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

  • Richard Gallo, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Dermatology - Profile
  • Philip Cohen, MD - Profile
  • Anna Di Nardo, MD, PhD - Profile
  • Robert Dorschner, MD - Profile
  • Erik Gilbertson, MD
  • Julie Akiko Gladsjo, MD, PhD - Profile
  • Tissa Hata, MD, Clinical Service Chief - Profile
  • Wendy Havran, PhD
  • Brian Hinds, MD - Profile
  • Chun-Ming 'Eric' Huang, PhD - Profile
  • S. Brian Jiang, MD - Profile
  • Toshiaki Kawakami, MD, PhD
  • Michael Lerner, MD - Profile
  • Marian MacDonald, MD
  • Tasha Manternach, MD
  • Charisse Orme, MD, PhD - Profile
  • Arisa Ortiz, MD - Profile
  • Teruaki Nakatsuji, PhD
  • Fern Nelson, MD - Profile
  • Taraneh Paravar, MD, Residency Program Director - Profile
  • Laura Romero, MD - Profile
  • George Sen, PhD - Profile
  • Jeremy Schneider, MD - Profile
  • Daniel Shaw, MD Profile
  • Daniel Synkowski, MD - Profile
  • Bryan Sun, MD, PhD - Profile
  • Wynnis Tom, MD - Profile
  • Zhenping Wang, PhD
  • Lingjuan Zhang, PhD

Pediatric Dermatology Faculty

  • Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology - Profile
  • Victoria Barrio, MD - Profile 
  • Susan Boiko, MD
  • Magdalene Dohil, MD - Profile
  • Sheila Friedlander, MD - Profile
  • Catalina Matiz, MD
  • Wynnis Tom, MD - Profile

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 
  • Shane Hamman, 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