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Paul J. Blackcloud, M.D.

Paul J. Blackcloud, M.D.


UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Appointment (585) 275-7546

About Me

Certified Specialties

Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Dermatology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Dermatology, UCLA Medical Center. 2017 - 2020

Internship, Transitional Year, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 2016 - 2017


MD | Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. 2016


Journal Articles

Updated understanding of Staphylococcus aureus in atopic dermatitis: From virulence factors to commensals and clonal complexes.

Hwang J, Thompson A, Jaros J, Blackcloud P, Hsiao J, Shi VY

Experimental dermatology.. 2021 October 30 (10):1532-1545. Epub 07/30/2021.

Case series of cutaneous mucormycosis in the setting of Herpesviridae infection.

McKenzie S, Zang P, Blackcloud P, Cohen B, Truong A, Worswick S, Arzeno J

The British journal of dermatology.. 2019 August 181 (2):373-374. Epub 03/26/2019.

Bullous acral eruption related to secukinumab.

Blackcloud P, Dupuy E, Kang Y, Smart C, Hsiao J

Dermatology online journal.. 2019 June 1525 (6)Epub 06/15/2019.

Chronic social stress Ameliorates psoriasiform dermatitis through upregulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis.

Vegas O, Poligone B, Blackcloud P, Gilmore ES, VanBuskirk J, Ritchlin CT, Pentland AP, Walter SA, Nousari Y, Tausk F

Brain, behavior, and immunity.. 2018 February 68 :238-247. Epub 11/07/2017.

Psoriasis in skin of color: epidemiology, genetics, clinical presentation, and treatment nuances.

Alexis AF, Blackcloud P

The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology.. 2014 November 7 (11):16-24. Epub 1900 01 01.

Natural ingredients for darker skin types: growing options for hyperpigmentation.

Alexis AF, Blackcloud P

Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD.. 2013 September 12 (9 Suppl):s123-7. Epub 1900 01 01.


Integrative Dermatology (2014)

Chapter: Integrative Management of Psoriasis

Authors: Denby K, Duffy N, Norman R, Blackcloud P, Tausk F

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2014

Ratings & Reviews

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