Kiran Motaparthi

Kiran Motaparthi, MD

Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor

Business Phone: (352) 594-1500

About Kiran Motaparthi

Kiran Motaparthi, MD earned his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University where he was awarded Phi Beta Kappa status. After receiving a merit-based scholarship, he earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, where he was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha status. Dr. Motaparthi subsequently completed internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine; he was awarded the Wilhelm Johnson Memorial Scholarship during residency.

After serving as Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Motaparthi completed his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he was given the Teaching Award by the Department of Dermatology. He then served as Director of Dermatopathology Education at Miraca Life Sciences and Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In 2016, Dr. Motaparthi joined the faculty at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He serves as Associate Professor of Dermatology, Residency Program Director, and Director of Dermatopathology. In 2017, he was named Teacher of the Year by the Department of Dermatology, and in 2018, he received the Exemplary Teacher Award from the College of Medicine. In 2019, he was elected to the Faculty Senate at the University of Florida.

Including textbook chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, he has authored 80 publications. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology; he also serves on committees in these societies and has presented lectures at their annual meetings. He is also a member of the Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society, the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, and the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Motaparthi is certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology. His clinical interests include autoimmune blistering disorders, infectious disease, and inpatient consultative dermatology; his interests in pathology include squamous cell carcinoma, inflammatory dermatopathology, and artificial intelligence.


Exemplary Teacher Award
2018 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Teacher of the Year
2017 · Department of Dermatology, University of Florida College of Medicine
Teaching Award
2014 · University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Wilhelm Johnson Memorial Scholarship Award
2012 · Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    American Board of Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
    American Board of Dermatology

Clinical Profile

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
Areas of Interest
  • Infectious diseases
  • Squamous cell skin cancer

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)



Nov 2019 ACTIVE
Dermatopathology DermAI Clinical Development Study, PRO-DCD-001
PROSCIA · Principal Investigator
Apr 2019 – Jul 2019
Dermatopathology DERMAI Utility Study IRB 201900839
PROSCIA · Principal Investigator
Dec 2018 – Dec 2019
Access to Archived and De-identified FFPE skin biopsies from Chronic Pruritic Skin Diseases
Oct 2018 – Apr 2019
Dermatopathology DERMAI Validation Study IRB 201802046
PROSCIA · Principal Investigator


2013-2014 · University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Residency – Dermatology
2009-2012 · Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Degree
2003-2007 · Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Details

(352) 594-1500