The Dermatology Residency Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is an ACGME approved three-year program (PGY-2 through PGY-4).  The program is accredited to take up to six residents per year.  The residency is an integrated program, utilizing the combined facilities of the Anschutz Medical Campus, Children's Hospital Colorado, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Denver Health Medical Center.  Graduates of our program are prepared for a career in either academic medicine or clinical practice. 

Strengths of Our Program

  • Training on the largest medical referral facility in the Rocky Mountain region.
  • Four accessible training sites which offer unique learning opportunities, and the combined experience at each of these sites ensures exceptional clinical training.
  • State-of-the art clinical and research facilities on a recently-built (2007) campus.
  • Sub-specialty clinics in contact dermatitis, cutaneous lymphoma, high risk skin cancer, hair loss, epidermolysis bullosa/wound healing, genetic skin disease, and vascular anomalies.
  • Facilities include a Cutaneous Oncology Center where Surgical Dermatology and the Division of Medical Oncology are integrated to optimize management of patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.
  • Large patient population provides opportunities to learn from both routine and complex skin disorders in children and adults.
  • Structured didactic training with conferences staffed by attending physicians.
  • Approved fellowships in Dermatopathology, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, and Pediatric Dermatology.

Anschutz Cancer Pavilion​ 

  • Located at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, just seven miles east of downtown Denver.
  • One of the nation’s newest education, research, and patient care facilities.
  • Largest academic health center west of Chicago and north of Texas.
  • Home base for the residency program where the majority of the clinical and didactic training takes place. 
  • Site where the majority of the sub-specialty clinics are held and where many of the highly complex referral cases are seen.
  • Dedicated inpatient dermatology consultation service provides consistent opportunities to learn from the most severe and acute dermatologic conditions.
  • World class dermatopathologists work alongside trainees and are invaluable contributors to weekly didactic sessions.
  • Two full-time Mohs Micrographic Surgeons attend a busy procedural service within a unique Cutaneous Oncology suite, alongside colleagues in the Division of Medical Oncology. 
  • Major site for clinical research with focuses in atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, CTCL, melanoma, and non-melanoma skin cancer.
  • Training site for the Dermatopathology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery fellowship programs. 

Children's Hospital Colorado​

  • ​Located on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
  • Ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals nationally by US News and World Report for more than a decade.
  • Largest pediatric medical center within our seven-state region.
  • Permanent pediatric dermatology clinic and procedural suite staffed by board-certified pediatric dermatologists, pediatric dermatologic surgeons, and a pediatric dermatopathologist.
  • Unique medical sub-specialty foci in genetic skin disorders and epidermolysis bullosa/wound healing.
  • Major referral center for patients with vascular anomalies and surgical conditions requiring procedural treatment strategies.
  • Training site for the Pediatric Dermatology fellowship. 

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center   

  • State-of-the-art facility on the Anschutz Medical Campus recently opened in January 2018.
  • Distinctive patient population offers extremely valuable experiences in both the short- and long-term management of patients with skin cancer.
  • Multiple surgical clinics are held weekly and staffed by permanent and volunteer dermatologic surgeons.
  • Teledermatology at this site provides opportunities to utilize current technology in order to best serve geographically isolated patients in multiple neighboring states.
  • Focus on epidemiologic dermatology with multiple research opportunities.
  • Many advocacy and teaching opportunities with primary care providers, residents, and medical students.

Denver Health Medical Center 

  • Located nine miles west of the Anschutz Medical Campus.
  • Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents receive their medical care at Denver Health.
  • Serves a diverse and underinsured patient population who tend to have more advanced, undiagnosed dermatologic disease.
  • Opportunities to learn how to optimize long term management of patients with limited resources.
  • Comprehensive approach to care with adult, pediatric, and surgical dermatology clinics held weekly.  Relatively higher numbers of patients with autoimmune connective tissue diseases and immunobullous diseases.

The Department of Dermatology is accepting applications through the ERAS system from September through early November each year.  We offer six positions through the following Match.

