Faculty

The dermatology team at the University of California, San Diego is committed to provide excellence in clinical care, scientific advances and training of future leaders. Our faculty are experts in their field and are involved in a wide range of clinical and research endeavors. In particular, UCSD Dermatology is known for our contributions toward a better understanding of inflammatory diseases of the skin and the study of skin disorders. 

Dermatology Faculty

University Pacific Center (UPC) and Altman Clinical Translational Research Center (ACTRI)
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​Faculty Member Name

​Associated Links 

​Locations (see Contact)

Richard Gallo, MD, PhD,

Distinguished Professor, Founding Chair,
Principal Investigator


Profile, Gallo Lab, Pubmed

ACTRI, ​VA and UPC
Philip Cohen, MD
Profile
​UPC
Anna Di Nardo, MD, PhD
Professor, Principal Investigator
Profile,  Di Nardo Lab,  ResearchGate
​ACTRI, UPC 
Robert Dorschner, MD, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Eliceiri Lab Fellow
Profile,  Pubmed
UPC 
Erik Gilbertson, MD
Hansen's Clinic
​UPC
Julie Akiko Gladsjo, MD, PhD
Profile
​VA
Shane Hamman, MD
Pubmed
​UPC
Tissa Hata, MD
Clinical Service Chief, Director of Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit
Profile, Clinical Trials,  Pubmed
​UPC, VA and UCSD Hillcrest
Wendy Havran, PhD
Principal Investigator
​Havran Lab,  Pubmed, vivo.Scripps
The ​Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
Brian R. Hinds, MD
Profile, Dermatopathology Lab
​UPC, CALM
Chun-Ming 'Eric' Huang, PhD
Principal Investigator
Profile, Huang Lab
​ACTRI 
S. Brian Jiang, MD
Profile, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, ResearchGate, Bladelight
​UPC
Toshiaki Kawakami, MD, PhD, 
Principal Investigator
Kawakami Lab
La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology (​LIAI)
Michael Lerner, MD
Profile
​VA
Marian MacDonald, MD

​VA
Tasha Manternach, MD

​VA
Amanda ​Marsch, MD
Pubmed
​UPC
Teruaki Nakatsuji, PhD,  Project Scientist
Gallo Lab
​ACTRI
Fern Nelson, MD
Profile
​VA
Charisse Orme, MD, PhD
Profile,  Pubmed
​UPC
Arisa Ortiz, MD
Profile,  Cosmetic & Procedural Dermatology
​UPC
Taraneh Paravar, MD
Residency Program Director
Profile, Education & Training
​UPC
Laura Romero, MD
Profile
​VA
Jeremy Schneider, MD
Profile
​UPC
George Sen, PhD,
Principal Investigator

Profile, Sen Lab
​ACTRI
Daniel Shaw, MD
Profile
​UPC
Bryan Sun, MD, PhD,
Principal Investigator

Profile, Sun Lab, Pubmed
​ACTRI and UPC
Daniel Synkowski, MD
Profile
UCSD ​Hillcrest 
Wynnis Tom, MD
Profile, Clinical Trials, Pediatric Dermatology
UCSD ​Hillcrest
Zhenping Wang, PhD,  Project Scientist
Di Nardo Lab, ResearchGate
​ACTRI
​Benjamin Yu, MD PhD
Pubmed
​UPC
Lingjuan Zhang, PhD,  Project Scientist
Gallo Lab
ACTRI

​​Pediatric Faculty
Rady Children's Hospital (RCHSD) and UCSD Hillcrest

Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology

Profile, Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology, Pubmed 

​RCHSD
Victoria Barrio, MD
Professor
Profile , Pubmed
​RCHSD
Susan Boiko, MD

​RCHSD
Magdalene Dohil, MD
Profile
​RCHSD
Sheila Friedlander, MD
Profile
​RCHSD
Wynnis Tom, MD
Profile, Clinical Trials
​RCHSD and Rady Escondido

 Volunteer Faculty

Maryam Afshar, MD
David Barnette, MD
Patrick Blake, MD
Antoanella Calame, MD
Christopher Crosby, MD
Susan Detwiler, MD
Steven Emmet, MD
Sabrina Fabi, MD
Neil Gibbs, MD
Robert Ginsberg, MD
Mitchel Goldman, MD
Maki Goskowicz, MD
Kenneth Gross, MD 
Judy Koperski, MD
Alice Liu, MD
Vanessa London, MD
Leslie Mark, MD
Nicole Mau, MD
Howard Milstein, MD
Melanie Palm, MD
Frank Pedace, MD
Dan Piacquadido, MD
E. Victor Ross, MD
Peter Rullan, MD
Robert Scheinberg, MD
Susan Shimomaye, MD
Peter Shumaker, MD
Stacy Tompkins, MD
Yardy Tse, MD
David Wolf, MD