The Department of Dermatology at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

Common skin conditions (acne, rosacea, eczema) as well as rare and challenging skin disorders are treated in the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC.

Our physicians have special expertise and the Department is a recognized referral center for a number of conditions. For an appointment or to refer a patient, please link to our Contact Information section. (Conditions underlined and in blue will have links to more information)

  • Autoimmune or immune mediated disorders
  • Aging skin
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Blistering diseases
  • Cancer genetic syndromes
  • Cutaneous lymphomas (including mycosis fungoides)
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Connective tissue diseases (including lupus, scleroderma, morphea, dermatomyositis)
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • Dermatitis (atopic, eczematous)
  • Drug rashes
  • Graft-versus-Host disease
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Leprosy
  • Melanoma and dysplastic nevi
  • Mohs
  • Mycosis fungoides
    • Nonmelanoma skin cancer
    • Basal cell cancer
    • Squamous cell cancer
    • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma
    • Extramammary Paget's disease
    • Atypical fibroxanthom
  • Other inflammatory skin diseases
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Psoriasis
  • Scars
  • Skin infections
  • T-cell mediated diseases (alopecia areata and psoriasis)
  • T-cell lymphoma
  • Ulcers
  • Varicose veins or vein disease
  • Viral infections (including Warts, Human Papilloma viruses)



Our faculty exemplifies excellence and diversity in their expertise, training and background. Our philosophy of patient care is "the needs of our patients always come first"
- Dr. Ronald P. Rapini

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