Medical Advisor

Sarika Ramachandran, MD

Sarika Manoj Ramachandran, MD, is a Yale Medicine dermatologist and medical director of the Branford, CT, location. She is also an associate professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine. Her clinical and research focus is in medical dermatology with a special interest in rheumatologic dermatology conditions such as cutaneous lupus, scleroderma, and morphea. Because these and related conditions affect the skin and often internal organs, she believes in taking a comprehensive approach to care. She and a rheumatologist work together in a special program to treat people who have these disorders holistically. Dr. Ramachandran is currently researching new treatments for autoimmune skin diseases such as lupus and morphea.


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