Department of Dermatology

Kevin T. Savage, MD

  • 2nd Year Resident - PGY III

Kevin Savage, MD began his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC in July 2021. Prior to beginning residency, he successfully completed his undergraduate work at the University of Delaware (Honors Program), moving on to earn his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine.  


Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Delaware (Honors Program)
  • MD, Drexel University, College of Medicine
  • Preliminary Intern Year, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Representative Publications

  1. Savage KT, Singh V, Patel VS, Yannuzzi CA, McKenzie-Brown AM, Lowes MA, Orenstein LAV. Pain management in hidradenitis suppurativa and a proposed treatment algorithm. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. In Press 2020. PMID: 32950543 
  2. Savage KT, Orenstein LAV. Pain and itch in hidradenitis suppurativa. In: Shi V, Hsiao J, Lowes M, Hamzavi I, eds. A Comprehensive Guide to Hidradenitis Suppurativa 1e. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2021. In Press. 
  3. Savage KT, Gonzalez Brant E, Flood KS, Salian P, Porter ML, Kimball AB. Publication trends in hidradenitis suppurativa from 2008-2018. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In Press. 2019. PMID: 31968146 

  4. Savage KT, Gonzalez Brant E, Flood KS, Salian P, Porter ML, Kimball AB. Methotrexate shows benefit in a subset of severe hidradenitis suppurativa patients. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology. In Press. 2019. PMID: 32637536

  5. Flood KS, Savage KT, Porter ML, Kimball AB. Treatment of psoriasis in pregnancy. Cutis. In Press. 2019. PMID: 33104095  

  6. Morss PC, Porter ML, Savage KT, Rosales Santillan M, Giannotti N, Kimball AB. Investigating race and gender in age at onset of hidradenitis suppurativa. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In Press 2019. PMID: 31736152

  7. Jin A, Pousti B, Savage KT, Mollanazar NK, Lee JB, Hsu S. Eosinophilic dermatosis of hematologic malignancy responding to dupilumab in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). JAAD Case Reports. In Press 2019. PMID: 31508473 

  8. Savage KT, Flood KS, Charrow AC, Porter ML, Kimball AB. Tofacitinib shows benefit in conjunction with other therapies in recalcitrant hidradenitis suppurativa patients. JAAD Case Reports. Accepted 2019. PMID: 31993474
  9. Charrow A, Savage KT, Flood KS, Kimball AB. Hidradenitis suppurativa for the dermatologic hospitalist. Cutis. Nov;104(5):276-280. PMID: 31886786  
  10. Mollanazar NK, Savage KT, Pousti BT, Jariwala N, Del Guzzo C, Huan P, Vittorio CC, Rook AH, Kim EJ. Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and concomitant atopic dermatitis responding to dupilumab: a case report. Cutis. In Press 2019. PMID: 33104116 

  11. Zhai L, Savage KT, Qiu CC, Jin A, Valdes-Rodriguez R, Mollanazar NK. Chronic Pruritus Responding to Dupilumab – A Case Series. Medicines. 2019. PMID: 31261951 

  12. Mollanazar NK, Qiu CC, Aldrich JL, Tedaldi E, Valdes-Rodriguez R, Savage KT, Hsu S. Use of dupilumab in HIV-positive patients: report of four cases. British Journal of Dermatology. 2019. PMID: 31206599 

  13. Savage KT, Flood KS, Popatia S, Golbari NM, Salian P, Kimball AB, Porter ML. Reply to: lack of a US Food and Drug Administration indication should not limit access to treatment. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2019. S0190-9622(19)30469-4. PMID: 30914340 

  14. Flood KS, Houston N, Savage KT, Kimball AB. Genetic basis for skin youthfulness. Clinics in Dermatology. In Press. 2019. PMID: 31345318 

  15. Savage KT, Flood KS, Porter ML, Kimball AB. TNF-α Inhibitors in the Treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa. Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease. 2019. PMID: 31191873 

  16. Savage K, Millhouse PW, Murphy H, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. How to safely remove a pedicle screw abutting the aorta. In: Vaccaro AR, Schroeder GD, Baaj A, eds. Revision Spine Surgery: Pearls and Pitfalls. Philadelphia, PA: Taylor & Francis; 2019:143-146.  

  17. Johnson JP, Savage K, Gil JA, Eberson CP, Mulcahey MK. Increased academic productivity of orthopaedic surgery residents following 2011 duty hour reform. Journal of Surgical Education. 2018 Aug;75(4):884–7. PMID: 29273338