent general dermatology. The Department is responsible for the education of medical and graduate students at Case Western Reserve University, for basic science and clinical research, and for the combined Dermatology Residency Program sponsored by University Hospitals of Cleveland and co-sponsored by Metro Health Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. We supply clinical services at these hospitals and also at satellite outpatient clinical sites, providing excellent access to our services.

UH Dermatology at Chagrin Highlands is MOVING on June 29, 2015 to:

         Two Chagrin Highlands


         3000 Auburn Drive, Suite 125

         Beachwood, Ohio 44122


 UH Welcomes Former Patients of UDI Dermatology Practice

University Hospitals Department of Dermatology welcomes former patients of area practice University Dermatology, Inc. (UDI), which recently closed.


Our Phone Number: 216 844 8200

Faculty and Staff

  2015 Appreciation Dinner

  Faculty photo front row to back row:

  Drs. Ari Konheim, Lopa Das, Kevin Cooper, Nely Aldrich, Margaret Mann, Danial Popkin

  Drs. Douglas Buethe, Jeremy Bordeaux, Jennifer DePry

  Drs. Margaret Bobonich, Joshua Arbesman, Kurt Lu, Susan Nedorost, Jessica Galvin

  Drs. Curtis Hawkins, Barry Lamkin, Robert Haber

Faculty Recruitment

Faculty Video


Upcoming Events

SDRC Speaker Series - Calendar 2015-2016Calendar 2014-2015

Andrew Johnston, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology at the University of Michigan Medical School will be our SDRC guest speaker on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Please see attached for Dr. Johnston's lecture flyer.

Skinergy - The Department of Dermatology newsletter

Department News

Dr. Kevin Cooper Discusses Skin Microbes

Dr. Kevin Cooper in MD Magazine discusses Treatment for Plaque Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Dr. Neil Korman - Sun Safety

Dr. Kord Honda – Sun Safety & Melanoma. NPR Idea Stream Radio

Dr. Jeremy Bordeaux – Video Pediatric Melanoma Study on YouTube

Dr. Elma Baron in the News:

Dr. Jeremy Bordeaux senior author of study of Children and decreases in Melanoma

Dr. Radhika Atit discusses skin fibrosis research

Dr. Kevin Cooper discusses Joni Mitchell's Mysterious Skin Condition ABC

Regeneration of a transgenic mouse model - Jan. 29, 2015

Dr. Kevin Cooper Interview in Dermatology Times

6 Health Hazards Linked to Lack of Sleep

University Hospitals study shows poor quality sleep linked to poor skin health, faster aging

Video Highlights

Dr. Elma Baron investigates Green Tea and it’s Potential Benefits for Skin

Press Release Dr. Kevin Cooper – AAD Board of Directors

Press Release Mahmoud Ghannoum, PhD

2014 Best Doctors Dermatology

Interview Dr. Kord Honda: 19 Action News – How to take care of “winter skin”

Drs. Don Anthony and Daniel Popkin were awarded the first "CFAR Catalytic Fund for Strategic Interdisciplinary Research"

Dan Popkin and Don Anthony are newly awarded Merit Review grant from the US Veterans Administration national medical research program.

Dr. Nicole Ward examines nervous system's role in perpetuating psoriasis

Dr. Nicole Ward in Crains

Nicole Ward, PhD NIH Awards

Dr. Nita Kohli's Article "Residents: Get involved and have a say"

Dr. Elma Baron on Suncreen and Sleep on Fox 8 News Cleveland

See our Super Docs: Cooper, Bordeaux, Mann, Gerstenblith

Watch the UHCMC Department Video

Nicole Ward, PhD advocates for Psoriatric Disease Research, Washington, DC

Dr. Elma Baron on Adult Acne in the Walls Street Journal

Dr. Neil J. Korman Canadian News, February 1, 2013

Dr. Neil J. Korman on TV3 Live on Lakeside, January 29, 2013

Botulinum Neurotoxin A Decreases Infiltrating Cutaneous Lymphocytes and Improves Acanthosis in the KC-Tie2 Mouse Model (PDF)

Chronic Skin-Specific Inflammation Promotes Vascular Inflammation and Thrombosis (PDF)

UH receives the American Hospital Association McKesson Award for Quality

Improvement in Patient Performance of Skin Self-examinations After Intervention With Interactive Education and Telecommunication Reminders

Dr. Nicole Ward featured in Psoriasis Advance magazine (PDF)