Brian Cahn, MD, Chief of Cosmetic Dermatology, Resident Division
Brian earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During his time there, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and received a distinction in research. Additionally, he pursued a wound healing research fellowship at the Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami. He later completed his internship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Before his medical journey, Brian worked for a medical publishing company, served in politics for a senator on Capitol Hill, and founded a non-profit service organization.
As a dermatology resident at UIC, he is recognized for his compassion towards patients and his pursuit of excellence in clinical dermatology. During his residency, Brian has not only secured over $20,000 in grants to support his research but has also presented his findings at conferences throughout the country. Brian’s primary research areas are cutaneous oncology and guidelines development.
He is passionate about mentoring and currently guides over 10 medical students, enriching their academic and professional journeys. Additionally, he is actively involved in professional societies within dermatology, serving on various task forces and subcommittees. Clinically, he has a deep interest in Mohs Micrographic surgery, dermatologic oncology, and reconstruction. In his free time, Brian enjoys cooking, skiing, traveling, and spending cherished moments with his fiancé Jayme and her two children, Olive and Nate.