About Uchenna Okereke, MD,MSC

Uchenna Okereke, MD, MSc, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist. A Boston native, she is excited to be back home to provide treatment to a wide range of dermatologic ailments, including acne, rosacea, discoloration, and eczema. Dr. Okereke has a special interest in hair loss and skin of color. 

Dr. Okereke received her dual BS/BA undergraduate degrees from The George Washington University. She graduated with Honors from Meharry Medical College, and completed one year of internal medicine at Cornell New York Presbyterian-Queens. She completed dermatology residency at the University of Iowa.  Additionally, Dr. Okereke completed a fellowship in dermatopharmacology at New York University, where she served as sub-investigator for clinical trials on treatments for psoriasis, eczema, and PRP injections for hair loss.

Amidst all of her endeavors, Dr. Okereke makes time to give back and has spent time working with the Siletz Native American tribe on the Oregon Coast. When she is not working, Dr. Okereke loves spending time with her family and her daughter, Adaora.

Special interests: 

Acne, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, acne, CCCA, scarring and non scaring alopecia, chemical peels of hyperpigmentation and acne

Featured in: Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, Women’s Health Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, The Glow Edit

Awards and Accreditation:

  • Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award – 2018
  • North American Hair Research Society Mentorship Award – 2018
  • Influential Dermatologist, P&G Science Behind the Technology Symposium – 2018
  • American Skin Association Research Grant – 2014
  • Awardee, Resident/Fellow Competition, Skin of Color Society Symposium – 2014

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Skin of Color Society
  • National Medical Association


Clinical Interests:



Mass General Dermatology
50 Staniford St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2914

Medical Education

  • MD, Meharry Medical College
  • Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Fellowship, New York Univ. School of Medicine

American Board Certifications

  • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

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