Amit Garg, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director of Residency Training Program
and Rheumatic Skin Disease clinic
Boston University School of Medicine, Dept of Dermatology
609 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Tel: 617-638-5500 Fax 617-638-5515
Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center
725 Albany Street, Suite 8B, Boston, MA 02118
Tel: 617- 638-7420 Fax: 617-638-7289
1. Tufts University
2. University of Massachusetts Medical School, MD
3. University of Illinois at Chicago, Dermatology Residency
Amit Garg, MD is an Associate Professor of Dermatology who joined the department in 2008 in the capacity of Director of the Training Program. Dr. Garg received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts, and he completed his residency in Dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is Board Certified in Dermatology. Dr. Garg has clinical interests in medical dermatology, and specifically psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, cutaneous lupus, and dermatomyositis. He directs an interdisciplinary clinic with Rheumatology at BMC called the Rheumatic Skin Disease clinic. His research interests encompass undergraduate and graduate medical education. He has developed a comprehensive web based curriculum in dermatology for medical undergraduates. Dr. Garg has served on editorial boards for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, as well as AAD based publications. He is on the Executive Committee of the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA). Dr. Garg is a member of the planning committee for the Association of Professors of Dermatology and the Medical Dermatological Society. He is also a member of the core curriculum committee of the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Garg has several invited lectures and publications to his credit.
Armstrong AW, Reddy S (BUSMIV), Garg A. Novel Approach to Utilizing Electronic Health Records for Dermatologic Research: Developing a Multi-Institutional Federated Data Network for Clinical and Translational Research in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. Dermatol Online J. 2012 May 15;18(5):2.
Garg A, Grant-Kels. Ethical Considerations in Dermatology Residency. Clinics in Dermatology 30;202-209, February 2012; doi:10.1016/j.clindermatol.2011.06.008
Garg A, Gladman D, Mease P. The Need to Define Musculoskeletal Inflammation: A Report From the GRAPPA 2010 Annual Meeting. J Rheumatol 39(2):4134, Feb 2012; doi:10.3899/jrheum.111236
Garg A and Gladman D. Recognizing Psoriatic Arthritis in the Dermatology clinic. Continuing Medical Education article. J Am Acad Dermatol 63(5):733-48, Quiz 63(5):749-50, Nov 2010.
Garg A, Lynn-Haley H, Hatem D. Comparing undergraduate learner outcomes and preferences using 3-dimensional prosthetics mimics of dermatologic lesions and eruptions versus traditional lecture utilizing 2-dimensional images. Arch Dermatol 146(2):143-6, Feb 2010.
Gladman DD, Landewé R, McHugh N, FitzGerald O, Thaci D, Coates L, Garg A. GRAPPA 2008: Composite Measures in Psoriatic Arthritis. J Rheumatol 37(2):453-61, Feb 2010.
Chandran V, Gottlieb AB, Cook RJ, Callis-Duffin K, Garg A, Helliwell P, Kavanaugh A, Kreuger GG, Langley R, Lynde C, McHugh N, Mease P, Olivieri I, Rahman P, Rosen CF, Salvarani C, Thaci D, Toloza S, Wong M, Zhou Q, Gladman DD. International Multi-centre Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Reliability Trial (GRAPPA-IMPART): Assessment of Skin, Joints, Nails and Dactylitis. Arthritis Rheum 27;61(9):1235-1242, Aug 2009.