Mission Statement

The Howard University Department of Dermatology is committed to providing excellent and compassionate patient care while educating future leaders and clinicians in the art and science of Dermatology. Our primary goal is to deliver superior specialized care to patients with diseases of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. Our faculty delivers exceptional patient care, with expertise in complex medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, minor dermatologic surgery, cosmetics, dermatopathology, and laser therapy as well as translational and clinical research.  In keeping with the mission of Howard University, our Faculty, Residents, and Staff are committed to fostering a department that is committed to excellence and community engagement.