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MyVitiligoTeam Medical Reviewer | Amit G. Pandya, M.D., President of the Global Vitiligo Foundation

Posted on July 05, 2022

Amit G. Pandya, M.D., President of the Global Vitiligo Foundation

Amit G. Pandya, M.D.

President, Global Vitiligo Foundation

Dr. Amit G. Pandya is the president of the Global Vitiligo Foundation, and a dermatologist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Sunnyvale, California. He also serves as clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from UT Southwestern and completed residencies in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and dermatology at UT Southwestern. His clinical practice and research are focused on vitiligo, melasma, and other pigmentary disorders. He is also interested in mentorship, diversity, equity, and pipeline programs. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, scuba diving, hiking, bicycling, salsa, and bachata dancing with his wife Laura.

Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (M.D.)
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Residency)
  • Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Professional Accolades

  • Clarence Livingood Award and Lectureship, American Academy of Dermatology (2022)
  • Barbara Stark Baxter Volunteer of the Year Award (Agape Free Clinic)
  • Mentor of the Year (Women's Dermatologic Society)
  • Certificate of Appreciation (International League of Dermatological Societies)
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award (American Academy of Dermatology)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (University of Texas Regents)
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor (University of Texas)
  • Texas Super Doctor (Texas Monthly magazine 2007-2019)
  • Members Making a Difference Award (American Academy of Dermatology)
  • Voted “Texas Super Doctors” (Texas Monthly Magazine, 2007-2019)
  • Voted "Best Doctors in Dallas" (D Magazine 1996, 1999, 2002-2019)
  • Affiliations

  • President, Global Vitiligo Foundation
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
  • Sutter Medical Network