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

Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D.

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

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

502-322-1954 - Academic Office
502-583-1749 - Patient Appointments


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

Featured Publications

  • Maverakis E, Le ST, Callen J, Wollina U, Marzano AV, Wallach D, Schadt C, Martinez-Alvarado YC, Cheng MY, Ma C, Merleev A, Ormerod A, Craig F, Jockenhofer F, Dissemond J, Salva K, Williams HC, Fiorentino D. New validated diagnostic criteria for pyoderma gangrenosum. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Apr;80(4):e87-e88. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.08.068. Epub 2018 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 30557582.
  • Haemel A, Kahl L, Callen J, Werth VP, Fiorentino D, Fett N. Supplementing Dermatology Physician Resident Education in Vasculitis and Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease: A Prospective Study of an Online Curriculum. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jan 9. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4837. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30624565.
  • Callen JP. Necrotizing Neutrophilic Dermatitis, an Often-Misdiagnosed Entity With Potentially Severe Consequences. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jan 1;155(1):17-18. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3788. PubMed PMID: 30383120.
  • Edelman A, Patterson B, Donovan K, Malone J, Callen J. Rosai-Dorfman disease with a concurrent mantle cell lymphoma. JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Dec 5;5(1):40-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2018.09.017. eCollection 2019 Jan. PubMed PMID: 30581934; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6287090.
  • McKenzie GW, Callen JP, Haeberle MT. CK7 negative anaplastic thyroid carcinoma presenting as cutaneous metastases to the scalp. Dermatol Online J. 2018 Nov 15;24(11). pii: 13030/qt34h0w9j4. PubMed PMID: 30695978.
  • Vence L, Thompson CB, Callen JP, Brown TS. Giant Porokeratosis With Malignant Transformation to Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Apr;44(4):580-581. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001339. PubMed PMID: 29293104.
  • Maderal AD, Malone JC, Callen JP. Methotrexate-Associated B-Cell Lymphoproliferative Disease in a Patient With Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Apr 1;154(4):490-492. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.6062. PubMed PMID: 29490369.
  • Maverakis E, Ma C, Shinkai K, Fiorentino D, Callen JP, Wollina U, Marzano AV, Wallach D, Kim K, Schadt C, Ormerod A, Fung MA, Steel A, Patel F, Qin R, Craig F, Williams HC, Powell F, Merleev A, Cheng MY. Diagnostic Criteria of Ulcerative Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Delphi Consensus of International Experts. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Apr 1;154(4):461-466. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5980. PubMed PMID: 29450466.
  • Tidwell WJ, Callen JP. Lipodystrophy in a Type 1 Diabetic Woman. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018 Mar/Apr;22(2):220. doi: 10.1177/1203475417722735. PubMed PMID: 29587517.
  • Tidwell WJ, Callen JP. Koebner Phenomenon in Juvenile Dermatomyositis. J Rheumatol. 2018 Mar;45(3):437. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.170885. PubMed PMID: 29496916.