Jefferson University Hospitals
Jouni  Uitto, MD,PhD

Jouni Uitto MD,PhD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Chair, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology



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Education & Fellowships

  • University of Helsinki, Medical School
  • Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Years in Practice


Board Certification

  • Dermatology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Insurances Accepted

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Commercial
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First VIP Community HealthChoices
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • PPO Next
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC Community Health Choices (CHC)
  • UPMC For Life
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United AARP Medicare Complete


Dr. Uitto specializes in inheritable skin diseases. Additional Awards: Earl of Litchfield Lecturership Award, University of Oxford, 1990-91; Marion B. Sulzberger Lectureship Award, AAD, 1993; Anglo-American Visiting Professor, The Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK, 1996; Honorary Doctorate Degree in Medicine, University of Kuopio, Finland, 1996; President, Philadelphia Dermatological Society, 1998-99; President, Dermatology Foundation, 1999-2003; President, Society for Investigative Dermatology, 2001-2002; Honorary Professorship, China Medical University, 2004; Honorary Doctorate Degree in Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland, 2007; The first SID Kligman/Frost Leadership Award at IID 2008, Kyoto, Japan; Honorary Doctorate Degree in Medicine, University of Turku, Finland.


Recipient, William Montagna Lectureship Award, SID 2002
Recipient, William Montagna Lectureship Award, SID 2002


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Philadelphia, PA 19107
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