Department of Dermatology

Viktoryia D Kazlouskaya, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Viktoryia Kazlouskaya, MD, PhD was educated in her home country of Belarus, prior to immigrating to the United States. Dr. Kazlouskaya earned both a medical degree and a PhD from Vitebsk State Medical University, where she also completed her residency in Dermatology and Venereology.  She joined the faculty at Vitebsk State Medical University, as an Assistant Professor, before being named Chairman of the Dermatovenereology Department at Gomel State Medical University in Belarus. 

Dr. Kazlouskaya repeated her residency training in the United States, successfully graduating from her Dermatology residency program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York State in June 2019.  She began her Dermatopathology Fellowship at the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh in July 2019. 

Education & Training

  • MD, Vitebsk State Medical University, Belarus
  • PhD, Vitebsk State Medical University, Belarus

Representative Publications

  1. Weiler N, Mayer EF, Kazlouskaya V, Bamgbola OF, Banniettis N, Heilman E, Glick SA. Infective dermatitis associated with HTLV-1 infection in a girl from Trinidad: case report and review of literature. Pediatr. Dermatol. 2018 Oct 18. PMID: 30338553
  2. Rabinovich L, Kazlouskaya V. Herbal sun protection agents: Human studies. Clin Dermatol. 2018. June; 36(3):369-375 PMID:29908579

  3. Mori S, Adar T, Kazlouskaya V, Alexander JB, Heilman E, Glick SA. Cutaneous Lanherhans cell histiocytosis presenting with hypopigmented lesions: report of two cases and review of literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Apr 25 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29691886

  4. Kazlouskaya V, Feldman EJ, Jakus J, Heilman E, Glick S. A Case of Hereditary Fibrosing Poikiloderma with Tendon Contractures, Myopathy, and pulmonary Fibrosis (POIKTMP) with the Emphasis on Cutaneous Histopathological Findings. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Mar 26. doi: 10.1111/jdv.14968. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29578632

  5. Lai YC, Alapati U, Kazlouskaya V. Diagnosis: Milia en Plaque. The Dermatologist journal (online and paper version). March 2018. P. 47-50.

  6. Kailas A, Heilman E, Kazlouskaya V. Disseminated Warty Papules and Plaques: Question. Am J Dermatopathol 2018 Jan 11. PMID:29329130

  7. Borucki R, Perry DM, Lopez-Garcia DR, Kazlouskaya V, Elston DM.  Fluorescence microscopy for the evaluation of elastic tissue patterns within fibrous proliferations of the skin on hematoxylin-eosin-stained slides. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Jan 5 PMID: 29309822

  8. Kazlouskaya V., Ugorji R, Heilman E, Gottesman SP. Painful ulcers on the anterior thigh: Challenge. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Dec 28 PMID: 29293125

  9. Kazlouskaya V., Junkins-Hopkins JM. Lymphocytes in Sweet syndrome: A potential diagnostic pitfal. J Cutan Pathol. 2018. Mar;45(3):217-222. PMID:29265393

  10. Kazlouskaya V., Sagerman PM, Goldberg GN, Gottesman SP. A case of heroin linear track hyperpigmentation: histopathology and treatment with Q-switched Nd:YAG 1064 laser. Int J Dermatol. 2018 Mar;57(3):362-364.  PMID: 29231242

  11. Brzezinski P., Kazlouskaya V., Bimbi C. Multiple clustered dermatofibroma associated with asymptomatic pericardial cyst. Journal of surgical dermatology. 2017, Vol. 2 (4): 206-208. doi:10.18282/jsd.v2.i4.156;http://www.jsurgdermatol.com/index.php/JSD/article/view/156/26

  12. Kaplan L, Kazlouskaya V, Ugorji R, Heilman E, Siegel D, Glick SA. Folliculocystic and Collagen Hamartoma of Tuberous Sclerosis: A New Case in a Female Patient and Review of Literature. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/cup.13056. [Epub ahead of print] . PMID: 29023848.

  13. Shustef E, Kazlouskaya V, Prieto VG, Ivan D, Aung PP Cutaneous angiosarcoma: a current update. J Clin Pathol. 2017; Sep 15 PMID:28916596

  14. Siegel JA, Gallitano S, Alapati U, Kazlouskaya V. What is this skin eruption? The Dermatologist journal (online and paper version). Volume 25 - Issue 7 - July 2017.  http://www.the-dermatologist.com/content/what-skin-eruption-0

  15. Frunza-Stefan S, Acharya G, Kazlouskaya V, Vukasinov P, Chiou Y, Thet Z. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome associated with secondary syphilis. Int J STD AIDS. 2017 Mar; 28(3):302-305. PMID:27566775

  16. Torres KM, Kazlouskaya V, Parikh K, Elston DM. Reticulin immunostaining revisited. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jan-Feb;7(1):17-9. PMID:26955582

