Ilefat Hamzavi, MD
Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi, M.D., has practiced in our offices since 2001. He sees general dermatology with a special focus on pigmentary disorders and hidradenitis suppurativa.
Dr. Hamzavi earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, in Sociology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Hamzavi received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and graduated with academic honors in a variety of specialty rotations. . Dr. Hamzavi completed his residency in dermatology at Wayne State University and then spent time in Europe training at some of the world’s leading skin care centers. In 2001, Dr. Hamzavi completed an advanced one-year laser and photo-medicine fellowship at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Dr. Hamzavi is an active clinic researcher and investigates causes and treatments for vitiligo, hidradenitis suppurativa, photomedicine, and other conditions.
In addition to the time spent in our office, Dr.Hamzavi also serves as senior staff physician at Henry Ford Health System's Department of Dermatology, and teaches medical students at Wayne State University. He has co-authored over 100 peer reviewed papers which have been cited over 2000 times in highly respected journals. He also volunteers his time with a variety of non-profits in education, civic engagement and bringing attention to debilitating skin diseases. He has served as founding Co-Chair of the Global Vitiligo Foundation and as President of the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation.
He sees patients at our Fort Gratiot and Canton locations. He also serves as physician liaison for the group.