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James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD

Welcome to USF Health Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

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 a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, a medical internship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and his residency in dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. He is an internationally recognized expert in Melanoma, Confocal Microscopy and Dermoscopy.

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. He is dedicated to growing the tripartite mission of USF Health: Medical Education, Clinical Research and Patient Care.

James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD
Professor & Neil Alan Fenske, MD Endowed Chair
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine's Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery.

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Transforming Health Care with AI: A Conversation with Dr. Nishit Patel

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming a part of our everyday lives. Particularly, it is reshaping the way society approaches medicine and is promising a future of precision, efficiency, and improved patient outcomes.

"We have developed and tweaked algorithms to be able to help with patient placement, to make sure that the right patient goes to the right bed and that we can plan for their needs in advance.” - Dr. Nishit Patel

Read more about how AI is Transforming Healthcare.