Physician Profile

Jane M. Grant-Kels, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology, Pediatrics, and Pathology
Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director of Dermatopathology
Chair of Melanoma Signature Program
Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
Director of Dermatology Residency Program
Office Locations:

21 South Road, 2nd Floor
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolSmith CollegePsychology
Medical SchoolCornell University Medical College Medicine
InternshipNew York Hospital - Cornell Medical CenterPediatrics
ResidencyNew York Hospital - Cornell Medical CenterPediatrics
ResidencyNew York Hospital - Cornell Medical CenterDermatology
FellowshipBellevue Hospital CenterPathology, Directors of Training: Eugene Fazzini, M.D., and Roger Schinella, M.D.
FellowshipNew York University Medical CenterDermatopathology, Director of Training: A. Bernard Ackerman, M.D.
FellowshipNew York University Medical CenterDermatohistopathology
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Included in the Best Doctors in America® 2014 Database
2014 Professionalism AwardAmerican Academy of Dermatology
Best Doctors® 2013 Listed in the January 2014 IssueHartford Magazine
Elected 2013 to Board of Directors, 2014-2018American Academy of Dermatology
Top Docs, Connecticut Magazine, 2012Connecticut Magazine
Published in the 2012 Edition of the Academic Registry
Listed in Hartford Magazine January 2012 as One of Greater Hartford’s Best Doctors (Selected by Peers) in the Specialites of Dermatology and Pathology Hartford Magazine
Invited by the President of the Women’s Dermatological Society to be a Member of the WDS Mentorship Committee 2012-PresentWomen’s Dermatological Society
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Skin cancer, pigmented lesions, photoaging and rejuvenation

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Mentorship: Opinion of a silver-haired dermatologist. Grant-Kels, Jane M. (2015). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 6, (73), 1066.

Meta-analysis concerning mortality for pregnancy-associated melanoma. Martires, K J; Stein, J A; Grant-Kels, J M; Driscoll, M S. (2015). Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV,

What costs nothing is worth nothing!: Is it okay to treat a benign lesion for free as part of an examination that involves treatment of several nonbenign lesions?. Naka, Fludiona; Grant-Kels, Jane M; Payette, Michael J. (2015). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 3, (73), 518-20.

Through the looking glass: Basics and principles of reflectance confocal microscopy. Que, Syril Keena T; Fraga-Braghiroli, Naiara; Grant-Kels, Jane M; Rabinovitz, Harold S; Oliviero, Margaret; Scope, Alon. (2015). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2, (73), 276-84.

Dysplastic nevus: Fact and fiction. Rosendahl, Cliff O; Grant-Kels, Jane M; Que, Syril Keena T. (2015). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 3, (73), 507-12.