CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSChristopher Tracy Richardson, M.D., Ph.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 275-7546A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsResearch LabsHuman Skin ImmunologyVisit Human Skin Immunology Lab WebsiteLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 697Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsAssistant Professor - Department of Dermatology (SMD) Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine , Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology (SMD) - JointPatient Care SettingDermatologyBiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Christopher Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology (AIR) in the Department of Medicine. He completed his medical school and dermatology training at the University of Rochester. He practices general dermatology with an emphasis on autoimmune and rheumatologic skin diseases, in particular lupus, dermatomyositis, and scleroderma.ResearchDr. Richardson is an immunologist who studies autoimmune diseases of the skin. He is particularly interested in the role of B cells and antibodies in autoimmune skin disease. His current research focuses on the pathogenesis of cutaneous lupus. He has prior research experience in antibiotic resistance, T-regulatory cells, B cell tolerance, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), HIV, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), and alopecia areata.CredentialsSpecialtiesEducation2013MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/DentistryPost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017Residency in Dermatology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards2017Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship AwardSponsor: Medical Dermatology Society2016Strong Star Certificate of AppreciationSponsor: University of Rochester2004Victor Meyer Emmel Prize in HistologySponsor: University of Rochester2003Magna Cum LaudeSponsor: Brigham Young University2002 - 2003Reed H. and Wanda B. Chase ScholarshipSponsor: Brigham Young University2001 - 2002Brigham Young Bicentennial ScholarshipSponsor: Brigham Young University1998 - 2003Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship1998 - 1999Trustees' ScholarshipSponsor: Worcester Polytechnic InstituteVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles2/3/2023Shah S, Esaa FS, Baughman L, Gadarowski MB, Richardson CT. "Differential effect of the 2019 EULAR/ACR classification criteria for systemic lupus on different cutaneous lupus subtypes." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.. 2023 Feb 3; Epub 2023 Feb 03. 7/2022Narayan N, Richardson CT. "Multiple myositis-specific autoantibodies in dermatomyositis: 2 cases and review of the literature." JAAD case reports.. 2022 Jul; 25:72-74. Epub 2022 Jun 03. 5/17/2022Lerman I, Bawany F, Whitt W, Esaa F, Yon J, Babkowski N, Rapp MB, Scott GA, Anolik JH, Richardson CT. "Prominent B cell signature differentiates discoid from subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus." The Journal of investigative dermatology.. 2022 May 17; Epub 2022 May 17. VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Christopher Tracy Richardson, M.D., Ph.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Christopher Tracy Richardson, M.D., Ph.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.