urvi patel , m.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology


Dr. Urvi Patel is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine. She graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. in Integrated Life Sciences and attended University of Tennessee for medical school.   Dr. Patel completed an internship in internal medicine at University of Tennessee.  She completed her dermatology residency at Washington University, where she served as chief resident.


Dr. Patel sees patients of all ages.  Her clinical interests include general medical dermatology, prevention and early diagnosis of skin cancers, and treatment of common dermatologic conditions such as acne, rosacea, and psoriasis.  She is certified by the American Board of Dermatology.


Dr. Patel sees patients at the Washington University Dermatology - St. Peters location.


Selected publications:

               Patel U, Cornelius L, Anadkat M.  “MEK-Inhibitor Induced Dusky Erythema: Characteristic drug hypersensitivity morphology in three patients.”  JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Jan; 151(1):78-81.

               Patel U, Musiek A.  “Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease.”  The Washington Manual of Dermatology Diagnostics.  Ed. Laurin Council, Ed. David Sheinbein, Ed. Lynn Cornelius.  Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2016.  

               Patel U, Patel T, Skinner R.  “Resolution of Granular Parakeratosis with Topical Calcitriol”.  Arch Dermatol.  2011; 147 (8): 997-998