James C. Vary M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Medical dermatology




Jay Vary, M.D., Ph.D. is a board certified physician and medical director at the Dermatology Clinic at UW Medical Center and the Seattle VA. He is also a UW assistant professor of Dermatology and Medicine.

Dr. Vary is interested in general medical dermatology as well as teaching the next generation of dermatologists. He has a specific interest in educating patients about their own skin and skin diseases. Through patient education, he hopes to empower individuals to take command of their own medical care, whenever possible.

Dr. Vary earned his M.D. at the UW.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Vary enjoys camping and carpentry.
Dermatology Clinic at UWMC-Roosevelt

Dermatology Clinic at UWMC-Roosevelt

4225 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98105


Medical dermatology, Pathology, Phototherapy, Skin surgery

UW - Division of Dermatology

Residency, 2009, Dermatology

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Internship, 2006, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2005


Board Certifications
  • Dermatology, 2009, American Board of Dermatology