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Our mission is to provide patients with the highest level of care, while also furthering the field of dermatology through outstanding clinical, translational, and basic science research. In addition, we are committed to providing students and residents with outstanding clinical training.

We have clinical practices at Temple University Hospital, Temple University Main Campus, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Fort Washington, and Center City.

The department is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic iItch (pruritus), eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, chronic urticaria (hives), prurigo nodularis, autoimmune diseases of the skin, ethnic skin disorders, skin cancers, disorders of the hair, and wound healing.


  • To provide patients with the highest quality dermatologic care
  • Establish a high-level residency-training program
  • Produce clinically relevant, meaningful, and novel research