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Medical dermatology




Roy Colven, M.D., is a board certified dermatologist at the Dermatology Clinic at Harborview and a UW professor of Dermatology and Medicine and an adjunct professor of Global Health.

He is also director of the UW Dermatology Residency Program. Dr. Colven believes medical education starts with the patient. Understanding one's illness allows a patient to become a partner in his or her health care.

Dr. Colven earned his M.D. at the UW. His clinical and research interests include general dermatology, systemic diseases and the skin, HIV and the skin.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Colven enjoys travel, cycling and parenting.
Dermatology Clinic at Harborview

Dermatology Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Medical dermatology, Pathology, Skin surgery

Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship, 1996, Dermatology

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, 1991

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, 1990, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, 1988, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 1987

University of Washington

Teaching Appointment


Board Certifications
  • Dermatology, 1996, American Board of Dermatology