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richard gallo

Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Dermatology. Our outstanding faculty and staff are committed to providing the highest level of care to our patients. I invite you to learn more about us and to join us in working to cure the vast collection of diseases that afflict the skin.

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Clinical Programs

Adult Dermatology

We specialize in the highest quality patient care and treatment for a variety of adult dermatology skin disorders and diseases.

Adult Patient Services

Pediatric Dermatology

We partner with Rady Children's Hospital to provide our young patients the best in pediatric dermatology care.

Patient Services

Research Programs

We are constantly striving to do more through world-class research and the training of the next generation of physicians and scientists.

About our research

dr. schneider giving a dermatology consult to a patient

Academic Programs

We offer an ACGME Dermatology Residency Program and Fellowship Program. M.D./Ph.D.s interested in combined clinical and research training in dermatology are also offered opportunities in a structured research residency track.

Education & Training

Department news

UC San Diego Health Rancho Bernardo Clinic entrance

2020

Dermatology services now in Rancho Bernardo

research holds up vile and examines it

February 2021

Dr. Gallo and others find using the skin microbiome can control atopic dermatitis

three residents wearing masks at uc san diego health clinic

Keep up with the latest residency program news and events