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About Anna Di Nardo, MD, PhD

Anna Di Nardo, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who oversees the High Risk Pigmented Lesion Clinic. She also specializes in mole mapping and digital dermoscopy to detect early-stage melanoma.

As a professor in the Department of Dermatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Di Nardo leads her research lab, which focuses on mast cells and skin immunology. She has published over 100 scientific articles in top journals, including Nature Medicine, Journal of Immunology and Journal of Investigative Dermatology.

From 1995-2001, Dr. Di Nardo was a clinical associate at University Hospital in Modena, Italy. From 2001-2005, she held the same position at San Gallicano Dermatological Institute (IRCCS) Rome.

Dr. Di Nardo completed fellowships at UC San Francisco School of Medicine and UC San Diego School of Medicine. She served her residency in dermatology at the University of Modena in Italy. She earned her medical degree from the University of Pavia, Italy, and her PhD in skin immunology and allergy at the University of Modena, Italy. Dr. Di Nardo is board certified in dermatology.

She is a member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology and the American Association of Immunologists. Dr. Di Nardo is a recipient of the National Eczema Association Award and the Johnson & Johnson Focus on Giving Award for Outstanding Research.

She enjoys cooking, running, skiing, swimming and spending time with her family.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Pavia, School of Medicine, Pavia, Italy

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Residency

  • University of Modena, Italy

Internship

  • University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

Doctoral Degree

  • University of Modena, Italy

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Italian

Date Joined Staff

  • 2007-09-07

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Melanoma
  • Nevi
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Acne
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Eczema
  • Nail Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Disorder
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted