Diana Bolotin, MD, PhD

Dermatology, Dermatologic Oncology (Skin Cancer) | More

Associate Professor of Medicine Interim Chief, Section of Dermatology
Ambulatory Practice Manager, Dermatology
Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Diana Bolotin, MD, PhD, has expertise in the full range of medical and surgical treatments for skin cancer. She specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery, an advanced technique for the removal of certain types of skin cancer. Dr. Bolotin also performs laser surgery, including treatments for blood vessel abnormalities, hair removal, and skin resurfacing and rejuvenation.

An expert in molecular genetics and cell biology, Dr. Bolotin focuses her research on understanding how normal skin cells transform into cancer cells. She is also interested in studying and evaluating new skin cancer therapies.

Dr. Bolotin is the author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters in her field. Additionally, she gives presentations at regional and national dermatology meetings. A recipient of many awards, Dr. Bolotin has also been honored with a Chicago Dermatologic Society research grant.


Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • Northwestern Medicine

Other Grad Education

  • PhD, University of Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Chicago Dermatological Society
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Medical Dermatology Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2010

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Adult Dermatology with Dr. Diana Bolotin: Things You're Too Embarrassed to Ask a Doctor Podcast

Things You’re Too Embarrassed To Ask A Doctor is UChicago Medicine’s podcast dedicated to answering some of the most searched medical questions on the Internet. This episode features dermatologist Diana Bolotin, MD. Listen as Dr. Bolotin answers questions related to adult dermatology. Today’s questions include things like, “Why do I still have adult acne?” and more.