Department of Dermatology

Neil J. Korman, M.D., Ph.D., earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where he also earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. He was accepted into the Dermatology Residency at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center followed by an immunodermatology research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, Dermatology Branch prior to joining Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in 1990.

Dr. Korman is a Professor of Dermatology, Director of the Clinical Trials Unit, Clinical Director of the Murdough Family Center for Psoriasis, and Director of the Skin Immunopathology Laboratory at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Department of Dermatology. Dr. Korman’s special interests are psoriasis, immunobullous diseases atopic dermatitis. As Director of the Clinical Trials Unit, he has been involved in multiple clinical trials for patients with autoimmune blistering diseases, atopic dermatitis, cutaneous T cell lymphoma, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, actinic keratosis, alopecia areata, lichen planus, pyoderma gangrenosum, prurigo nodularis, tinea pedis, capitis, and onychomycosis. Dr. Korman has more than 15 years of experience in more than 75 phase 1 – 4 psoriasis clinical trials including trials of all of the major biologics agents that have approved for psoriasis as well as being involved in several translational, mechanism of action studies in patients with psoriasis.