Mission and Vision

Our mission is to serve as a leading center for understanding and treating skin diseases through excellence in patient care services, research, and education. Our faculty is committed to the highest level of patient care. They are well recognized for their outstanding medical and surgical care they provide to their patients. Our division is set to grow and deliver highly specialized and excellent patient care services.

History of the Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery

1973: The Division of Dermatology was founded by Dr. Darl Vander Ploeg at the Brady Green Hospital in downtown San Antonio.

1975: the residency program welcomed the first resident class.

1989: Dr. Richard Devillez took over bringing an active clinical research program to the division. The development of Brevoxyl® gel (benzoyl peroxide) and Rogaine® solution (minoxidil) took place under his direction.

1998: Dr. Ronald Grimwood took over bringing an active immunofluorescence laboratory to the University.

2010: the Division of Dermatology moved and opened their new clinic at the Mays Cancer Center, Grossman Bldg., 3rd floor; 7979 Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78229.

Division Office Location

Mays Cancer Center, 3rd Floor
7979 Wurzbach Road
Grossman Building, 3rd Floor
Mail Code 7876
San Antonio, Texas 78229-4427

Directions to the Mays Cancer Center

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