Experience You Can Trust

Dr. Steven Goulder is a board certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained skin cancer and reconstructive surgeon. In 2004 he became the youngest chief of dermatologic surgery at a major teaching academic medical center in the United States. For more than seven years he directed the skin cancer program and dermatologic surgery program at Loyola University Chicago, creating one of Chicago’s largest academic Mohs surgery and skin cancer treatment centers.

Dr. Goulder has performed over 15,000 dermatologic surgical procedures. As an assistant professor in the Loyola University division of dermatology residency program, Dr. Goulder has instructed medical students and dermatology residents in numerous dermatologic procedures including Mohs Surgery, Facial Reconstruction, Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology. He has lectured and presented at numerous medical conferences in the United States and is a published author on skin cancer and dermatology. In 2011 he was awarded the Golden Apple Teaching Award, for his excellence in resident physician education. In 2011 Dr. Goulder was listed as one of Chicago’s top dermatologists in the Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors by the editors of Consumers’ Checkbook magazine. In 2014 and 2015 Dr. Goulder was once again listed as one of Chicago’s top dermatologists and the only Mohs surgeon in the Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors by the editors of Consumers’ Checkbook magazine. In the Fall 2017 / Winter 2018 edition of Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook magazine, Dr. Goulder is again listed as a Chicago top dermatologist and Mohs surgeon.

In May 2021, Dr. Goulder was named an Approved Provider by IL Top Docs.

Advanced Training for Advanced Care

A distinguished graduate of Amherst College (Amherst, MA), Dr. Goulder was an honor student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. Following graduation from medical school, he performed his internship in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Goulder subsequently trained with the nation’s leaders in dermatology at the University of Michigan. While at the University of Michigan, he earned the honor of a two-year Extracurricular Training Program in Melanoma and pigmented lesions. In 2002 he was awarded the prestigious Duncan Poth Chief Residency position for the Department of Dermatology. As the sole chief resident for one of the nation’s largest dermatology training programs, Dr. Goulder began his leadership in the field of dermatology and was named a Young Leader in Dermatology in 2003. Dr. Goulder subsequently completed his fellowship training in Mohs surgery, reconstruction and skin cancer at the Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute under the auspices of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS). He is a member of the Leaders Society of the Dermatology Foundation, a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

• Fellow, American College of Mohs Surgery
• Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
• Fellow, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
• Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology