SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Department of Dermatology
Welcome to the Department of Dermatology
We are the only dermatology residency program in Brooklyn, New York, serving one of the largest and most diverse communities in the country.
Our experienced dermatology clinicians and dedicated residents provide exceptional care for both adult and pediatric patients with skin diseases.
At Downstate, we have a long-standing history of excellence in basic science and clinical research in dermatology and dermatopathology.
The Department of Dermatology at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center provides a broad range of dermatologic services to Brooklyn's diverse patient population. The Department consists of clinical facilities, including ambulatory outpatient and consultative inpatient services, at Kings County Hospital and University Hospital. The academic and clinical faculty of the Department is committed to medical education through the dermatology residency training program, fellowship training programs, electives available to medical students and rotating medical residents, and both basic science and clinical research. The Department, throughout its rich history, has always emphasized excellence in the delivery of quality, innovative, and compassionate dermatologic care both within the clinic and the inside the classroom.