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Diana Bolotin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

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 was recently honored with a Chicago Dermatologic Society Research Grant.

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


Board Certification


Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

The University of Chicago Medicine


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Additional Graduate Degree

PhD, University of Chicago


American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Chicago Dermatologic Society
Medical Dermatology Society
Society for Investigative Dermatology
Women's Dermatological Society

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-1611

Office Fax

(773) 702-8398

Office Postal Address

Diana Bolotin, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5067
Chicago, IL 60637

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Read More About Dr. Bolotin

Skin cancer survivor Carl Waldschmidt is pleased with the results of the Mohs micrographic surgery procedure used to a treat basal cell carcinoma on his lower lip. Dr. Bolotin performed the procedure.

Selected Publications

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