Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

James M. Grichnik, MD, PhD
Professor & Chair 

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 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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