Lori Prok, MD
Associate Professor, Dermatology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2001)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1996)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (2002)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado, Dermatology (2007)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2004)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Dermatopathology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Dermatology

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2018)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?" Awarded 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018.
  • Golden Stethoscope Award for medical student teaching, Golden Stethoscope Award for medical student teaching (2012)
  • Recognized for "outstanding service or education”, University of Colorado SOM Housestaff Association (2012)
    2011, 2012
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2003)
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2002)

Research Interests

Pediatric Dermatology and Dermatopathology, Spitz nevi, Clinical-Pathologic correlation, medical education

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2007)
    School of Medicine, Dermatology
    Pediatric dermatology, adult and pediatric dermatopathology

Publications

  • High W and Prok L, Eds. Dermatology Secrets, 6th Edn. Elselvier, Inc., 2020.
  • Prok L. “Basics of Dermatopathology” in: Pediatric Dermatology, 5th Edition, Schachner et al, Eds. Mosby, 2020.
  • Yoeli J, Lai J, Willis A, Prok L, Bloom J. “In the Face of Retiform Purpura, there is More than Meets the Eye”. Clinical Conundrum, Poster. Presented at: - PHM20's Abstract and Conundrum website, May 2020. - Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2020 Virtual Conference; Online, https://apps.academicpeds.org/phm/2020/presentations/?page=view&id=855897 - Children’s Hospital Colorado 2020 Annual Spring Pediatric Research Virtual Poster Session; Aurora, CO, USA.
  • Olson D, Abbott J, Lin C, Prok L, Dominguez SR. Characterization of Children With Recurrent Episodes of Stevens Johnson Syndrome. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Sep 1;6(3):e140-e143. PubMed PMID: 28339562
  • Funk T, Lim Y, Kulungowski AM, Prok L, Crombleholme TM, Choate K, Bruckner AL. Symptomatic Congenital Hemangioma and Congenital Hemangiomatosis Associated With a Somatic Activating Mutation in GNA11. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Sep 1;152(9):1015-20. PubMed PMID: 27438697

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Member and Committee Representative
  • Women's Dermatologic Society, Member
  • Colorado Dermatologic Society, Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-478-5000

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
  • Dermatology, Board Certification
  • Dermatopathology, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
Clinical Interests
Pediatric Dermatology and Dermatopathology, Spitz nevi, Clinical-Pathologic correlation, medical education

Public Speaking
Yes
Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatopathology, Dermatology pearls for primary care physicians

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2001)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1996)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Dermatology (2007)
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2004)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Dermatopathology (2008)
Languages: English
Department: Dermatology
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