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Improving Your Quality of Life

Department Chair

Dr. Anthony A. Gaspari, MD
Anthony A. Gaspari, MD

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Dermatology is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients afflicted with skin disease through state-of-the-art patient care, education and research.

Our clinicians/researchers treat patients with a wide range of skin disorders and cancerous lesions, train the next generation of dermatologists and conduct cutting-edge science to broaden our understanding of skin disorders and improve treatment options.

Through a concerted combination of individualized patient care, enhanced educational opportunities and state-of-the-art laboratory research, the department is committed to contributing to the advancement of the field clinically, academically and scientifically.

Activities of the department include:

  • Medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services.

  • Specialty clinics in melanoma, stings and bites, and specialized Mohs surgery.

  • Clinical trials for new treatment regimens.

  • A certified dermapathology laboratory that services the campus and the community.

  • Research studies on cancerous and non-cancerous skin disorders, as well as skin allergies, reactions to natural rubber latex, vasculitis and CTCL.

The Department of Dermatology treats a growing volume of patients at six clinic sites, offers a highly-competitive residency program for aspiring dermatologists and has seen significant increases in federally-funded research initiatives.