Brian Poligone, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian Poligone, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University Dermatology Associates
400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 275-7546
Appointment: (585) 487-1400

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Poligone is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Rochester. He completed his Dermatology training at Yale University, where he developed a special interest in cutaneous lymphoma. He is a member of the Wilmot Cancer Center.



Dr. Poligone directs the Cutaneous Lymphoma clinic at the University of Rochester, which offers an integrated approach to the treatment of all skin lymphomas. This allows for the full evaluation, consultation, and management of B and T cell lymphomas. Current therapies include topical and biologic therapies, infusional and systemic therapies, phototherapy, radiation therapy, photopheresis, and multiple clinical trials for refractory disease.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award 2008
www.facultyof1000.com, Journal of Immunology | University of North Carolina School of Medicine 2002
American Society of Hematology, Medical Student Fellowship | University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1999
National Institutes of Health Summer Research Fellowship | University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1999 - 1999
John B. Graham Research Society | University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1999
Evaluation of a Hereditary Thrombocytopenia in a Family in Coastal North Carolina | Holderness Medical Fellowship | North Carolina 1998 - 1999
Class of 1938 Scholar (Summer Study) | UNC Alumni Class | Switzerland 1994
Harrisburg Physicians Scholarship | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 1994
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Grant | Wake Forest University 1993
Eta Sigma Phi (National Classical Studies Honor Society) | Wake Forest University 1992
Medical Scientist Training Program (Eight Years Scholarship) | University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1988 - 1996
Dean's List and Honors in Biology (All Semesters) | University of North Carolina

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Dermatology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center

Specialties

Dermatology - American Board of Dermatology

Education

MD, | Medicine | University of North Carolina School of Medicine2003
Ph.D., | Genetics | University of North Carolina School of Medicine2001
B.S., | Biology | University of North Carolina Chapel Hill1995

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Dermatology at Yale New Haven Hospital07/11/2006 - 04/29/2008
Residency in Dermatology at Yale New Haven Hospital07/01/2004 - 06/30/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center06/25/2003 - 06/24/2004