Philip Fleckman
Professor
Division of Dermatology
Chief, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Faculty Information

Biography

Phillip Fleckman, M.D., is a board certified physician who sees patients at the Dermatology Clinic at UWMC Roosevelt, a chief of Dermatology at the Veterans Administration Puget Sound and a UW professor of Dermatology and Medicine.  Dr. Fleckman enjoys interacting with people with difficult disorders, making informed and joint decisions about how to approach their problem, and making them better.  Dr. Fleckman earned his M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. His clinical and research interests include blistering skin diseases, inherited scaling skin diseases (the ichthyoses), disorders of the nails and general dermatology. Dr. Fleckman was the Principal Investigator of the National Registry for Ichthyosis and Related Disorders, an NIH-sponsored research registry for individuals with disorders of keratinization, and is editor emeritus of the Dermatology Online Journal.

He enjoys teaching students and residents interested in dermatology and skin biology. 

Education & Training: 
MD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis MO
1973
Internship in Medicine
Barnes Hospital
St. Louis MO
1973-1974
Residency in Dermatology
Yale University
New Haven CT
1978-1980
Postdoctoral Fellowship
USPHS, NIMH, NIH
Bethesda MD
1974-1978
Honors: 
Alpha Omega Alpha
Clinical Investigator Award
UW Derm John E. Olerud Resident Teaching Award