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James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD

USF Health's Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery Welcomes New Chair

USF Health is pleased to welcome James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD, serving as the Neil Alan Fenske, MD Endowed Chair of USF Health Morsani College of Medicine's Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery. Dr. Grichnik is an internationally recognized expert in Melanoma, Confocal Microscopy and Dermoscopy.

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

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.

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.

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James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD
Professor & Neil Alan Fenske, MD Endowed Chair