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Sarah Stein, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine

Director, Pediatric Dermatology

Dr. Sarah Stein is an expert in the diagnosis and management of childhood skin diseases, including dermatitis of various types, pigmentary disorders, birthmarks, disorders of hair and nails, infectious skin conditions, and cutaneous manifestations of internal diseases. She has a special interest in the presentation of skin disease in children of color. She believes that family education and support are fundamental in pediatric patient care.

Dr. Stein is an educator and lecturer.  She teaches students, trainees, dermatologists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians about childhood skin diseases.  She has served as the University of Chicago Dermatology Residency Program Director since 2012.  In 2006, she received the Department of Medicine’s Excellence in Education and Clinical Care Award, and in 2015 she received the Postgraduate Teaching Award.  She has been a Fellow of the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine since 2009 and was named as a Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence at the University of Chicago in 2017. 

A contributor to several book chapters and online dermatology reference materials, Dr. Stein also frequently publishes in medical journals, serves as a Section Editor for Clinics in Dermatology, is a reviewer for Pediatric Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and JAMA Dermatology, and is a member of the Pediatric Dermatology Content Development Committee of the American Board of Dermatology.

Practice Locations

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

Center for Advanced Care at Orland Park
14290 S. La Grange Rd
Orland Park, IL 60462

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Pediatric Dermatology

Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston


The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Boston (pediatrics)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago (dermatology)


American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Pediatrics
Association of Professors of Dermatology
Chicago Dermatological Society
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-1611

Office Fax

(773) 702-8398

Office Postal Address

Sarah Stein, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5067
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

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