Travis Vandergriff, M.D., practices Dermatology and Dermatopathology in UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Department of Dermatology.

He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in Plan II Honors, Linguistics, and Spanish literature. He later graduated from Baylor College of Medicine with highest honors. Dr. Vandergriff completed his dermatology training in the residency program at UTSW, where he served as chief resident. He later completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology with Dr. Clay Cockerell and is now developing the University's Dermatopathology service.

He is interested in skin cancer, melanoma, and the education of future dermatologists. 


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2007)
Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center (2008), Transitional Year
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011), Dermatology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013), Dermatopathology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Biopsies
  • Eczema
  • erythromelalgia
  • Excisions
  • Melanoma
  • Mole Check
  • Nevi (Moles)
  • Patients with Multiple Moles
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Previous Skin Cancers
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancers
  • Skin Check
  • Transplant Patients
  • Warts
  • Publications

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    Prevention of scar spread on trunk excisions: a rater-blinded randomized controlled trial.
    Kia KF, Burns MV, Vandergriff T, Weitzul S JAMA Dermatol 2013 Jun 149 6 687-91
    JAAD Grand Rounds quiz. A painful eruption in a woman with Darier disease.
    Walker D, Cayce RL, Vandergriff T J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2012 Nov 67 5 1089-90
    Black salve as self-treatment for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
    Ma L, Dharamsi JW, Vandergriff T Dermatitis 2012 Sep-Oct 23 5 239-40
    Scalp "sensitivity" without visible lesions.
    Word AP, Vandergriff T, Cruz PD Dermatitis 2012 May-Jun 23 3 127-8
    Iododerma following radioactive iodine ablation of the thyroid for Graves disease.
    Vandergriff TW, Yancey KB J Drugs Dermatol 2011 Sep 10 9 1070-1
    Antibiotic use in sexually transmissible diseases.
    Rosen T, Vandergriff T, Harting M Dermatol Clin 2009 Jan 27 1 49-61
    Generalized eruptive keratoacanthomas of Grzybowski treated with isotretinoin.
    Vandergriff T, Nakamura K, High WA J Drugs Dermatol 2008 Nov 7 11 1069-71
    An unusual presentation of atypical fibroxanthoma.
    Vandergriff TW, Reed JA, Orengo IF Dermatol. Online J. 2008 14 1 6
    Phototherapy in the management of atopic dermatitis: a systematic review.
    Meduri NB, Vandergriff T, Rasmussen H, Jacobe H Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2007 Aug 23 4 106-12
    Cutaneous metastasis of leiomyosarcoma.
    Vandergriff T, Krathen RA, Orengo I Dermatol Surg 2007 May 33 5 634-7


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