Emma Guttman, MD, PhD

Emma Guttman, MD, PhD


Dr. Guttman, a board-certified dermatologist, is the Waldman Professor of Dermatology and Immunology, as well as Health System Chair of the Department of Dermatology, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. She is also the Director of the Occupational Dermatitis Clinic and Director of the Laboratory for Inflammatory Skin Diseases.

Considered one of the world’s leading experts in inflammatory skin diseases, Dr. Guttman’s major clinical and research focus areas are atopic dermatitis and alopecia areata. Her research in these areas has fielded paradigm-shifting discoveries and significant advances identifying novel therapeutic targets and new targeted therapies for patients. Dr. Guttman is often invited as a keynote speaker to international and national meetings and has authored ~340 peer-reviewed publications.

Education and Training

  • MD, Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine
  • Internship, Rotating, Meir Hospital
  • Residency, Dermatology, Rambam Medical Center
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Residency, Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Hospital

Professional Highlights

Dr. Guttman co-founded the International Eczema Council (IEC), serves on the Board and Medical Advisory Committee of the American Skin Association (ASA), and was elected to the Research Advisory Council of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF). She was also elected as a member to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), as well as the American Dermatological Society (ADA).

  • Paul Ehrlich Award 2024, European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Congress, 2024
  • Inaugural Therapeutic Innovation Award, American Skin Association (ASA) award, 2024
  • Rodan Fields Lectureship 2024, Stanford University
  • Keynote Lecture: Atopic Dermatitis: The Road to a Personalized Medicine Approach, the 51st European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR) Annual Meeting, 2022
  • Donald Y. M. Leung, MD, PhD, the JACI Editors’ Lectureship and Faculty Development Award, the 2021 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Virtual Annual Meeting, 2021
  • Article of the Year Award: “Transcriptomic Profiling of Tape-Strips from Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis Patients Treated With Dupilumab”, American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) Editorial/Publications Committee, 2021
  • Bettina C. Hilman, MD Lectureship and Award, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), 2019
  • Hugh A. Sampson Lectureship and Award, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), 2018
  • President, International Eczema Council, 2018
  • Elected to the board of the American Skin Association (ASA), 2018
  • Young Investigator Award, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), 2011


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