Inpatient Consultation Service

The UAB Department of Dermatology offers a full-service inpatient consultation team. Dr. Lauren C. Hugheydirects this service and oversees care for our dermatology patients admitted to the hospital or for patients admitted to other services who subsequently develop a dermatologic issue during their hospital stay. Dr. Hughey's commitment to this service fosters communication among the multidisciplinary teams to aid in the diagnosis and efficient treatment of patients. Her consistent involvement also offers patients continuity of care after their discharge through our outpatient clinics at The Kirklin Clinic.

Dr. Amy Theos directs the inpatient consultation service for The Children's Hospital. Dr. Theos is a board-certified pediatric dermatologist who offers continuity of care for pediatric patients admitted to the hospital with skin disease.