Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Jouni  Uitto, MD

Jouni Uitto, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

Dermatology - General (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 740
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6680
Fax: (215) 503-3333

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Dermatology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Honorary Doctorate Degree in Medicine, University of Turku, Finland, May 2009

The Astellas Award by the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, Cal., March 2009

The First Phillip Frost/Albert M. Kligman Leadership in Dermatology Lecture and Award, International Investigative Dermatology 2008, Japan, May 2008

Recipient, William Montagna Lectureship Award, SID 2002

Research Career Development Award, NIH, NIAMDD


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.


  • University of Helsinki, Finland, Medical School


  • University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital


  • Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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.

Insurances Accepted

  • 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
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

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