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Medical dermatology




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.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Compton enjoys running, spending time with family and travel.
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

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2002

VA HSR&D General Internal Medicine Fellowship


UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship, Clinical Instructor

UW - Dept. of Dermatology

Residency, Dermatology


Board Certifications
  • Dermatology, 2010, American Board of Dermatology