Headshot photo of Alexander Witkowski, M.D., Ph.D.

Alexander Witkowski, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine
  • Co-director, Skin Cancer Imaging Center, Dermatology, School of Medicine


Dr. Alexander Witkowski is a medical dermatologist specializing in the early detection of skin cancers (particularly melanoma), eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and acne.

Dr. Witkowski completed his medical training and residency in Europe as well as his Ph.D. in Modena (Italy), focused on implementing virtual biopsies with reflectance confocal microscopy and its application to diagnosing melanoma subtypes at the patient bedside. 

He is an international instructor in this topic and successfully introduced this specialized medical technology in Poland. He now joins OHSU as the co-director of the Skin Cancer Imaging Center to help spread this technology for the benefit of Oregonians and beyond.

Outside of work, Dr. Witkowski enjoys international travel, bicycling, rollerblading, and motorcycles.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2012, Medical School, Jagiellonian University Medical College
    • Ph.D., 2016, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia
  • Residency

    • Dermatology, Ministry of National Defense, Poland
    • Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Memberships and associations:

  • International Dermoscopy Society
  • International Confocal Working Group

Areas of interest

  • Reflectance confocal microscopy
  • Skin cancer screening
  • Dermatoscopy
  • Acne


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