David Peng

Chair, Department of Dermatology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Specialty:

  • Dermatology

Department:

  • Department of Dermatology

Language:

  • English

David Peng, MD

Chair, Department of Dermatology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Practicing locations:

  • Faculty/Staff Health Clinic at USC Engemann Student Health Center
  • USC Healthcare Consultation II

About this doctor:

David Peng, M.D., M.P.H., came to the Keck School after three years at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he served as associate professor and director of the Department of Dermatology’s Residency Training Program, one of the nation’s most prestigious residency training programs in dermatology. He also served as chief of the Stanford Dermatology Clinics, director of the Medical Dermatology Program and director of the Allergic Contact Dermatitis Program in the Department of Dermatology. He originally joined the Keck School’s faculty in 2004 and was appointed visiting assistant professor of clinical medicine, associate residency program director in the division of dermatology, and director of the Contact Dermatitis Clinic. He was appointed director of the residency training program in 2008 and served as acting chair of the Department of Dermatology between November 2008 and July 2009. Peng received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and medical degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He completed his internship at UCLA, where he also earned a master of public health degree before returning to UCSD for his residency in dermatology.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 2000
Masters of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000

Internships:

University of California, Los Angeles, 2000-2001

Residencies:

University of California, San Diego, Dermatology, 2001-2004, Chief Resident, 2003-2004

Professional society memberships:

American Contact Dermatitis Society, 2004 - present
American Board of Medical Specialists, Dermatology, 2004 - present
Dermatology Foundation, Vice Chair, 2005 -2007, 2010 - 2011, State Chair, 2007 - 2009
Sun Safety for Kids, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2010
Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatological Society, Membership Chair, 2007, Education Chair, 2008, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2010
San Francisco Dermatological Society, Board of Directors, 2010 - present

Awards:

UCLA-San Fernando Valley Internal Medicine Training Program, Alpha Omega Alpha Intern of the Year, 2001
Wright Foundation Grant Recipient, 2005
Outstanding Teaching Award, Division of Dermatology, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2005
Outstanding Teaching Award, Presented by the 2nd year students of the USC Keck School of Medicine, 2005
Elected Member, Salerni Medical Educator's Collegium, 2006
Outstanding Teaching Award, Presented by the 4th year students of the USC Keck School of Medicine, 2006
Mellon Mentorship Award, University of Southern California, 2008
Outstanding Teaching Award, Presented by the 1st year students of the USC Keck School of Medicine, 2009
Master Teacher, USC Keck School of Medicine, 2009
Teacher of the Year, Department of Dermatology, Stanford University, 2011
Teacher of the Year, Chief Resident's Award, Stanford University, Department of Internal Medicine, 2011