James Harnisch
Clinical Professor
Division of Dermatology
Director, Hansen’s Disease Clinic at Harborview

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. James Harnisch is a board certified physician practicing dermatology at UW Medicine since 1971.  Dr. Harnisch is the Director of the Hansen’s Disease Clinic at Harborview and a Consulting Physician for the Seattle-King County Dept. of Health. He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Seattle Dermatological Society, International Leprosy Association, American Academy of Dermatology and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

 

Education & Training: 
MD
Ohio State University
Columbus OH
1969
Dermatology Residency
University of Washington
Seattle WA
1973-1976
B.S.
University of Notre Dame
South Bend IN
1965
Honors: 
American Biographical Institute Board of International Research: Man of the Year in Medicine and Healthcare
2009
Contact
Mailing Address: 

To make an appointment with Dr. Harnisch, visit the UW Medicine website.

Research & Clinical Interests
Clinical Interests: 

Hansen's Disease Clinic at Harborview Medical Center and private practice

Publications
Publications: 
  1. Geisler, WM, Harrington, RD, Wallis, CK, Harnisch, JP, Liles, WC: Broad Spectrum of Dermatologic Manifestations Caused by Mycobacterium Haemophilum Infection. Arch Dermatol 138: 229-230, 2002.