Nicholas Lee Compton M.D.
Nicholas Lee Compton M.D.
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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*Dr. Compton explains things clearly and completely, and is very open to questions. I feel very comfortable and confident with his care.
As usual, Dr. Compton's care was exemplary!
He showed concern, thoughtfulness, respect, compassion and friendliness
He was great! Showed concern and explained everything
Was very impressed with Dr. Compton. He seemed very knowledgable and approachable. He listened intently, asked follow up questions, explained his thought process, and answered all of my questions
Dr. Compton gives me great confidence that he is applying all his experience and skill to keeping my skin healthy.
Dr. Compton is a credit to the UWMC
Always happy to engage w/*Dr. Compton. He's thorough, efficient, not rushed, easy to talk to.
Dr Compton was efficient, friendly, clear.
Dr Compton is just great at every level
Doctor is excellent.
Can't say enough about Dr Compton
I have been a patient of Dr. Comptons for a few years now and am very happy with his care. I highly recommend him to family and friends.
Very professional and friendly
Dr. Compton is an excellent doctor. He listens, spends time so you don't feel rushed. He is smart, competent, and knowledgeable.
Dr. Compton is very thorough and a great listener.
Dr Compton is excellent and very efficient
Doctor Compton & his assistant are amazing.
[...] and Doctor were excellent!
About Nicholas Lee Compton
Nicholas Compton, M.D., is a board certified physician and medical director at the Dermatology Clinic at UWMC Roosevelt and a UW assistant professor of Dermatology and Medicine. He is also associate program director for the UW Medicine Dermatology Residency Program. He has been named a Seattle Met magazine Top Doctor.
Dr. Compton specializes in medical dermatology, including the care of patients with complex skin diseases. He has a special interest in tele-dermatology, using images to diagnose and manage skin disease from a distance, and is developing a program at the UW. He strives to provide compassionate care to patients using a team-based approach and using evidenced-based treatment.
Dr. Compton earned his M.D. at the UW. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Dermatology. His clinical and research interests include medical dermatology, teledermatology and systemic diseases and the skin.
In his free time Dr. Compton enjoys running, spending time with family and travel.
Education and Training
Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education, 2002VA HSR&D General Internal Medicine FellowshipFellowshipUniversity of PennsylvaniaFellowship, Clinical InstructorUW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidency, Internal MedicineUW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternship, Internal MedicineUW - Dept. of DermatologyResidency, Dermatology
- Dermatology, 2010, American Board of Dermatology
- Internal Medicine, 2005, American Board of Internal Medicine