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Suguru Imaeda, MD

Associate Professor; Director of Dermatology, Yale University Health Services, Dermatology; Director of Dermatology Service, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, dermatology

Contact Information

Suguru Imaeda, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8059

    United States



Suguru Imaeda grew up in Livingston, New Jersey and attended The Johns Hopkins University where he received a bachelor's degree in chemistry. After graduating from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he finished his training at Yale for internal medicine internship, dermatology residency and immunobiology fellowship. He pursues his love of teaching by serving as thesis mentor for medical and physicians associate students and is the dermatology elective director for medical, physicians associate, and nursing students. He actively participates in the training of dermatology residents and teaches throughout the Yale Affiliated Hospitals network.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale- New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT (1994)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT (1992)
  • Intern
    Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT (1989)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988)
  • BA
    Johns Hopkins University, Chemistry (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Patient Safety Great Catch RecognitionYale Health2022
Physician of the YearYale Health2000
Marcus T Bloch Medical Student Award1987

Professional Service

Yale UniversityLCME Education Subcommittee2022 - Present
Yale UniversityVA site director2020 - Present
American Academy of DermatologyEducation Task Force2018 - 2022
British Journal of DermatologyReviewer2018 - Present
Veterans Affairs Healthcare SystemLaser Safety Commiittee2016 - Present
American Academy of DermatologyClinical Guidelines Committee2015 - 2017
Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and SurgeryReviewer2015 - Present
Yale UniversityPractice Residency Interviewer for medical students2014 - 2019
Yale UniversityAdmissions Committee2014 - Present
New England Dermatological SocietyAuditing Committee2014 - Present
Yale MedicineCLEAR Disclosure Coach2013 - Present
Yale UniversityElective Review Committee2012 - Present
Federal PractitionerReviewer2012 - Present
Veterans Affairs Healthcare SystemFeatured Speaker, Veteran’s Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, National Cancer Survivors Day at West Haven campus, Skin Cancer Prevention2008
MycosesReviewer2007 - 2009
Veterans Affairs Healthcare SystemPeer Review Committee2007 - Present
Veterans Affairs Healthcare SystemCredentialing Committee2007 - Present
Veterans Affairs Healthcare SystemMedical Staff Executive Committee2007 - Present
New England Dermatological SocietySecretary-Treasurer2004 - 2011
Yale MedicineInvited Speaker, Yale-New Haven Hospital Madison Pre-Admission office and VNA Services Inc., Saving Your Skin2002
Yale MedicineInvited Speaker, Yale University Health Service, Healthy Skin: Women and Dermatology2002
New England Dermatological SocietyTechnology Ad Hoc Commiittee2001 - 2003
Yale MedicineFeatured Expert, CPTV, Channel 61 Skin Cancer and Sun2001
Yale MedicineInvited Speaker, Yale-New Haven Hospital Madison Pre-Admission office, Saving Your Skin2001
Yale HealthClinical Resource Advisory Board2000 - 2011
Yale HealthE-mail committee2000 - 2001
Yale HealthPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee1999 - 2011
Yale UniversityClinical Trials Committee1999 - 2001
Yale UniversityDepartment Counselor/Ombudsperson1996 - Present
Journal of Investigative DermatologyReviewer1995 - 1998

Departments & Organizations