Faculty Profile

Keyoumars Soltani
Section of Dermatology
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Allan L. Lorincz Professor

Academic Interests

Dr Soltani is interested in the immunopathology of skin diseases.

Clinical Interests

Blistering diseases, dermatological surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, skin cancers, graft vs. host disease, syphilis, laser surgery, esthetics, tuberous sclerosis, general dermatology


  • Hung T, Argenyi Z, Erickson L, Guitart J, Horenstein MG, Lowe L, Messina J, Piepkorn MW, Prieto VG, Rabkin MS, Schmidt B, Selim MA, Shea CR, Trotter MJ, Barnhill RL. Cellular blue nevomelanocytic lesions: Analysis of clinical, histological, and outcome data in 37 cases. Am J Dermatopathol 2016; Jul;38(7):499-503. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000483. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 26909585]
  • Lott JP, Elmore J, Zhao GA, Knezevich SR, Frederick PD, Reisch LM, Chu EY, Cook MG, Duncan LM, Elenitsas R, Gerami P, Landman G, Lowe L, Messina JL, Mihm MC, van den Oord JJ, Rabkin MS, Schmidt B, Shea CR, Tron VA, Yun SJ, Xu GX, Piepkorn MW, Elder DE, Barnhill RL. Evaluation of the MPATH-Dx classification scheme for diagnosis of cutaneous melanocytic neoplasms: Results from the International Melanoma Pathology Study Group. J Am Acad Dermatol 2016; 2016 Aug;75(2):356-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.04.052. Epub 2016 May 14. [PMID: 27189823]
  • Moioli E, Ligtenberg K, Kenkare S, Shea CR, Soltani K. Eccrine squamous syringometaplasia in sites of radiation recall secondary to vemurafenib therapy for BRAF-mutated carcinoma. J Dermatol 2016; Apr 20. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.13369. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 27094584]
  • Fujimoto M, Basko-Plluska J, Petronic-Rosic V, Shea CR. Early morphea simulating patch-stage mycosis fungoides. Am J Dermatopathol 2015 May; 37(5):409-12. [PMID: 25768945]
  • Fujimoto M, Basko-Plluska J, Krausz T, Shea CR. Melanocytic tumors with intraepidermal melanophages: a report of five cases with review of 231 archived cutaneous melanocytic tumors. J Cutan Pathol 2015; 42(6): 394-9. [PMID: 25733008]
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  • MD, 1965, University of Tehran,
  • Residency, 1971, Temple University, Dermatology
  • Fellowship, 1972, The University of Chicago, Dermatology