Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD, MPH, treats patients with a wide range of skin conditions, including acne, rosacea, psoriasis, dermatitis and skin cancer. She specializes in dermatopathology, studying biopsies to more accurately diagnose skin cancers and other cutaneous conditions.

Dr. Ruiz de Luzuriaga's research focuses on finding health patterns in dermatology and dermatopathology. In one study, she examined patient demographics in relation to the utilization of health care services for molluscum contagiosum -- a type of skin infection caused by a virus. She also is interested in the use of information technology for the improvement of patient care, diagnosis and treatment algorithms, and medical education.

In addition to her clinical and research roles, Dr. Ruiz de Luzuriaga teaches residents and fellows about general dermatology.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

2007

Board Certifications

Dermatology
Dermatopathology

Medical School

Duke University School of Medicine

Internship

MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL

Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine (dermatology)

Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine (dermatopathology)

Additional Graduate Degrees

MPH, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
Association of Professors of Dermatology
Chicago Dermatologic Society
Women's Dermatologic Society

Language Spoken

English

Office Phone

(773) 702-6559

Office Fax

(773) 702-8398

Office Postal Address

Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD, MPH
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5067
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Ruiz de Luzuriaga's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.