Gary S. Wood, MD

Message from the Chairman

Welcome to the Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. We are delighted to share with you the activities of our dynamic department!

UW Health Dermatology Clinics are offered at east, central and west Madison locations, as well as UW American Family Children's Hospital and UW Health Transformations. We also care for veterans at the Middleton VA, and consult on hospitalized patients at University of Wisconsin Hospital, American Family Children’s Hospital and Meriter Hospital. We offer a telemedicine program at the VA and are piloting a similar program at UW Health.

Our innovative research programs in both clinical and basic science address a variety of problems focusing on targets and agents for cancer chemoprevention and treatment, molecular mechanisms of cancer development, molecular diagnosis of skin diseases, clinical trials testing novel treatments and translational research investigating genetic correction of skin diseases. In 2014, the Department established the UW Skin Diseases Research Center becoming one of only six NIH sponsored Centers of its kind nationwide.

Our educational programs reach a broad spectrum of learners including dermatology residents, a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology fellow, residents from other specialties (internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics and pathology), medical students and practicing physicians in the local community and across the region.

Welcome to Dermatology! Please take a look around and do not hesitate to contact us.