  • ERAS application.
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation.
  • Medical School transcript.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Dean's letter (Medical School Performance Evaluation).
  • USMLE scores (USMLE Step 1 and  Step 2 (CK and CS) examinations as evidenced by obtaining a passing grade for these examinations, are required prior to starting residency.  Applicants must also have successfully completed USMLE Step 3 examination, as evidenced by obtaining a passing grade for this examination prior to the mid-point of the first post-graduate year (PGY1).

Applicants must be

  • US Citizens or able to be lawfully present in the United States for the duration of training
  • At least in second Post-Graduate Year (PGY-2) when first year of training begins.  (Note:  PGY-1 year does not have to be completed at the University of Colorado).

Criteria used for selection of applicants

  • Uniformly enthusiastic letters of recommendation.
  • Medical school transcript showing honors in at least some clerkships.
  • Personal statement that demonstrates a sincere interest in dermatology.
  • Previous scholarly activities.
  • Other aspects of the application that provide evidence the applicant is hard-working, ethical, mature, and a team player.


  • All applications will be reviewed in November.
  • Supplemental applications are optional.
  • Candidates selected for interview will receive invites in alignment with the Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD) coordinated release date of November 29, 2021.
  • Virtual interviews are scheduled on multiple dates to accommodate flexibility for candidates:  Tuesday, January 4; Monday, January 10; Wednesday, January 11, 2022.
  • Based on the ACGME guidelines for the 2021-2022 recruitment cycle, interviews will be virtual.

Foreign Medical Graduates

For information on applying for a visa, please visit the US Department of State website.  The University of Colorado Graduate Medical Education department has the following requirements for foreign medical graduates to apply for training:

  • Have a valid ECFMG Certificate.
  • Be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Resident to legally train at the University of Colorado Anschutz School of Medicine.

For questions regarding the Residency Training Program, please contact:

Class of 2022

derm Katie Hill MD

Katie Hill, MD

Undergraduate School University of Notre Dame (2010)
Medical School University of Colorado School of Medicine (2018)
Internship Saint Joseph Hospital (2019)
Hometown Westminster, Colorado
Dermatology Interests general dermatology, complex medical dermatology, dermoscopy, teledermatology, access to care
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking, biking, adopting senior dogs, skiing, Broncos & Notre Dame football, tennis, snowshoeing, traveling ​

derm Nazanin Kalani MD

Nazanin Kalani, MD

Undergraduate School Colorado State University (2013)
Medical School University of Colorado School of Medicine (2018)
Internship Colorado Health Foundation, Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical Center (2019)
Hometown Tehran, Iran 
Dermatology Interests teledermatology, dermoscopy, dermatopathology, increasing access to specialty care, skin cancer prevention and advocacy

Other Interests/Hobbies trail running, climbing fourteeners, hiking, making friends, trying new restaurants, traveling with my husband

dermMollie Oudenhoven MD

Mollie Oudenhoven, MD

Undergraduate School Duke University (2009)
Medical School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)
Residency Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Colorado (2019)
Hometown Arlington Heights, Illinois
Dermatology Interests pediatric dermatology
Other Interests/Hobbies dycling, hiking, DIY projects, music concerts​

derm Chelsea St Claire MD

Chelsea St. Claire, MD

Undergraduate School Northwestern University (2013)
Medical School Michigan State College of Human Medicine (2018)
Internship University of Chicago-Northshore (2019)
Hometown Okemos, Michigan
Dermatology Interests cutaneous oncology, complex medical and surgical dermatology, cosmetics, lasers, pigmentation disorders, dermatologic conditions in skin of color
Other Interests/Hobbies mentorship, international travel, skiing, scuba diving, watercolor painting, wearing sunscreen ​​

derm Andrea Steel MD

Andrea Steel, MD

Undergraduate School University of California, Berkeley (2009)
Medical School University of California, Davis (2017)
Internship University of Colorado School of Medicine (2018) 
Hometown Laguna Beach, California  
Dermatology Interests complex medical dermatology, dermoscopy, dermatopathology, biologics, translational research, clinical trials 
Other Interests/Hobbies gardening, cooking, baking, sewing​​

derm Eric Willis MD

Eric Willis, MD

Undergraduate School The University of North Texas (2013)
Medical School University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical School (2018)
Internship University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2019)
Hometown Denton, Texas  
Dermatology Interests pigmentation disorders, melanoma, alopecia, laser and light based dermatology, dermoscopy​
Other Interests/Hobbies Dallas Cowboys, traveling, outdoor activities, bowling, tennis, hanging out with friends, trying new foods/beers, baking, video games 

