Arturo Dominguez, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in complex medical dermatology, autoimmune blistering diseases, teledermatology, and hospital dermatology, and he founded the inpatient dermatology consult service for UT Southwestern-affiliated hospitals.

Dr. Dominguez earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and his medical degree at UT Southwestern. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine and then a dermatology residency at UT Southwestern.

His research focuses primarily on autoimmune blistering diseases, teledermatology, inpatient dermatology, and community health education interventions. He has published a number of scholarly articles and delivered more than 50 research-related presentations. He takes part in clinical trials to evaluate severe cutaneous drug reactions and autoimmune blistering diseases, such as pemphigus vulgaris.

Dr. Dominguez attends on the internal medicine teaching service at Parkland Hospital and is active in residency education in that department.

He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Dermatology.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2005)
University of Washington Medical Center/Seattle Children's Hospital (2008), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012), Dermatology

Research Interest

  • Community Health Education Interventions
  • Inpatient Dermatology Consultation
  • Teledermatology


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Purple Crusted Nodules in a Patient With End-stage Liver Disease.
Laska AJ, Miller WA, Dominguez AR JAMA Dermatol 2016 Apr
Development and validation of a Hindi language health-related quality of life questionnaire for melasma in Indian patients.
Sarkar R, Garg S, Dominguez A, Balkrishnan R, Jain RK, Pandya AG Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2016 Jan-Feb 82 1 16-22
Disseminated Candida tropicalis presenting with Ecthyma-Gangrenosum-like Lesions.
Beasley K, Panach K, Dominguez AR Dermatol. Online J. 2016 22 1
Purpura fulminans in the setting of Escherichia coli septicemia.
Adotama P, Savory S, Dominguez AR Cutis 2015 Dec 96 6 E3-4
Multiple Erythematous Papules in a Child with Neutropenia.
Oh SB, Word AP, Dominguez AR Pediatr Dermatol 2015 Sep 32 5 729-30
Large, exophytic mass on the scalp of a newborn.
Bowen CD, Roberts JE, Dominguez AR, Kobayashi TT Pediatr Dermatol 2015 Mar 32 2 281-2

Honors & Awards

  • UT Southwestern Department of Dermatology Residency Program Award for Humanism and Professionalism

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology (2012)
  • American Board of Dermatology (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
  • American College of Physicians (2012)