Paul Nghiem M.D., Ph.D. Accepting new patients

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Medical dermatology, Medical oncology


English, Japanese


Paul Nghiem, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified physician at SCCA, head of UW Dermatology, the George F. Odland Endowed Chair in Dermatology and a UW professor of Medicine and Dermatology and an adjunct professor of Oral Health Services and Pathology.

Dr. Nghiem oversees a laboratory focused on the biology of skin cancer ( He likes to provide patients with as much information as they are comfortable with and engage them in the decision-making process regarding management options in caring for complex skin cancers.

Dr. Nghiem earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at Stanford. His clinical and research interests include dermatology, Merkel cell carcinoma, melanoma, graft versus host disease and complex skin cancer management in a multidisciplinary team.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Nghiem enjoys hiking with his wife and two boys and playing violin duos with Alex, his older son.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109


Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109


Cancer care, Oncology

Harvard University

Fellowship, 2002

Massachusetts General Hospital

Residency, 1998

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Internship, 1995

Stanford University

Ph.D, 1994

Stanford University

Medical education, 1994


Board Certifications
  • Dermatology, 1998, American Board of Dermatology