Faculty Profile

Diana Bolotin
Section of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Chief, Section of Dermatology

Academic Interests

Dr. Bolotin is Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. A fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon, Dr. Bolotin has expertise in a wide range of medical and surgical treatments within cutaneous oncology, including Mohs surgery and excision treatments of cutaneous neoplasms. She is also proficient in laser surgery including laser treatments for blood vessel abnormalities, hair removal and skin resurfacing and rejuvenation. Her clinical and academic interests span the field of cutaneous oncology. Having graduate training in skin biology, she is particularly interested in translational research of carcinogenesis and novel skin cancer therapies. She is a recipient of the Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Award as well as the Chicago Dermatologic Society Research Award and has participated in numerous clinical trials within the field of procedural dermatology. Dr. Bolotin has authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters within the field, as well as given presentations at regional and national dermatology meetings. Dr. Bolotin is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Chicago Dermatologic Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society and Society for Investigative Dermatology.

Clinical Interests

Cutaneous oncology,Mohs micrographic surgery,procedural dermatology,skin cancer surveillance and laser surgery (pulsed dye laser, hair removal, resurfacing)


  • Bolotin D, and Petronic-Rosic V. Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Parts I and II. Diagnosis, management and prognosis. J Amer Acad Dermatol 64(6):1027-33 and 64(6):1017-24, 2011
  • Bolotin D, and Ortel B. Cancer of the Skin. In Conn’s Current Therapy 2011 Eds. Bope ET, Kellerman RD and Rakel RE; Elsevier Publishing 2011
  • Bolotin D, Petronic-Rosic V, Shea CR. Cutaneous Churg-Strauss syndrome: response to dapsone therapy. J Amer Acad Dermatol 65(1): 244-6, 2011
  • Bolotin D, Fuchs E. Cancer: More than skin deep. Nature 421(6923):594-5, 2003
  • Bolotin D, White, L and Alam, M. Cutaneous Anatomy in Dermatologic Surgery. In Dermatologic Surgery – Step by Step Ed. Nouri, K; Blackwell Publishing Limited, Oxford, UK 2012
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  • BA, 1998, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry
  • PhD, 2004, The University of Chicago, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
  • MD, 2006, The University of Chicago, Medicine
  • Residency, 2009, The University of Chicago, Dermatology
  • Chief Resident, 2010, The University of Chicago, Dermatology
  • Fellowship, 2011, Northwestern University, Procedural Dermatology/Mohs Micrographic Surgery