Welcome to UCSD Dermatology
Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego is committed to providing the highest level of clinical care, research and education for the development of future leaders in dermatology.
Our faculty are experts in their field, and are involved in a wide range of clinical and research endeavors. In particular, UCSD Dermatology is known for our contributions toward a better understanding of inflammatory diseases of the skin and the study of skin disorders.
We welcome your interest in our Dermatology program and invite you to learn more about us and the UCSD community. The School of Medicine at UCSD is a world-class academic institution whose faculty benefit from an outstanding intellectual environment that includes The Scripps Research Institute, The Burnham Institute, the Moores UCSD Cancer Center, The Ludwig Institute, The Salk Institute, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and others. This environment provides a remarkable opportunity for us to train the future leaders in Dermatology and work toward cures for skin diseases.
Our new clinical location in the UTC/La Jolla area:
8899 University Center Lane, Suite #350, San Diego, 92122
To schedule an appointment, call: 858.657.8322
Dermatology Faculty in the Media
Dr. Benjamin Yu was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for "Grand Challenges Explorations" - to find the causes of diseases in babies by studying their hair.
Dr. Richard Gallo's recent study shows bacteria on the skin may help prevent inflammation, this story has appeared in a number of print and online media, including Web MD
Dr. Gallo featured in the San Diego Union- Tribune: The Hygiene Hypothesis
Dr. Gallo is also featured on 10News San Diego, follow the link to watch the brief video news story.
UC San Diego University Research Center