Faculty Profile

Arlene Ruiz De Luzuriaga
Section of Dermatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Ruiz de Luzuriaga is interested in epidemiologic studies in dermatology and dermatopathology. She is also interested in clinical informatics and the use of information technology for the improvement of patient care, diagnosis and treatment algorithims, and medical education.

Clinical Interests

General dermatology, dermatopathology


  • Ruiz de Luzuriaga AM, Bardos D, Stein SL. Radiologic Images in Dermatology: PHACES Association. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006; 55:1072-4.
  • Molino A, Petronic-Rosic V. On obstacles to skin cancer detection and prevention. Skinmed. 2006; 5:10-1
  • Molino AC. Fleischer AB Jr. Feldman SR. Patient demographics and utilization of health care services for molluscum contagiosum. Pediatric Dermatology. 2004; 21:628-32.
  • 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


  • BA, 1998, Northwestern University, Chemistry
  • MPH, 2002, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
  • MD, 2003, Duke University,
  • Chief Resident, 2007, University of Chicago, Dermatology
  • Residency, 2007, University of Chicago, Dermatology
  • Fellowship, 2011, University of Chicago, Dermatopathology