Jefferson University Hospitals
Jouni  Uitto, MD

Jouni Uitto MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Chair, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology


Dermatology - General (Not Accepting New Patients)

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Departments & Programs

Education & Fellowships

  • University of Helsinki, Finland, Medical School
  • Internship: University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Internship: Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice


Board Certification

  • Dermatology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Insurances Accepted

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  • Commercial
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Medicaid of PA
  • PPO Next
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Qualcare
  • 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


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Primary Location

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