Class of 2023

lindsey broussard







Lindsey Broussard, MD

Undergraduate School University of Georgia (2013)
Medical School Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans (2017)
Internship Actually, I completed a full internal medicine residency at University of Colorado in June 2020.
Hometown Lafayette, Louisiana 
Dermatology Interests I have an interest in Complex Medical Dermatology given my internal medicine training. I also have an interest in Dermatologic Oncology (specifically immunotherapy to treat Melanoma and immune-mediated adverse drug reactions), sunscreen research/skin cancer prevention, and systemic drug reactions with skin manifestations such as DRESS, AGEP, SJS/TEN.
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking, camping, skiing, snow shoeing, power yoga, international travel, and all things Mardi Gras

logan debord







Logan DeBord, MD

Undergraduate School The University of Texas at Austin (2015)
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine (2019)
Internship Presbyterian/Saint Luke’s Medical Center (2020)
Hometown Inez, Texas
Dermatology Interests patch testing, procedural dermatology, mole mapping, biologics, services for underserved communities, tele-dermatology, global health
Other Interests/Hobbies backpacking, skiing, cooking, board games, house plants, craft beer and wine, speech & debate, NPR, live music, travel


hania flaten







Hania Flaten, MD

Undergraduate School Bowdoin College (2013)
Medical School University of Colorado School of Medicine (2019)
Internship Presbyterian/Saint Luke’s Medical Center (2020)
Hometown Denver, Colorado
Dermatology Interests skin cancer prevention, teledermatology, healthcare for underserved populations
Other Interests/Hobbies whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, parenting

Brandy Mills







Brandy Mills, MD

Undergraduate School University of Virginia (2013)
Medical School Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (2019)
Internship Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center (2020)
Hometown Mechanicsville, Virginia
Dermatology Interests complex medical dermatology, autoimmune dermatoses, infectious dermatoses, cutaneous oncology, pediatric dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies spending time with family and friends, outdoor activities, traveling, exercising, exploring new restaurants/breweries, reading fantasy novels

Rachel Orleans







Rachel Orleans, MD, MPH

Undergraduate School University of Michigan (2009)
Graduate School (Public Health) Emory University (2011)
Medical School Weill Cornell Medical College (2019)
Internship University of Oklahoma – Tulsa (2020)
Hometown Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dermatology Interests general dermatology, public health in dermatology, dermatologic health disparities
Other Interests/Hobbies cooking, reading, spending time outdoors, gardening, spending time with family and friends

Angela Wipf







Angela Wipf, MD

Undergraduate School University of Minnesota - Morris (2014)
Medical School University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (2019)
Internship Kaweah Delta Medical Center (2020)
Hometown Rochester, Minnesota
Dermatology Interests med-derm, hair disease, global dermatology, cutaneous lymphoma 
Other Interests/Hobbies yoga, gym, hiking, biking, traveling, camping, dogs, trying new foods 

Class of 2024

Paola Aldana


Paola Aldana, MD

Undergraduate School Georgetown University (2014)
Medical School University of Maryland School of Medicine (2020)
Internship Mercy Medical Center, Preliminary Medicine (2021)
Hometown Rockville, Maryland 
Dermatology Interests complex medical dermatology, chronic skin conditions (e.g. hidradenitis suppurativa), general dermatology, cosmetics & skin care, skin cancer awareness and prevention
Other Interests/Hobbies Concerts/music festivals, traveling, exploring new restaurants, brunch, running, cake decorating

