Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery


Dermatology Team

Dr. James Grichnik
Chair of USF Health Dermatology 

USF Health Welcomes New Chair 

USF Health is pleased to welcome Dr. James M. Grichnik, serving as the Chair of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

James M. Grichnik is an internationally recognized expert in melanoma and early skin cancer detection. He is dedicated to growing the mission of USF Health of outstanding clinical care, education, research, and innovation.

Dr. Grichnik is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis (B.S), Harvard Medical School (M.D.) and Baylor College of Medicine (Ph.D. – Cell Biology). He completed his medical internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and his residency in dermatology at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Grichnik’s vision is for the Department to serve as a center of excellence for Dermatology on the Gulf Coast of Florida, and leverage the resources of all community partners; Tampa General Hospital, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and the James A. Haley VAMC.