Leon H. Kircik, MD

Louisville, Kentucky

Leon H. Kircik, MD

Advisory Board Member


Dr. Kircik is the founder and medical director of DermResearch and Physicians Skin Care, both in Louisville, as well as clinical professor of dermatology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, and at Icahn School of Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Kircik has been the principal investigator of numerous clinical trials and authored scientific articles, abstracts and posters on topics such as psoriasis, acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, skin cancers and actinic keratosis. In addition to his clinical, academic, and research pursuits, he is involved in many dermatological societies and  has lectured extensively on all aspects of skin conditions at meetings around the world.

Education and Training

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1994
  • Dermatology Residency, State University of New York (SUNY) Health Sciences College of Medicine - Buffalo, 1993
  • Internal Medicine Internship, New York Medical College, 1990
  • Medical Degree, SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine - Brooklyn, 1989
  • Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1985

Professional Highlights

  • Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology, 2021
  • Editorial Board Member: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology; Practical Dermatology; The Journal of Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology; and Case Report in Clinical Pathology


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