Ajay Kailas, MD


Board-Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Ajay Kailas is a board-certified dermatologist, providing expert care in medical dermatology and skin cancer surveillance. After graduating Magna cum laude from Cornell University, he completed his medical degree at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. After medical school, he interned at Resurrection Hospital in Chicago, and then completed his dermatology residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, where he became a specialist in treating all skin types, including skin of color.  

Dr. Kailas strongly believes in a patient-centered approach, working together to create a tailored treatment plan that meets the individual’s skin care needs. He believes the patient always comes first. He is an expert in treatment for eczema, acne, melasma, psoriasis, skin cancer, folliculitis, warts, and more. 

Dr. Kailas also has a clinical expertise in hair loss, and employs a variety of modalities of regenerative medicine for alopecia, including PRP (platelet rich plasma). Dr. Kailas is highly experienced in the application of chemical peels to treat sun-damaged skin, hyperpigmentation, and acne. He uses neuromodulators, such as Botox, for the improvement of the appearance of wrinkles. He has over 15 articles published in several publications including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology, and JAMA Dermatology.

Dr. Kailas feels that being a dermatologist is an honor, and he is grateful to be able to help patients with their skin. He aims to make sure every patient feels seen, that their concerns are heard, and that they receive compassionate care. He hopes to help everyone feel confident and happy with their skin. 

Outside of medicine, Dr. Kailas likes to travel, cook, go for runs, and talk about how Chicago is the best city.