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Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology

The Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology serves as a tertiary referral center for Memphis and the entire Mid-South region. We take pride in providing the highest quality medical and surgical care for both common and complicated diseases of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. The program is dedicated to training residents and medical students to provide competent, cost-effective, and compassionate dermatological care.

We offer services in the areas of general and medical dermatology, dermatological surgery, dermatopathology, and cutaneous oncology. In addition, we are committed to conducting significant research in a variety of areas to ultimately improve patients' quality of care.

As we continue to establish the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology as a center of excellence for the University of Tennessee, our team is dedicated to the exceptional care of our patients and the continued growth of our students, residents, and faculty.

Tejesh Patel Named in Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40

Dr. Tejesh Patel imageTejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, chair of the Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as one of the Memphis Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 in Memphis . The 40 Under 40 Awards salute men and women under the age of 40 in Memphis and the Mid-South, who have made significant contributions to our community in the business, professional, civic, and personal arenas. Read More

Last Published: Mar 12, 2021