The Department of Dermatology at UI Health has over 100-year tradition in diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nail diseases.

Our nationally and internationally renowned specialists are Board Certified and highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of skin conditions and procedures.

Our mission at UI Health is focused on excellent patient care, education, and innovation. We are proud to train leaders in our specialty in an environment supporting diversity and inclusion. Our team is committed to advanced care through a synergistic approach with multiple clinical and research disciplines in our institution.

Our Specialists

Our faculty and trainees are dedicated to groundbreaking research, bringing new technologies in cancer diagnosis, management, and monitoring through skin imaging and new therapies.

Our Services

The Dermatology Clinic at UI Health offers comprehensive services for the entire family, from infants to adults, and for all skin types from Fitzpatrick I to VI. We offer medical, surgical, procedural, and cosmetic services. Click here to see a complete list of our comprehensive services.

If you have a medical condition that requires dermatologic care, we can help. If you are interested in cosmetic services, we can help you too. Please call us at 312.996.8666 to schedule an appointment.

Chicago's WGN Features Skin Cancer Screening & Care at UI Health

Learn the vital preventative steps to protect your skin and detect early signs of skin cancer with board-certified dermatologist and head of Dermatology, Dr. Maria Tsoukas.

Conditions We Treat

Our dermatology experts possess extensive knowledge and experience in diagnosing, treating and managing a wide range of skin conditions. We pride ourselves on providing personalized care, combined with our understanding of dermatological conditions with advanced techniques and technologies. We strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients, ensuring comprehensive and effective care.

Click here for a complete list of the conditions we treat.

Melanoma & Skin Cancers

We specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various types of skin cancers, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Utilizing cutting-edge techniques such as Mohs surgery, radiation therapy, and targeted therapies to provide personalized care and ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.


We understand the physical and emotional impact of acne and offers comprehensive treatment options to address this common skin condition. We develop individualized treatment plans that include topical medications, oral medications, laser therapy, chemical peels, and extraction procedures, tailored to the severity and specific needs of each patient, with the goal of achieving clearer, healthier skin.


Offers comprehensive care for patients with eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by dry, itchy, and red patches of skin. Using multidisciplinary approach for management, treatment, and education on proper skincare routines and lifestyle modifications.


Expert diagnosis and management of chronic skin condition that causes redness, flushing, visible blood vessels, and in some cases, acne-like breakouts. Providing a range of treatments, such as topical and oral medications, laser therapy, and lifestyle modifications, to reduce inflammation, control symptoms, and improve the appearance of the skin affected by rosacea.


Effective treatments for warts, which are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and can appear on various parts of the body. They utilize a range of treatment modalities, such as cryotherapy (freezing), topical medications, laser therapy, and surgical removal, to eliminate warts and help prevent their recurrence, ensuring optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.


Specialized diagnosis and treatment of the chronic autoimmune condition that causes thickened, scaly patches of skin. We offer a variety of treatment options, tailored to each patients’ goals.

Why Choose Us

Skincare Experts

Our skincare experts are leaders in the field of Dermatology, with a commitment to providing compassionate care and exceptional patient experiences. Our providers are extensively trained and have the knowledge and skills to diagnose, treat, and manage skin conditions for all skin types.

Team Approach to Care

We are proud to be an academic institution and work alongside Dermatology residents who are eager to provide the best care possible. This team approach to care ensures that you receive comprehensive and coordinated care, with access to experts in other medical disciplines.

Friendly Staff

Our friendly staff are here to help you navigate the Dermatology Clinic, from the warm welcome at the front desk to the attentive care provided by our medical assistants. We strive to make your visit as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

Expert Diagnosis & Second Opinion

If you are seeking a second opinion, our providers are here to help. We will review your medical history and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your health. We want you to feel confident and empowered in your healthcare choices.

We provide you with the best care possible. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that our skincare experts can make in your life.


Provider Spotlight

Dr. Maria Tsoukas is the head of the Department of Dermatology at UI Health. Dr. Tsoukas specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients who are at high risk for skin cancer and those with chronic immunosuppression or autoimmune diseases. She has a strong focus on non-invasive field therapies, photodynamic therapy, and skin laser therapy to treat benign and malignant skin conditions, and her clinical interests also include noninvasive skin rejuvenation using injectable botulinum toxin and fillers. Dr. Tsoukas' research focuses on photobiology/photodynamic therapy; laser tissue interactions and drug delivery; field cancerization therapies; and tissue repair. Dr. Tsoukas also serves as the Medical Clinic Director in the Department of Dermatology.

Contact Us

Call 312.996.8666 to request an appointment with one of our dermatologists.

If you are concerned that you are at risk for skin cancer and would like to make an appointment for a screening and examination, please call 312.996.0106.

Outpatient Care Center, Suite 3E
1801 W. Taylor St. 
Chicago, IL 60612