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Programs and research
Care for a wide range of conditions
UW Health dermatologists care for patients with conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails.
Treatment of acne, warts, skin tags and other common hair, nail and skin conditions should be managed by your primary care physician. If needed, they will refer you to our dermatologists for specialized care.
Diagnosing and treating your hair, nail or skin conditions
Congenital skin disorders
Excess sweating (hyperhidrosis)
Nail disorders, such as brittle nails and nail fungus
Squamous cell carcinoma
Surgical and medical treatments
Laser surgery for birthmarks and vascular lesions
Prescription and over-the-counter medication
Micrographic surgery (Mohs surgery)
Surgical removal of skin cancer and noncancerous skin lesions
Most skin cancers can be cured if found early. At UW Health, we offer Mohs surgery, a curative treatment for the most common skin cancer types. It's a procedure we developed.
Programs and research
Specialized pathology services
UW Health’s dermatopathologists are physicians with experience in the evaluation and diagnosis of skin tissue obtained by biopsies or excisions. When you have a biopsy or excision, our dermatopathologists will work closely with your physician to ensure a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
A major focus of the Department of Dermatology with the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is skin disease research. Many of our clinicians lead research studies to advance our understanding of skin disease. Learn more about our research
There are many clinical trials involving both children and adults, including skin conditions in individuals with cancers or who have undergone organ transplants. Learn more about our clinical trials
Dermatology care locations
We provide specialized dermatology care at UW Health clinics in Madison and Middleton.
Meet our team
Advanced care with a team approach
The dermatology team at UW Health includes experts in common and complex skin and nail conditions, from eczema to cancer.