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Department of Dermatology

A source of information for our patients, our colleagues in academia, our students, and all those interested in our department. We adhere to the highest 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.
Pleased to be able to serve you in the comfort and safety of your home!  We are now providing care through video visits for most types of skin conditions.  This is an easy process that simply requires a smartphone or a computer.  Please contact us at 984-974-3900 to schedule your appointment.
Coronavirus Symptom Self-Assessment & Resource Tool: Available at, the chatbot takes people through simple questions to determine if further evaluation is recommended and guides our patients towards virtual care options such as an e-visit or video visit that will determine if testing is necessary. The chatbot also provides Coronavirus educational resources. It’s an alternative to calling the COVID-19 HelpLine and is intended to address the significant community interest.

Mission Statement

Nancy E. Thomas, MD, PhD Chair of Dermatology
Nancy E. Thomas, MD, PhD
Chair of Dermatology

The UNC Department of Dermatology is committed to providing the highest quality of care to all patients. We offer adult and pediatric medical and surgical/laser services as well as Mohs surgery and Dermatopathology. Our commitment to excellence is demonstrated by our vibrant basic science and clinical research activities. Finally, we have a long history of training residents and fellows to be among the finest providers in our state and around the country.

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