Specialists and Care Centers

Collagen Vascular Disease Specialists and Care Centers

Our specialists in collagen vascular disease offer diagnostic testing and ongoing management of skin issues in patients with all forms of connective tissue disease. We monitor changes in your skin and work closely with rheumatologists and other specialists to help halt the progression of collagen vascular disease.

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and keeping it healthy is important, not just for how you look and feel about yourself but also for your overall health and well-being. Our dermatologists understand that good health includes your body’s surface and know that skin health and appearance are important not only to your self-image, but to your general health as well.

We offer general, surgical, adolescent and cosmetic dermatology services, including treatment for collagen vascular disease, to keep your skin healthy and looking its best.

The Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University

The Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University prides itself on its service to patients, working with patients to find the best, individualized treatment for their skin conditions. Ranked second in the country among dermatology departments in 2014, we offer multidisciplinary clinics where specialists from other disciplines see patients alongside our dermatologists. We also offer the services of highly skilled surgeons, radiation and medical oncologists who are specialists in the treatment of melanoma.

Research and academics

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Dermatology conducts intensive research focusing on basic laboratory investigation of skin inflammation, skin cancer, keratinocyte biology, wound healing, epithelial stem cell research, cutaneous aging and translational projects to develop new therapies. The Department of Dermatology also offers multiple fellowships, a dermatology residency and a combined residency in dermatology and medicine.