Pedram Gerami is currently an Associate Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and the Co-Director of melanoma research at the Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute. His interests include the utilization of clinical, histological and molecular diagnostic methods to optimize diagnostic accuracy and best predict the behavior of melanocytic neoplasms. As a clinical dermatologist, he primarily cares for patients with melanoma or atypical nevi. As a dermatopathologist, he is recognized as an international expert in the diagnosis of melanoma and is sent many second opinion cases both from within and outside of the United States. As a researcher he is focused on developing molecular based methods to improve the diagnosis and prognostication of melanocytic neoplasms. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed journal articles and numerous chapters in dermatologic textbooks.
Dr. Gerami received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Iowa Department of Dermatology followed by a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Chicago.