This is the official web site of the Department of Dermatology of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It should be used as a source of information for our patients, our colleagues in academia, our students, and all those interested in our department. We adhere to high ethical and professional standards in our program aimed at serving the people of North Carolina, as well as the medical profession, through our research and education programs. We are committed to pursuing and maintaining excellence in the following areas:

  • Routine and Highly Specialized Dermatological Care. Diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases are offered in our Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center which is conveniently located at Southern Village in Chapel Hill, just minutes away from the main campus and hospital.
  • NIH-sponsored Innovative Dermatological Research. The research programs in Autoimmune Skin Diseases and Melanoma enjoy a national and international reputation and are considered as one of the world's leaders in these areas of investigation. The labs are located in the Mary Ellen Jones Building near the corner of Manning Drive and Columbia Street.
  • Medical Students and Dermatology Residents Education. Our department’s teaching programs span the education of medical students, dermatology residents and post-doctoral fellows. The three year Residency Program comprises 13 positions that are filled by the best applicants from around the country.

We welcome you to the UNC Department of Dermatology and suggest you visit the different sections of our web site to gain information on our history, and other aspects that may be of interest to you.

Thank you,

Luis A. Diaz, M.D.
Professor and Chair

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