Message from the Chair

Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Dermatology
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Brown Dermatology: Celebrating the beauty of diversity, welcoming people of all backgrounds

Welcome to Brown Dermatology!  We are proud to provide the very best in clinical dermatology care to our patients across the State of Rhode Island, Southern Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.  As the only academic practice in RI, we are the most comprehensive patient care destination for all types of skin problems, spanning general skin problems to very specialized skin diseases. 

You, our patients are our highest priority!  Whether you have a minor question or are suffering from a rare autoimmune skin condition or an aggressive skin cancer or are concerned about a child or family member, our dermatology specialists are ready and able to make an accurate diagnosis, provide you will all the information you need to best understand your options and then manage your skin problems by tapping into the latest treatment modalities available.

As you peruse our website, you will find that we have dedicated sub-specialists in pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, Mohs micrographic surgery, aesthetic dermatology and medical dermatology.  We are the premier site for teaching and training Brown medical students and dermatology residents.  In addition, our faculty and physicians lead research in skin diseases, especially psoriasis and skin cancer both nationally and internationally.  We have locations all over Rhode Island and can provide rapid access to dermatology care.  We also take special care to communicate your test results back to you as well as communicate with your referring primary care physician or other specialists to ensure that all the correct information reaches other care providers.  Once you become a Brown Dermatology patient, rest assured that you will receive outstanding care as if you are part of the family!  

Once again, welcome to Brown Dermatology!

Abrar A. Qureshi, MD, MPH