Nneamaka Ezekwe

Nneamaka Ezekwe, MD

Undergraduate School Tougaloo College (2013)
Medical School University of Mississippi Medical Center (2019)
Internship University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Transitional Year (2020)
Hometown Vicksburg, Mississippi
Dermatology Interests skin of color, hair loss/alopecias, vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa, cosmetics, lasers, photomedicine, imaging modalities in dermatology (optical coherence tomography, ultrasound, reflectance confocal microscopy), ImageJ analysis
Other Interests/Hobbies traveling domestically and internationally, weight lifting, self-taught hair and nail stylist, creating multicultural hair and skin products, crypto and stock trading, investing, bargain shopping

Roya Mirhossaini

Roya Mirhossaini, MD

Undergraduate School University of Colorado at Boulder
Medical School University of Colorado School of Medicine
Internship Riverside Community Hospital Transitional Year
Hometown Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dermatology Interests complex medical dermatology, pigmentation disorders, dermatologic conditions in skin of color
Other Interests/Hobbies Backyard chickens, gardening, hiking, skiing

Emily Nguyen

Emily Nguyen, MD

Undergraduate School University of California San Diego
Medical School SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Internship SUNY Stony Brook University Medical Center - Surgery
Hometown Fremont, California
Dermatology Interests inpatient dermatology, pediatric dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies surfing, skiing, Zumba, dancing, piano

Joshua Schimmel

Joshua Schimmel, MD

Undergraduate School University of Maryland
Medical School Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Internship Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Hometown Elkton, Maryland
Dermatology Interests Medical dermatology, curtaneous warts, mohs surgery, HS
Other Interests/Hobbies Snowboarding, mountain biking, camping, dog training, baseball

Austin Smith

Austin Smith, MD

Undergraduate School Brigham Young University (2016)
Medical School UT Health San Antonio (2020)
Internship Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT (2021)
Hometown American Fork, Utah
Dermatology Interests Dermoscopy, melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, underserved populations, and skin cancer prevention
Other Interests/Hobbies Bonsai trees, paddle boarding, baseball, hiking, movies, video games, and traveling


Class of 2021

derm Merrick Brodsky MD

Merrick Brodsky, MD

Undergraduate School University of California Irvine (2010)
Medical School University of California Irvine School of Medicine (2017)
Internship Presbyterian/Saint Luke’s Medical Center, Transitional Internship (2018)
Hometown Long Beach, California
Dermatology Interests cutaneous oncology, melanoma, Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction, dermatologic surgery, laser and light based dermatology, non-invasive imaging modalities, artificial intelligence, and dermoscopy
Other Interests/Hobbies mountain biking, surfing, skiing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, hiking, gardening, cooking, and meditation
derm Chauncey Caldwell Barbulescu MD

Chauncey Caldwell
Barbulescu, MD

Undergraduate School Winona State University (2010)
Medical School University of Central Florida College of Medicine (2015)
Internship University of Colorado (2016)
Hometown Rochester, Minnesota 
Dermatology Interests alopecia areata, hair loss pertaining to African American women, skin disorders affecting people of color 
Other Interests/Hobbies painting, charcoal drawing, cooking, traveling and spending time with family, friends and my fur babies Gypsy and Raku, charcoal drawing

derm Nazanin Ehsani-Chimeh, MD

Nazanin Ehsani-Chimeh, MD

Undergraduate School University of California, Los Angeles (2005)
Medical School State University of New York Upstate Medical University, (2011), Craniofacial Surgery Research Fellowship University of California, Los Angeles (2011) 
Other Residency Training General Surgery, University of Arizona (2013)          
Hometown Glendale, California 
Dermatology Interests technology-enabled delivery of dermatological care for patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases, Mohs micrographic surgery, tissue engineering, clinical trials for drugs and devices 
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking, volleyball, kayaking, swimming, tennis, traveling, cooking
derm Neil Houston, MD

Neil Houston, MD  

Undergraduate School Roanoke College (2005)

Medical School University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2017)

Internship University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Transitional Internship (2018)

Hometown Wellesley, Massachusetts

Dermatology Interests psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and other chronic conditions

