Dermatology Faculty

Mary E. Maloney, M.D.
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Professor of Medicine
Chair Leadership Development Task Force
Tom Pearson Education Award
Interests: Mohs micrographic surgery, cutaneous oncology, general dermatologic surgery, surgical education

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Karen Wiss, M.D.
Director, Dermatology Residency Program
Director, Pediatric Dermatology
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Vice President for Education and Career Developement, Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Interests: Pediatric dermatology, epidermolysis bullosa, genodermatoses, midline developmental defects, childhood exanthems, medical education, pediatric laser, journalology

Dermatology Faculty


Christina Alavian, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Interests: Medical dermatology, cutaneous oncology, general dermatologic surgery, lasers, cosmetics and medical education


Leah Belazarian, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Interests: Pediatric dermatology, psoriasis, genodermatoses, medical dermatology, inpatient dermatology

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Jessica Cosenza, PA-C, MHP
Interests: General dermatology, cutaneous oncology, dermatologic surgery and Mohs


Dori Goldberg, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interests: Cutaneous malignancy, general dermatologic surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, medical dermatology

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John Harris MD, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Interests: Vitiligo, alopecia areata, lichen planopilaris; autoimmunity, immunology, translational research, genetic syndromes of autoimmunity


Nikki Levin, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interests: Psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis, fungal infections, cutaneous malignancies, infectious diseases, medical education

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Mark J. Scharf, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Phototherapy Center and Dermatologic Laser Center
Interests: Lasers, photomedicine, general dermatology, marine dermatology, medical education, Mohs micrographic surgery


Dianne L. Silvestri, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Contact Dermatitis Referral Clinic
Interests: Contact dermatitis, infections, nevi, acne, skin cancer, and general dermatology  

Jillian Tanner, N.P.
Interests: Medical Dermatology, cutnaneous oncology, dermatologic surgery, skin cancer prevention and patient education

Shelly Weedon, P.A.
Interests: Adult and Pediatric General Medical Dermatology, cutnaneous oncology, cosmetics, dermatologic surgery and Mohs


Letty Wheelock, N.P.
Interests: General Dermatology, geriatrics and cutnaneous oncology

Dermatopathology Faculty


April Deng, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Medicine
Director of Dermatopathology and the Dermatopathology Fellowship Program
Interests: Melanoma, non-melanocytic tumors, and lymphoma


Stephen Lyle, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology and Pathology
Director, UMass Cancer Center Tissue Bank
Board of Directors, North American Hair Research Society
Interests: Hair biology, adult stem cells, sebaceous tumors, skin cancer, cancer stem cells


Patrick O'Donnell,DO 
Assistant Professor
Interests: Melanoma and non melanoma skin cancer, inflammatory skin diseases

Volunteer Faculty


Nathaniel Jellinek,MD, FAAD, FACMS 
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Interests: Mohs surgery, nail disease, nail surgery





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