Louis D. Falo, Jr., MD, PhD

Dr. Louis Falo is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Falo is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, where he earned both his MD and PhD degrees and performed research in immunology. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, a dermatology residency through the Harvard Dermatology Program and a fellowship in cancer research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Before coming to the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he was a member of the Harvard faculty in the Department of Dermatology and at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Clinically, Dr. Falo is interested primarily in melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers. He is currently participating in clinical trials of novel immune therapies for psoriasis and cutaneous T cell lymphomas. However, he is also a member of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and actively involved in a variety of research projects. Currently, Dr. Falo has focused his research efforts on the development of immunotherapies for the treatment and prevention of cancer.

View a list of Dr. Falo’s publications here.


Dr. Louis Falo
Phone: (412) 864-3760
Email: lof2@pitt.edu