Dr. Craig Leonardi

Dr. Craig Leonardi is a board-certified dermatologist in private practice in St. Louis, MO. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at St. Louis University. He received his MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed an internship in Pediatrics and residency in Dermatology at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

Following training, he was a faculty member at the University of Miami and then at St. Louis University. There he specialized in viral skin disorders and complex manifestations of skin disease. In addition, he was the director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, a reference laboratory for dermatologists worldwide. He has published more than 80 original papers and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals. He received the American Academy of Dermatology Gold Award in 1990 for original research and has been an invited speaker at numerous dermatology societies as well as in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Leonardi has extensive clinical research experience, having conducted more than 60 trials (phases I-IV) for a wide variety of dermatologic indications. Recently, he has concentrated on new biologic agents for treating psoriasis and his office is currently one of the largest psoriasis research centers in North America.