Ata Moshiri, MD, MPH
Acting Instructor
Division of Dermatology

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Moshiri is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist specializing in skin oncology, complex medical dermatology, and diagnostically challenging cases where his training in both disciplines is critical to clinical-pathologic correlation. He has special interests in melanoma and pigmented lesions, and using the latest technologies and techniques to diagnose, monitor and treat these growths. He currently maintains a pigmented lesion specialty clinic at UWMC Roosevelt, as well as a melanoma clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) where he treats advanced melanoma with injectable oncolytic viral therapy.

Dr. Moshiri’s research interests include studying the immune system’s response to cancer at the cellular level and how that may predict outcomes of cancer therapy. He is also passionate about medical education and regularly lectures to medical students, residents and peers.

Dr. Moshiri is an active member of numerous professional organizations including the Seattle Dermatologic Society (SDS), the American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP), the International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP), and the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) where he serves on several committees and subgroups.

 

Education & Training: 
Doctor of Medicine with Honors
University of Washington
2014
Master of Public Health in Epidemiology
University of Washington
2016
Dermatology Residency
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2018
Dermatopathology Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2019
Preliminary Medicine
University of Washington
2015
Honors: 
Alpha Omega Alpha, Junior Inductee
2013
Gold Humanism Honor Society, Resident Inductee
2015
American Academy of Dermatology International Grant
2016
Stelwagon Clinical Research Award Honorable Mention
2017
UW Dermatology John E. Olerud Distinguished Teaching Award
2020
Chief Resident in Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania
2018
World Congress of Dermatology Travel Grant
2019