Psoriasis Center

Complete Psoriasis Care All in One Place

The new UConn Health Dermatology Psoriasis Center is a state-of-the-art center dedicated to patient care and research. Whether newly diagnosed or several years into your psoriasis diagnosis, our team of experts provides complete care in our new, specially designed center.

The center offers various treatment options, such as hand and foot baths, phototherapy, and injectable medications. The clinical research team is also housed within the center to conduct research and clinical trials that are open to patients of the Psoriasis Center. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options.

In addition to psoriasis, the Department of Dermatology also offers treatment for many skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and melanoma. We also specialize in Mohs surgery and offer a variety of cosmetic services to help you look and feel your best.

Skin Deep

Dr. Philip E. Kerr examining a female patient

New Psoriasis Center Set to Open

For the more than 3 million Americans with psoriasis, an autoimmune condition with dermatologic symptoms, finding a treatment can involve a lot of trial and error — and a lot of time at the doctor's office.

Conveniently Located in Farmington

UConn Health Main Building entrance

UConn Health’s new Psoriasis Center, set to open by early 2021, brings experts together in one place to improve the patient experience. The Psoriasis Center will be located in the Main Building on our Farmington campus.

Specialty Pharmacy

The UConn Health Specialty Pharmacy can fill any specialty medications prescribed to you by your dermatologist. In addition to having access to these specialized prescriptions, we have dedicated Specialty Pharmacy dermatology liaisons who can assist with everything from refills to navigating insurance to finding ways to make your prescriptions more affordable. You can reach out to the dermatology pharmacy liaisons by using the contact information below. To learn more, visit the Specialty Pharmacy website.

Dermatology Pharmacy Liaisons

Deanna Desell, CPhT
117 Albany Turnpike
Canton, CT 06019
Phone: 860-658-3428
Fax: 860-540-1717
Mobile: 860-387-9068
Email: desell@uchc.edu

Trisha Garrison, CPhT
21 South Road
Farmington, CT 06032
Phone: 860-679-3409
Fax: 860-540-1861
Mobile: 860-414-9131
Email: tgarrison@uchc.edu