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Iris Z. Ahronowitz, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Dermatology
HC4 2000 1450 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

I completed both medical school and my dermatology residency training at the University of California San Francisco. I care for patients with a wide range of complex dermatologic disorders in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. I greatly enjoy teaching and mentoring both residents and medical students as a major part of my work. My research interests are in medical dermatology, infectious diseases, global health, and medical education.

Publications

Ahronowitz I, Fox L. Severe drug-induced dermatoses. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2014 Mar; 33(1):49-58. View in: PubMed

Ibrahim SF, Ahronowitz I, McCalmont TH, Hernandez Pampaloni M, Ryan JL, Yu SS. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography imaging in the management of Merkel cell carcinoma: a single-institution retrospective study. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Sep; 39(9):1323-33. View in: PubMed

Ahronowitz I, Nghiem P, Yu S. Importance of genetic studies in patients with multiple merkel cell carcinomas. Acta Derm Venereol. 2012 Nov; 92(6):633; author reply p. 634. View in: PubMed

Ahronowitz I, Harp J, Shinkai K. Etiology and management of pyoderma gangrenosum: a comprehensive review. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2012 Jun 1; 13(3):191-211. View in: PubMed

Ahronowitz IZ, Daud AI, Leong SP, Shue EH, Bastian BC, McCalmont TH, Yu SS. An isolated Merkel cell carcinoma metastasis at a distant cutaneous site presenting as a second 'primary' tumor. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Oct; 38(10):801-7. View in: PubMed

Chang Z, Guo CL, Ahronowitz I, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, MacCollin M, Nunes FP. A role for the p53 pathway in the pathology of meningiomas with NF2 loss. J Neurooncol. 2009 Feb; 91(3):265-70. View in: PubMed

Ahronowitz I, Xin W, Kiely R, Sims K, MacCollin M, Nunes FP. Mutational spectrum of the NF2 gene: a meta-analysis of 12 years of research and diagnostic laboratory findings. Hum Mutat. 2007 Jan; 28(1):1-12. View in: PubMed

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