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. (Pictured with Residents)

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
Tissa Hata, MD
Clinical Service Chief, Director of Dermatology Clinical Trials Unit
ProfileClinical Trials,  Pubmed
​UPC, VA and UCSD Hillcrest
Natasha ​Carter, MD, PhD

​UPC
​Brianne Daniels, MD

​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 
​Sabrina Fabi, MD
​VA
Erik Gilbertson, MD
Hansen's Clinic
​UPC
Julie Akiko Gladsjo, MD, PhD
Profile
​VA
Shane Hamman, MD
Pubmed
​VA
​Amy Han, MD
​VA
​Matthew Hangauer, PhD
Principal Investigator
Profile​Hangauer LabPubmed 
​ACTRI
Wendy Havran, PhD
Principal Investigator
​Havran Lab,  Pubmed, vivo.Scripps
The ​Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
Brian R. Hinds, MD, 
Director, Dermpathology

Profile, Dermatopathology Lab
​UPC, CALM
S. Brian Jiang, MD, 
Director, Derm Surgery

Profile, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, ResearchGate, Bladelight
​UPC
Toshiaki Kawakami, MD, PhD, 
Principal Investigator
Kawakami Lab
La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology (​LIAI)
Julia Kurlin, MD

​VA
Michael Lerner, MD

​VA
Marian MacDonald, MD

​VA
Tasha Manternach, MD

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

Profile, Sen Lab
​ACTRI
Daniel Shaw, MD
Profile
​UPC
​​Jessica Sprague, MD, Adult & Peds Derm 

​UPC and RCHSD
Bryan Sun, MD, PhD,
Principal Investigator

Profile, Sun Lab, Pubmed
​ACTRI and UPC
Daniel Synkowski, MD
Profile
UCSD ​Hillcrest 
Wynnis Tom, MD, Adult & Peds Derm
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
David Otto Schairer, MD

​RCHSD
Jessica Sprague, MD
​RCHSD and UPC
Wynnis Tom, MD
Profile, Clinical Trials
​RCHSD and Rady Escondido

 Volunteer Faculty

David Barnette, MD
Bryan Chen, MD
Christopher Crosby, MD
Susan Detwiler, MD
Steven Emmet, MD
Bruce Feldman, MD
Neil Gibbs, MD
Robert Ginsberg, MD
Mitchel Goldman, MD
Maki Goskowicz, MD
Kenneth Gross, MD 
Lee Kaplan, MD
Judy Koperski, MD
Steven Leshaw, MD
Alice Liu, MD
Michael Lerner, MD
Vanessa London, MD
D. Antonio Lopez, MD
Leslie Mark, MD
Howard Milstein, MD
Vineet Mishra, MD
Alyssa Nash, MD
Melanie Palm, MD
Frank Pedace, MD
Dan Piacquadido, MD
E. Victor Ross, MD
Peter Rullan, MD
Elizabeth Satter, MD
Robert Scheinberg, MD
Susan Shimomaye, MD
Peter Shumaker, MD
Daryl Sulit, MD
Stacy Tompkins, MD
Yardy Tse, MD
David Wolf, MD