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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Joan Guitart, MD

Dermatology, Dermatopathology

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Office Phone: 312-695-8106
Other Languages: Spanish
Office Hours:
  • Tuesday:12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Skin Cancer, Sezary Syndrome, Lymphomatoid Papulosis, B-Cell Lymphoma, Parapsoriasis, Erythroderma, Cutaneous Lymphomas, Mycosis Fungoides, Melanoma, General Dermatology

Education and Training

Medical Education:

Autonomous Univ. Barcelona (Spain) 1983


University of Illinois Hospital 1988

Cleveland Clinic Hospital 1990


Cleveland Clinic Hospital 1989

Board Certification

Dermatology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology

Locations and Directions

676 N. Saint Clair
Arkes 1600
Chicago, IL 60611-2941 312-695-8106


Dr. Guitart is the director of the Dermatopathology Unit and the multi-disciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic. He is an associate professor of Dermatology and Pathology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Guitart is a medical graduate of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and did residencies in both anatomical and clinical pathology as well as in dermatology at the University of Illinois, Chicago. His fellowship training in dermatopathology was performed at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Guitart is board certified in pathology, dermatology, and dermatopathology. He is internationally known for his expertise in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), and he directs the multidisciplinary CTCL clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has published almost 100 articles and chapters, largely focused on cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and pathologic observations in skin tissue.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Dermatopathology, and is the liaison to the International League of Dermatological Societies for the American Society of Dermatopathology. He is also the treasurer and president-elect of the Chicago Dermatological Society.

Dr. Guitart's research interests relate to the clinical and pathological aspects of cutaneous lymphomas. He is studying the utility of various biological response modifiers in the treatment of CTCL patients at various stages of the disease. Closely related to these investigations is his on-going work on the immunophenotyping of lymphomas by flow cytometry. Dr. Guitart also has an interest in photodermatoses and skin carcinogenesis.


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