Assistant Professor

Areas of interest
medical dermatology, acne, rosacea, and cosmetics

Lauren Kole, M.D. grew up in Carolina Beach, NC. She graduated from Duke University with degrees in Chemistry and Biology. She then attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she also completed her internship in Internal Medicine.  Subsequently, Dr. Kole completed her dermatology training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she served as chief resident. She later joined the faculty in the Department of Dermatology at Yale University. 

Dr. Kole returned to join the faculty UAB in 2018 as assistant director of the residency program.  She sees both medical and cosmetic dermatology patients in her practice. She is an active member of multiple dermatology organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Acne and Rosacea Society and Women’s Dermatologic Society. 

(205) 996-7546 (SKIN)

Education & Training

Medical School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dermatology Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Contact Information

500 22nd Street South, Floor 3
Birmingham, AL 35233

(205) 934-5188 

Appointment Phone
(205) 996-7546 (SKIN)


Committed to the highest quality of dermatologic care

The UAB Department of Dermatology is committed to providing comprehensive dermatologic care through high-quality patient care, innovative basic science and clinical research and comprehensive education. 


Through laboratory, clinical and translational research our faculty are expanding knowledge and exploring new treatments and cures.


UAB Dermatology provides comprehensive training programs for medical students, residents and fellows interested in cutaneous biology or skin disease.

Patient Care

The experienced dermatology specialists at UAB offer patients the most advanced dermatologic care available.