William D. James, MD, is the Director of the Residency Program as well as the Paul Gross Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine after graduating from the US Military Academy. Dr. James is a prominent figure in international dermatology with strong and diverse clinical interests. Certified in both Dermatology and Immunodermatology, his specialty areas have generally been concentrated in cutaneous allergy and responses to infections.
Recognized by several local and national magazines as one of the top physicians since 2002, Dr. James contributed to the Advances Series, a volume of which focused on Dermatology. He also co-authored Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology, 11th Edition.