Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., FACP, FAAD

Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., FACP, FAAD

Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D.

Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., FACP, FAAD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Dermatology
3810 Springhurst Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40241

502-583-1749 - Patient Appointments / Academic Office

Clinical Expertise
Skin Signs of Systemic Diseases; Lupus Erythematosus; Dermatomyositis; Pyoderma Gangrenosum; Psoriasis; Systemic Therapies for Management of Skin Disease


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Michigan
  • Residency: University of Michigan Affiliated Hospitals



Recent Publications

  • Crittenden SC, Gilbert JE, Callen JP. Hydroxyurea-Induced Leg Ulceration in a Patient With a Homozygous MTHFR Polymorphism Misdiagnosed as Pyoderma Gangrenosum. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Mar 5. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.7198. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24599173.
  • Robinson JK, Bhatia AC, Callen JP. Protection of patients' right to privacy in clinical photographs, video, and detailed case descriptions. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Jan;150(1):14-6. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8605. PubMed PMID: 24305726.
  • Callen JP, Robinson JK. The importance of a name. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Oct;149(10):1245. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.5483. PubMed PMID: 24132323.
  • Callen JP. Drug-induced subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus--filling the gap in knowledge: comment on "subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus induced by chemotherapy". JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Sep;149(9):1075-6. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.4958. PubMed PMID: 23842706.
  • Femia AN, Vleugels RA, Callen JP. Cutaneous dermatomyositis: an updated review of treatment options and internal associations. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2013 Aug;14(4):291-313. doi: 10.1007/s40257-013-0028-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 23754636.
  • Robinson JK, Callen JP. Introducing Misha Rosenbach, MD, section editor for JAMA Dermatology patient page. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Mar;149(3):340. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.2723. PubMed PMID: 23552528.
  • Robinson JK, Callen JP. Farewell to skINsight: Comment on "Rorschach Dermoscopy". Arch Dermatol. 2012 Nov;148(11):1342. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2012.2714. PubMed PMID: 23165856.
  • Wilkerson E, Hazey MA, Bahrami S, Callen JP. Golimumab-exacerbated subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Oct;148(10):1186-90. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2012.1856. PubMed PMID: 23069957.
  • Haeberle MT, Adams WB, Callen JP. Treatment of severe cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis with mycophenolate mofetil. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Aug;148(8):887-8.doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2011.3037. PubMed PMID: 22911181.
  • Petri M, Orbai AM, Alarcón GS, Gordon C, Merrill JT, Fortin PR, Bruce IN, Isenberg D, Wallace DJ, Nived O, Sturfelt G, Ramsey-Goldman R, Bae SC, Hanly JG, Sánchez-Guerrero J, Clarke A, Aranow C, Manzi S, Urowitz M, Gladman D, Kalunian K, Costner M, Werth VP, Zoma A, Bernatsky S, Ruiz-Irastorza G, Khamashta MA, Jacobsen S, Buyon JP, Maddison P, Dooley MA, van Vollenhoven RF, Ginzler E, Stoll T, Peschken C, Jorizzo JL, Callen JP, Lim SS, Fessler BJ, Inanc M, Kamen DL, Rahman A, Steinsson K, Franks AG Jr, Sigler L, Hameed S, Fang H, Pham N, Brey R, Weisman MH, McGwin G Jr, Magder LS. Derivation and validation of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Aug;64(8):2677-86. doi: 10.1002/art.34473. PubMed PMID: 22553077; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3409311.
  • Callen JP. Consider drugs as a cause or an exacerbating factor in patients diagnosed with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus! Br J Dermatol. 2012 Aug;167(2):227-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.11119.x. PubMed PMID: 22835019.
  • Robinson JK, Callen JP. The journal name: representing worldwide instant accessibility. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Jul;148(7):789-90. doi: 10.1001/archdermatol.2012.2141. PubMed PMID: 22751899.