Other Interests/Hobbies writing, photography, traveling, attending museums, live music enthusiast

derm Amanda Howland MD

Amanda Howland, MD  

Undergraduate School Lehigh University (2010)
Medical School University of Queensland School of Medicine, Australia (2015)
Internship Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2017)
Research Fellowship University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dept of Dermatology (2018)          
Hometown Richboro, Pennsylvania
Dermatology Interests teaching others about dermatology, skin cancer, acne, pediatric dermatology
Other Interests/Hobbies traveling, hiking, exploring other cultures, trying new cuisines, baking and hanging out with my husband, daughter, and cat, Reese Witherspoon

derm Jessica Mounessa Farahi MD

Jessica Mounessa Farahi, MD  

Undergraduate School Cornell University (2011)
Medical School Stony Brook University School of Medicine (2017)
Research Fellowship University of Colorado School of Medicine, Dept of Dermatology (2017)
Internship University of Nevada Reno, Internal Medicine (2018)
Hometown Rockville, Maryland  
Dermatology Interests alopecia, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers 
Other Interests/Hobbies yoga, long distance running, playing the flute, hiking, writing poetry, traveling, and cooking

derm Sarah Shangraw MD

Sarah Shangraw, MD

Undergraduate School University of Puget Sound (2011)
Post-grad Fellowship Cellular and Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health (2013)
Medical School Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine (2017)
Internship Saint Joseph Hospital-SCL Health, Preliminary – Medicine (2018)
Hometown Tualatin, Oregon
Dermatology Interests dermatopathology, clinical-pathological correlation, acne/rosacea, complex medical dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies long-distance running, kayaking, skiing, gardening, playing with my cats, Bergrum and Groucho

Class of 2020​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

derm Chante Aksut MD







Chante Aksut, MD

Undergraduate School University of Colorado at Boulder (2010)
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2015)
Internship University Hospitals, Case Western Medical Center (2016)
Hometown Denver, Colorado
Dermatology Interests medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatoepidemiology 
Other Interests/Hobbies running, biking, yoga, pilates, hiking, snowboarding, violin, Persian food

derm Richard Browning MD







Richard Browning, MD

Undergraduate School Georgia Institute of Technology (2012)
Medical School Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University (2016)
Internship Presbyterian Saint Luke's Hospital (2016)
Hometown Augusta, Georgia
Dermatology Interests complex medical, surgical, and pediatric dermatology
Other Interests/Hobbies snowboarding, camping, cooking, biking, hiking, music, yoga, chess, photography ​​​

derm Aleksandra Florek MD







Aleksandra Florek, MD

​Undergraduate School University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2007)
Medical School Medical University of Gdansk, Poland (2013)
Internship New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY (2014)
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology Interests cosmetic and surgical dermatology, lasers, dermoscopy, cutaneous oncology, biologics
Other Interests/Hobbies spending time with family and friends, yoga, traveling, hiking, skiing, camping, backpacking, boating

derm Noah Levit MD PhD







Noah Levit, MD, PhD

Undergraduate School Boston University (2007)
Graduate School Stony Brook University (2014)
Medical School Stony Brook University School of Medicine (2016)
Internship New York University Winthrop Hospital (2017)
Hometown Kingston, New York  
Dermatology Interests medical dermatology, cutaneous toxicities, oncodermatology, access to dermatologic care
Other Interests/Hobbies skiing, running, soccer (Tottenham Hotspurs F.C.), coffee, wine, kombucha​ ​​

derm Emily Milford Stevenson MD







Emily Milford Stevenson, MD  

Undergraduate School University of Missouri - Columbia (2012)
Medical School University of Missouri School of Medicine (2016)
Internship Saint Joseph’s Hospital (2017) 
Hometown Saint Louis, Missouri  
Dermatology Interests medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatology epidemiology, gynecological dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies road biking, skiing, hiking, gardening, cooking, swimming, crafting, trying new restaurants, travel ​​ ​​

Class of 2019

Lindsay Boyers, MD

J. Sigrid Barkland, MD

Undergraduate School The College of Saint Catherine (2008)
Graduate School California Institute of Technology (2010)
Medical School Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine (2015)
Internship The Colorado Health Foundation (2016)
Hometown Idaho Falls, Idaho
Dermatology Interests procedural dermatology, dermoscopy
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking/backpacking, skiing, yoga, reading, knitting

