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Dermatology, Dermatologic Oncology (Skin Cancer) | More

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Keyoumars Soltani, MD, is an expert in surgery for dermatological conditions, including laser surgery and Mohs micrographic surgery. He specializes in the treatment of skin cancers, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and blistering conditions.

Dr. Soltani's research interests include the immunopathology of dermatological diseases. He has an interest in the study of Merkel cell carcinoma--a rare, but malignant, tumor with high potential for metastasis. Additionally, as a member of a basic science research team, he is studying new tumor markers in non-melanoma skin cancers.


Areas of Expertise

  • Actinic Keratoses
  • Acne
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cutaneous Lupus
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dermatopathology Diagnostics and Consultation
  • Drug Allergies
  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis
  • Hair & Scalp Conditions
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Infections of the Skin
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lichen Planus
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Mole Surveillance
  • Nail Conditions
  • Occupational Dermatitis
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Phototherapy
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Screening for Patients with Sun Damage or Concerning Lesions
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telangiectasia
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Warts

Medical Education

  • Tehran University


  • Mercy Catholic Medical Center-Mercy Philadelphia Campus


  • Temple Health


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Illinois Dermatological Society
  • Chicago Dermatological Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Mohs Surgery
  • 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 Since1971

Board Certifications

  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatological Immunology
  • Dermatology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Persian
  • Spanish