Vlad Ratushny, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Vlad Ratushny is a board certified Harvard-trained dermatologist who takes a patient-centered care approach. Dr. Ratushny specializes in the diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of skin conditions including skin cancer, rashes, psoriasis, hair loss, acne, rosacea, as well as many others. In addition to the medical management of skin diseases, Dr. Ratushny also specializes in dermatologic procedures such as excisions, aesthetics, and hair restoration surgery. Dr. Ratushny enjoys creating a therapeutic relationship with each of his patients and working together with them to identify and find solutions to their dermatologic concerns. When not working, Dr. Ratushny enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and exploring everything the North Shore has to offer.
Dr. Ratushny grew up on Long Island, NY, and then spent time in Philadelphia for medical training prior to relocating to the New England area.
Dr. Ratushny completed a combined MD-PhD Program at Drexel University College of Medicine and Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. During the course of his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology, Dr. Ratushny discovered two new drug combination therapies for cancer, one of which went on to be tested in a clinical trial for lung cancer patients.
Dr. Ratushny completed his dermatology residency training at the Harvard Dermatology Residency Training Program. During the course of his residency, Dr Ratushny had the privilege of learning from many renowned dermatologists at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Lahey Clinic, and the V.A.
Dr. Ratushny’s original research, case reports, and review articles have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals in areas ranging from skin cancer, drug resistance mechanisms, Lyme disease, allergic contact dermatitis, and medical humanities. Dr. Ratushny also understands the importance of keeping up with the latest knowledge and technology and has participated in the development of new technology in teledermatology. Dr. Ratushny has also provided dermatologic care for the homeless population at the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, as well as volunteered at a free laser tattoo removal clinic for a disadvantaged population.