Lindsay Boyers, MD

Lindsay Boyers, MD

Undergraduate School University of California Santa Barbara (2009)
Medical School 
Georgetown University School of Medicine (2015)
Yale (2016)
Las Vegas, Nevada
Dermatology Interests 
advocacy, dermatoepidemiology, general dermatology, pigmentation disorders
Other Interests/Hobbies 
dogs, traveling, trying new food, painting, spending time with family and friends

Michael Cameron, MD

Michael Cameron, MD

Undergraduate School Duke University (2010)
Medical School University of South Florida College of Medicine (2015)
Internship Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2016) 
Hometown Winter Park, Florida
Dermatology Interests drug development/commercialization, inpatient dermatology, cutaneous oncology, global health
Other Interests/Hobbies snowboarding, running, hiking, astronomy

Andrew Fischer, MD

Andrew Fischer, MD

Undergraduate School Rice University (2011) 
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine (2015) 
Internship Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2016) 
Hometown Omaha, Nebraska 
Dermatology Interests clinical-pathologic correlation, international dermatology, skin cancer prevention
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking, skiing, road trips, and watching Nebraska football 

Jonathan Mayer, MD, MPH

Jonathan Mayer, MD, MPH

Undergraduate School Harvard College (2010) 
Graduate School Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (2015)
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2015) 
Internship Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (2016) 
Hometown Orlando, Florida  
Dermatology Interests cutaneous oncology, skin cancer prevention and epidemiology, health policy, teledermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies theater, playwriting, movies, hiking trails, watching sports, dining out

Jonathan Mayer, MD, MPH

Jenna Peart, MD  

Undergraduate School Boston College (2010) 
Medical School University of Pennsylvania (2015) 
Internship Presbyterian Saint Luke's Hospital (2016) 
Hometown Lancaster, Pennsylvania  
Dermatology Interests complex medical dermatology, infectious diseases, improving access to subspecialty care 
Other Interests/Hobbies snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking, foreign languages, cooking

Class of 2018

Eileen Axibal, MD

Eileen Axibal, MD

Undergraduate School University of Pennsylvania (2000) 

Medical School Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (2014) 
Internship The Colorado Health Foundation (2015) 
Hometown Troy, Michigan 
Dermatology Interests Mohs micrographic surgery, procedural dermatology, melanoma 
Other Interests/Hobbies running, hiking, soccer, snowboarding, traveling, over-the-top halloween costumes, all-you-can-eat buffets... but mostly spending time with my husband, daughter, and puppy

Arelis Burgos, MD

Arelis Burgos, MD

Undergraduate School Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (1992)
Medical School Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (1997)
Internship/Residency Pediatric Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital (2004)
Fellowship Pediatric Dermatology, University of Colorado (2007)
Hometown Santiago, Dominican Republic 
Dermatology Interests pediatric dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, pigmented disorders, mastocytosis
Other Interests/Hobbies skiing, scuba diving, dancing

Jacqueline Guidry, MD

Jacqueline Guidry, MD

Undergraduate School Oklahoma State University  (2009)
Medical School Baylor College of Medicine (2013)
Internship Baylor College of Medicine (2014)
Hometown Tulsa, Oklahoma 
Dermatology Interests clinical trials, psoriasis, acne, cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology
Other Interests/Hobbies hiking, running, boating, crafting

Julia Kreger, MD

Julia Kreger, MD

Undergraduate School Northwestern University (2008) 
Medical School University of New Mexico School of Medicine (2014) 
Internship Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO (2015) 
Hometown Ridgefield, Washington 
Dermatology Interests procedural dermatology, cosmetic dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies climbing mountains, backpacking, baking cakes, and spending time with my black lab named Sam

Ryan O 'Leary, MD

Ryan O'Leary, MD

Undergraduate School University of California at Santa Barbara (2009) 
Medical School David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (2014) 
Internship Cedars Sinai Medical Center (2015) 
Hometown West Hills, California  
Dermatology Interests medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, quality improvement 
Other Interests/Hobbies surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, photography

Emily Warshauer, MD

Emily Warshauer, MD

Undergraduate School Tufts University (2003) 
Medical School University of Tel Aviv (2012) 
Internship University of Miami (2015) 
Hometown Fair Haven, New Jersey  
Dermatology Interests general dermatology, dermatogenetics 
Other Interests/Hobbies travel, tennis, oenology

Class of 2017

Mahsa Amir, MD

Mahsa Amir, MD

Undergraduate School University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2008)
Medical School University of Colorado School of Medicine (2013) 
Internship Saint Joseph Hospital (2014)
Hometown Tehran, Iran
Dermatology Interests general dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies puppy, travel, snowboarding, camping

Megan Craddock, MD

Megan Craddock, MD

Undergraduate School Texas A&M University (2005) 
Medical School Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2011)                         
Internship/Residency Pediatric Residency, University of Colorado (2014)
Hometown Deer Park, Texas (suburb of Houston)
Dermatology Interests pediatric dermatology

Other Interests/Hobbies hanging out with my kiddos, traveling, visiting family

Ramin Fathi, MD

Ramin Fathi, MD

Undergraduate School Illinois Wesleyan University (2006) (2009) 
Medical School Rush Medical College (2013) 
Internship The Colorado Health Foundation (2014) 
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Dermatology Interests micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology, cosmetic dermatology, quality improvement, dermoscopy, high risk skin cancers, rare neoplasms 
Other Interests/Hobbies snowboarding, travel, Brazilian jiu jitsu, tennis, Chicago sports

Tien Nguyen, MD

Tien Nguyen, MD

Undergraduate School Brown University (2008) 
Medical School University of Texas HSC at San Antonio (2013) 
Research Fellowship University of California, San Francisco (2012) 
Internship California Pacific Medical Center (2014) 
Hometown Sacramento, California         
Dermatology Interests clinical research, psoriasis, eczema, hidradenitis suppurativa
Other Interests/Hobbies classical and opera performance, rock climbing, running, soccer 

David Pearson, MD

David Pearson, MD

Undergraduate School Gustavus Adolphus College (2009) 
Medical School Washington University in Saint Louis (2013) 
Internship University of Colorado Hospital (2014) 
Hometown Woodbury, Minnesota  
Dermatology Interests autoimmune connective tissue disease, autoimmune bullous disease, severe cutaneous drug reactions, inpatient dermatology 
Other Interests/Hobbies swimming, running, hiking, reading, traveling with my wife​ ​


Class of 2016

Ekama Carlson - Mohs Surgery Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco

David Chen - Mohs Surgery Fellowship at the University of Virginia

Rebecca Danhof - private practice in Onalaska, Wisconsin

Sophia Rangwalla - dermatopathology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University

Carla Torres-Zegarra - pediatric dermatology fellowship at the Children's Hospital Colorado

Class of 2015

Anastasia Bassis - Mohs Surgery Fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina, private practice in Boulder, Colorado

Erin Fuller - private practice in Stockton, California

Ryan Gamble - private practice in Denver, Colorado

Laura Huff - academic dermatology at Washington University in Saint Louis

Nick Nguyen - pediatric dermatology fellowship at the Children's Hospital Colorado, pediatric dermatology faculty in Akron, Ohio

Marc Serota - private practice in Denver, Colorado

Victoria Williams - international dermatology in Botswana through the University of Pennsylvania

Class of 2014

Tracy Funk - pediatric dermatology fellowship at the Children's Hospital Colorado, pediatric dermatology faculty at Oregon Health Sciences University

Julie Green - private practice in Lee's Summit, Missouri

Siri Larsen - private practice in Rapid City, South Dakota

Emily Stevens - private practice in Fort Collins, Colorado

Greg Wing - dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Texas at Galveston, private practice in Phoenix, Arizona

The Didactics Program for the dermatology residents is highly structured and faculty-supervised. The academic program is under constant review and evolves to meet changing needs.

Program Director

Cheryl Armstrong, MD


Associate Program Director

Misha Miller, MD



Julie Clarke
Residency and Fellowship Coordinator