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MyVitiligoTeam Medical Reviewer | Victor Huang, M.D., Global Vitiligo Foundation

Posted on May 08, 2022

Victor Huang, M.D., Global Vitiligo Foundation

Victor Huang, M.D.

Global Vitiligo Foundation

Dr. Huang has a special clinical interest in vitiligo and inflammatory conditions of the skin. He also maintains an interest in drug reactions related to cancer therapies, and he is the director of phototherapy at UC Davis Health.

Dr. Huang graduated from UCSF School of Medicine in 2008, during which he completed a Howard Hughes Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health studying skin inflammation and immunology. He subsequently completed a residency in dermatology at Washington University in St. Louis in 2012, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship studying skin resident T cells at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 2014, he assumed the role of director of the vitiligo clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and has been involved with investigator-initiated trials, and clinical and epidemiologic research focusing on vitiligo. He also completed a year-long mentorship program through the American Academy of Dermatology working with Dr. Amit Pandya in 2018. He has lectured nationally on the topic of vitiligo and maintains an interest in developing meaningful outcome measures of patients affected by this disease.

Dr. Huang's research focuses on the clinical, epidemiologic, and translational understanding of vitiligo. To that end, he has established collaborations to investigate novel technologies for the evaluation and treatment of vitiligo, and he has been involved with clinical trials. In addition, he is active in understanding dermatologic sequelae of cytotoxic chemotherapies and targeted therapies used to treat cancer.

Education


  • UCSF School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (Residency)
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital (Fellowship)
  • Certifications


  • Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
  • Professional Accolades


  • Academic Dermatology Leadership Program (American Academy of Dermatology 2016)
  • EADV Educational Fellowship (European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology)
  • World Congress Travel Fellowship (Society for Investigative Dermatology)
  • Scholarship for excellent academic achievement (North American Taiwanese Medical Association 2011)
  • Affiliations


  • UC Davis Health