  17. Kazlouskaya V, Spizuoco A, Junkins-Hopkins JM. Two cases of systemic mantle cell lymphoma involving the skin. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jan-Feb;7(1):49-52. PMID: 26951614

  18. Cleaver N, Parikh K, Kazlouskaya V, Elston D. Utilization of polarized microscopy to differentiate deep penetrating nevus from equine type melanomas. J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Apr;43(4):362-6. PMID:26762968

  19. Kazlouskaya V, Junkins-Hopkins JM. Pseudoepitheliomatous Hyperplasia in a Red Pigment Tattoo: A Separate Entity or Hypertrophic Lichen Planus-like Reaction? J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2015 Dec;8(12):48-52. PMID:26705448

  20. Lal K, Kazlouskaya V, Elston DM. What is your diagnosis? Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. Cutis. 2015 Sep;96(3):156,184-5. PMID: 26562271

  21. Idriss MH, Rizwan L., Sferuzza A, Wasserman E, Kazlouskaya V, Elston DM . Nevoid melanoma: a study of 43 cases with emphasis on growth pattern. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov 73 (5):836-42. PMID: 26299955.

  22. Kazlouskaya V., Shustef E., Blochin E. Expression of P16 protein in psoriasis and subacute spongiotic dermatitis. Indian Online Dermatology Journal. 2015. Jul-Aug; 6(4): 300-301. PMID:26225346

  23. Borik L., Heller P., Shrivastava M, Kazlosukaya V. Malignant cylindroma in a patient with known Brook Spiegler syndrome. Dermatol Practical Conceptual. 2015. Apr 30; 5(2):61-5. PMID:26114054

  24. Bandino JP, Kazlouskaya V., Ergin S., Moles-Poveda P, Cleaver NJ, Kabigting FD, Shackleton JB, Thieu K, Elston DM. Epidermal consumption in benign and malignant melanocytic neoplasms. J Cutan Pathol. 2015. PMID: 26013019.

  25. Kochoumian E., Kazlouskaya V., Mangold A., Lal K., Maia-Cohen S., Elston D. Tumor with the features of both squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma (melanocarcinoma). Indian Dermatol Online J. 2015. May-June; 6(3): 217-9. PMID:26009723.

  26. Kazlouskaya V, Wu K, Itenberg S, Junkins-Hopkins J. Sweet syndrome caused by oral contraceptives. Int J  Dermatol. 2015 PMID: 25772734.

  27. Maguire C, Kazlouskaya V., Heller P., Buchen D., Elston DM. Porocarcinoma with perineural invasion. Indian Dermatology Online Journal. 2015. Vol.6(2); 122-125. PMID: 25821737.

  28. Kazlouskaya V, Trager JDK, Junkins-Hopkins JM. Annular lichenoid dermatitis of youth: a separate entity or on the spectrum of the mycosis fungoides? Case report and review of the literature. Journal of cutaneous pathology. 2015. PMID: 25732922.

  29. Blattner C., Kazlouskaya V., Coman GC, Blickenstaff NR, Murase JE. Dermatologic conditions of aquatic athletes. World Journal of Dermatology. 2015, February 2, 4(1); 8-15. http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6190/pdf/v4/i1/8.pdf

  30. Kazlouskaya V, Blochin E, Krulig E, Fond D, Elston D. Periorbital indurated lesions in a 67-year old female patient. Int J Dermatol. 2014 Dec 16. doi: 10.1111/ijd.12580. PMID:25515045

  31. Brauer JA, Kazlouskaya V, Alabdulrazzaq H, Bae YS, Bernstein LJ, Anolik R, Heller PA, Geronemus RG. Use of a Picosecond Pulse Duration Laser With Specialized Optic for Treatment of Facial Acne Scarring. JAMA Dermatology. 2014 Nov 19. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3045.[Epub ahead of print] PMID:25409158.

  32. Lal K., Kazlouskaya V., Elston E., L.Goldstein. Notalgia paresthetica: an enigmatic condition. Journal of pain management. October 2014. P.28-32.

  33. Blattner C, DeDonato A., Blochin E, Kazlouskaya V, Elston DM. Initial presentation of acute myelogenous leukemia in the infiltrate underlying actinic keratosis. Indian Dermatology Online Journal. Vol5, Issue4, 2014 508-509. PMID:25396143

  34. Kazlouskaya V, Wittmann C, Tsikhanouskaya I. Pustular secondary syphilis: report of three cases and review of the literature. Int J Dermatol. 2013. PMID:25209699

  35. Kazlouskaya V, Khaikova A, Tsitko N, Lal K. Trichomonas vaginalis: an unusual presentation with ulcerative lesions. Int J Dermatol. 2014 Jul 29. PMID:25070617

  36. Kazlouskaya V., Lytvynenko B, Blochin E. Tufted hemangioma: clinical case and literature review. Dermatology: Practical and  Conceptual. 2014 Apr 30;4(2):33-35. PMID:24855571