Faculty Profile

Oluwakemi Onajin
Section of Dermatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Onajin is a dermatologist and a fellowship-trained dermatopathologist with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, mucosal, hair and nail diseases. Her research interests include clinical-pathologic correlation and its utility in improving diagnostic accuracy of dermatologic diseases. She is also interested in the study of inflammatory and autoimmune disease, and hair disorders. As a clinician educator, Dr. Onajin is dedicated to life-long learning and actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

Clinical Interests

General dermatology, Dermatopathology, skin cancer, connective tissue diseases, autoimmune bullous diseases, ethnic and pigmented skin and hair disorders, tropical skin diseases


  • Onajin O, Brewer JD. Skin cancer in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2012; 10(9):571-6.
  • Onajin O, Wetter DA, Roenigk RK, Gibson LE, Weaver AL, Comfere NI. Frozen section diagnosis for non-melanoma skin cancers: correlation with permanent section diagnosis. J Cutan Pathol 2015; 42(7):459-64.
  • Onajin O, Wieland CN, Peters MS, Lohse CM, Lehman JS. Clinicopathologic and immunophenotypic features of eosinophilic fasciitis and morphea profunda: A comparative study of 27 cases. J Am Acad Dermatol 2017; 78(1), 121-128
  • Lowe GC, Onajin O, Baum CL, Otley CC, Arpey CJ, Roenigk RK, Brewer JD. A Comparison of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Wide Local Excision for Treatment of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans with Long-Term Follow-up: The Mayo Clinic Experience. Dermatol Surg 2017; 43(1):98-106
  • Laniosz V, Onajin O, Baum CL, Gibson LE. Natural killer cell response is a predictor of good outcome in MCPyV+ Merkel cell carcinoma: A case series of 23 patients. J Am Acad Dermatol 2017; 77(1):31-32
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  • MD, 2013, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine,
  • Internship, 2014, University of Chicago/NorthShore University, Medicine
  • Residency, 2017, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Dermatology
  • Fellowship, 2018, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Dermatopathology