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A full spectrum of clinical and research expertise in dermalogic skin care

The IU School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology cares for both common and rare diseases of skin, nails and hair. The department is nationally recognized as a leader in academic dermatology providing outstanding training for future dermatologists.


The department combines strong clinical training and didactic teaching in general dermatology and subspecialty areas, including multidisciplinary melanoma, vascular lesion, lymphoma and atopic dermatitis.
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Dermatology faculty at IU School of Medicine investigate surgical and laser techniques for a range of dermatologic conditions, seeking new drugs and uses for existing medications.
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Clinical Care

The department’s faculty physicians provide skilled and attentive care to diagnose and treat a full range of dermatologic disorders and provide advanced cosmetic services.
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10 Years Hosting Free Annual Skin Cancer Screenings
22 Years Teaching Cutaneous Biology Course
15 Faculty Physicians in Indiana’s Largest Dermatology Group
20131-Somani, Ally-Khan

Ally-Khan Somani, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Ally Somani, MD, has achieved the highest degree of Mohs Micrographic Surgery qualification by completing a rigorous, two-year training program through an American College of Mohs Surgery fellowship.

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12388-Kingsley, Melanie

Melanie M. Kingsley, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Melanie Kingsley, MD, is a leading dermatologist in cosmetic procedures of the face with a focus on the perioral area specializing in botulinum toxins, fillers and lasers.

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Trailblazers in Dermatology

At the forefront of medical science, the IU School of Medicine Department of Dermatology is advancing the technologies of dermatologic care and training the next generation of doctors while delivering the highest-quality care and treatment with integrity and compassion.

Graduate Medical Education Programs

The Department of Dermatology offers residency programs in a wide range of subspecialty areas, including multidisciplinary melanoma, vascular lesion, lymphoma and atopic dermatitis clinics. Other special clinical sessions in the department are devoted to hair, vascular birthmarks and cosmetics.