Molly Stout, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist at Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Stout treats patients of all ages and takes special interest in hair disorders, cosmetic dermatology, and medical dermatology.
Dr. Stout completed her undergraduate education at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, and a master’s degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in her native Massachusetts.
She earned her medical degree with honors at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. While there, she spent a year dedicated to dermatology research at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Stout fulfilled an internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston before completing her dermatology residency at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she served as chief resident. During her residency, Dr. Stout also served in ABC News’ medical unit, writing articles for the ABC News website and television’s “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight.”
Passionate about patient advocacy, Dr. Stout meets with members of Congress to support legislation to improve patient access to care and the affordability of medications. Her work led to her selection for the American Medical Association’s Campaign School, which prepares physicians to advocate for improved health policy on state and national levels.
Dr. Stout is a member of the Chicago Dermatologic Society and the Women’s Dermatologic Society; she is also a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Her research appears in numerous publications on dermatology topics, including contact dermatitis, multiethnic skin, and hidradenitits suppurativa, and she has written textbook chapters on hair disorders and clinical research.
When she’s not at work, Dr. Stout enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband and son, and staying active. She can often be found cheering for Boston and Chicago sports teams.