Dr Ajay Kailas

Ajay Kailas, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Ajay Kailas, MD is a Dermatologist who joined Illinois Dermatology Institute in September 2022. He grew up in Florida and graduated from Cornell University in 2013 with a degree in Developmental Sociology. He then went on to graduate medical school at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in 2018. Dr. Kailas then attended Presence Resurrection here in Chicago for his intern year and graduated from Dermatology Residency from Howard University Hospital in July 2022.

Dr. Kailas has authored over 15 publications about better treatments and management for dermatologic conditions in skin of color (Asian, Indian, Hispanic, and African-American skin). His specialty is hair loss, acne, and hyperpigmentation, in patients of color. Dr. Kailas also loves to perform cosmetic procedures. Particularly, he likes to employ platelet rich plasma (hair loss/undereye), microneedling, botox, and fillers (particularly lip and undereye) to achieve the best results. Dr. Kailas focuses on getting a more “natural” look when using botox and filler and will talk to you in depth about your goals. Additionally, Dr. Kailas is passionate about the prevention and management of skin cancer. He believes performing full body skin exams and utilizing dermoscopy are essential for skin cancer prevention.

Dr. Kailas’ favorite city in the world is Chicago and he enjoys any related trivia from architecture to food. Ask him about it!