Message from the Chief

The Division of Dermatology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson provides outstanding clinical care to patients.

Our team of dermatologists specializes in diagnosing and treating a wide range of skin diseases and managing both benign and malignant skin tumors and inflammatory conditions. Our residency program provides comprehensive training in medical and surgical care of the skin, hair, and nails. We also have one of the best Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship in the Southwest as well as a Dermatologic Research Fellowship that offers a variety of top notch clinical and research training opportunities.

Existing as we do in a multicultural setting of Southern Arizona presents us with a number of unique skin conditions.

A diverse group of residents are part of our residency programs and potential applicants will find information about the application process, curriculum, faculty and current residents on this site.

James Sligh, Jr., MD, PhD
Division Chief, Dermatology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Skin Cancer Institute