David T. Woodley

Professor of Dermatology
David T. Woodley, MD

Areas of treatment:

Skin Cancer
Autoimmune Skin Diseases
Blistering Skin Diseases
Leg Ulcers
Sun-Damaged Skin


  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Department of Dermatology


  • English
  • French
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David T. Woodley, MD

Professor of Dermatology

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Dr. Woodley was trained in Dermatology in Chapel Hill at the University of North Carolina. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Paris/Rothschild Institute for two years and an Expert Investigator at the National Institutes of Health. He later joined the dermatology faculty at the University of North Carolina where he started the Phototherapy Unit for the treatment of psoriasis.

In 1988, he became professor and vice chair of the Department of Dermatology at Stanford University and ran the Stanford Psoriasis Center and the Immunodermatology Lab. In 1992, he was appointed the Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Northwestern University.

In 1999, he joined USC as professor and co-chief of the Division of Dermatology. In 2005, dermatology became an independent academic department, and Dr. Woodley was appointed professor and chair of the new department. He has published over 165 scientific papers and has had continuous NIH funding since 1982.


Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, University of Missouri
Bachelors of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Beth Isreal Medical Center, New York, New York


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
University of North Carolina Medical Center, Chapel Hill, NC


Research Fellow, University of Paris


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Dermatology
Clinical and Laboratory Dermatological Immunology

Professional society memberships:

The Society of Investigative Dermatology
The American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Clinical Investigation
American Federation of Clinical Research
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American College of Dermatological Surgery
American Society for the Advancement of Laser Surgery
New York Academy of Medicine
The Wound Healing Society


Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015
Outstanding Young Physician Award, University of Missouri
Elected to ASCI American Dermatological Association
Herrmann Pinkus Award - American Society of Dermatopathology
Cited in "Best Doctors in America"