Rajan KulkarniPh.D., M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Dermatology

Special focus on

  • Melanoma

I see patients at

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Biography

Dr. Kulkarni specializes in caring for those with skin cancer, particularly melanoma, and in treating rashes caused by various skin cancer treatments. As a physician scientist, Dr. Kulkarni also conducts research dedicated to finding earlier markers of melanoma and other cancers. His research is focused on basic and translational studies to enable molecularly-based, personalized approaches to cancer care, in collaboration with the Portland VA, the Center for Early Detection Research (CEDAR), and the Knight Cancer Institute (KCI).

In his spare time, Dr. Kulkarni enjoys spending time with his family and son. He enjoys exploring the great outdoors, both in the Portland area and throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Education

  • Ph.D., 2006, California Institute of Technology
  • M.D., 2009, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Residency:

    • Dermatology, University of California Los Angeles, 2014
  • Fellowship:

    • Dermatology-STAR Research Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles, 2014
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Dermatology, 2014

Languages

  • Spanish

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Society of Investigative Dermatology
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology