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Maria Tsoukas, MD, PhD

Professor, Department Head

Department of Dermatology

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Dr. Maria Tsoukas is the head of the Department of Dermatology at UI Health. Dr. Tsoukas specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients who are at high risk for skin cancer and those with chronic immunosuppression or autoimmune diseases. She has a strong focus on non-invasive field therapies, photodynamic therapy, and skin laser therapy to treat benign and malignant skin conditions, and her clinical interests also include noninvasive skin rejuvenation using injectable botulinum toxin and fillers. Dr. Tsoukas’ research focuses on photobiology/photodynamic therapy; laser tissue interactions and drug delivery; field cancerization therapies; and tissue repair.

Clinical Interests: General and skin surgery, high risk skin cancer patients, transplant and immunosuppression, skin care for the cancer patient (under chemotherapy), cutaneous laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, aesthetic dermatology, injectable cosmetic procedures

Research Interests: Photobiology and photodynamic therapy, field cancerization therapies, laser therapies in neurocutaneous and skin vascular conditions, high risk skin cancer, Lynch syndrome, skin cancer education and advocacy in disparities


Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology
Fellowship: Dartmouth Medical School
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School
Internship: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Medical School: University of Athens Medical School
Residency: Dartmouth Medical School