Wynnis Tom, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. After completing her training in dermatology at Saint Louis University, she returned to the San Diego area to pursue a fellowship in pediatric dermatology and has since been an active faculty member in the Department of Dermatology.
A special area of interest for Dr. Tom is chronic inflammatory skin disorders, particularly atopic dermatitis (eczema) and psoriasis, and managing patients who have more difficult disease that requires oral or other systemic medicines. She is studying how the genetic makeup may influence the course and response to treatment, along with associated complications such as secondary infection and cardio metabolic health risks.
Dr. Tom is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish.
- MD: University of California, San Diego
- Residency: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
- Fellowship: Rady Children’s Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology
Dr. Tom’s research focuses on chronic inflammatory skin conditions, in particular atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. She has an interest in the use of systemic medications in cases of severe skin disease.
- Pediatric Dermatology