Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center

The UCSF Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center is a comprehensive practice that sees patients with severe psoriasis, especially when phototherapy is needed; eczema, including atopic dermatitis; and other phototherapy-responsive disorders, such as vitiligo, chronic itching from known or unknown causes, lichen planus and mycosis fungoides.

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    Immunogenetic Profiling of Dupilumab for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis

    This is a single-arm, open-label study to examine the effect of dupilumab on the immunologic and genetic environment within atopic dermatitis skin lesions.

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Single Cell Genomics of Psoriatic Skin

    The purpose of this study is to understand how genetics play a role in psoriasis. Specifically, a genetic allele HLA-Cw6 is known to be associated with psoriasis, and this study aims to find out how it affects geneti...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Immunogenetic Profiling of Goeckerman Therapy in the Treatment of Psoriasis Vulgaris

    This study examines the effect of Goeckerman therapy (a combination of phototherapy and topical crude coal tar), crude coal tar alone, and phototherapy alone on the immunologic and genetic environment within psoriati...

    Recruiting

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    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

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    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

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    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

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    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Preparing for your appointment

    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    Related clinics

    Dermatology Clinic at Mount Zion

    1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Department of Dermatology Research

      The UCSF Department of Dermatology's research programs cover a broad range of investigations into skin biology and disease, ultimately leading to more effective care for patients.

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