Peter Lio, M.D.

Eczema Medications and Treatments

Dr. Lio discusses eczema treatments, including anti-inflammatory therapy and handling infections. New insights into the use of commonly used medications and others to combat inflammation will be discussed.

Peter Lio is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology and Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and the director of the Northwestern University Eczema Care and Education Center. His clinical practice is at Dermatology & Aesthetics of Wicker Park, in Chicago.

Dr. Lio attended Harvard Medical School, completed his internship in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston, and his Dermatology Residency at Harvard. He served on faculty at Beth Israel Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston for 3 years where he won the resident teaching award, then moved to Chicago to join Northwestern, where he has also won the resident teaching award.

He serves as a section editor for the Archives of Disease in Childhood and has recently completed the 2nd edition of the textbook – Color Atlas and Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology – with several colleagues. His special interests are atopic dermatitis and alternative medicine and he has publications and several active projects in these areas. Dr. Lio was appointed to the National Eczema Association Scientific Advisory Committee in 2011.