Welcome to the Department of Dermatology

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.

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Residency Program

We are the only dermatology residency program in Brooklyn, New York, serving one of the largest and most diverse communities in the country.

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Patient Care

Our experienced dermatology clinicians and dedicated residents provide exceptional care for both adult and pediatric patients with skin diseases.

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Dermatology Research

At Downstate, we have a long-standing history of excellence in basic science and clinical research in dermatology and dermatopathology.

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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Dermatology, 8th floor
450 Clarkson Avenue, Mail Stop 46
Brooklyn, New York 11203

Main: (718) 270-1229
Fax: (718) 270-2794

The Dermatology Department at Downstate is located on the 8th floor of the Basic Science Building.

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Adult Dermatology Clinic

470 Clarkson Avenue, Suite C & Suite I
Brooklyn, New York 11203

For appointments: (718) 270-7207

The Adult Dermatology Clinic at Downstate is on the main floor of the hospital. The clinic is located in Suite C on Monday mornings and Suite I on Tuesday afternoons.

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Kings County

Kings County Hospital Center

Adult & Pediatric Dermatology Clinic
451 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203

For appointments: (718) 245-3325

The Dermatology Clinics at Kings County are located in the E Building. The Adult Dermatology clinic is located on the Ground floor in Suite D, on Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Thursday afternoons, and Friday mornings. The Pediatric Dermatology clinic is located on the 5th floor in Suite D, on Monday and Thursday mornings.

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