Gregory Simpson, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF








  Medical School:

University of Tennessee at Memphis

  Internship: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
Department of Dermatology

  Board Certified: Dermatology
  Awards and Recognition:

Salutatorian- Franklin Road Academy, Nashville, TN 1996
Honors Student at UNC-Chapel Hill-96-00
Al Gore Scholarship Recipient (GPA= 4.0 in medical school)
Alpha Omega Alpha 2006


  1. Roffwarg D, Brown A, Alisangco M, Davis LS, Simpson G. "Bullous lesions with scarring and mutilation" JAAD 2010 Feb; 62(2):e9

  2. Paul Haun, Gregory L. Simpson, Joshua Wharton, Daniel J. Sheehan. “Acute mental status change in an Immunocompromised patient” Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2010; 50:395-396.

  3. Parachuru LV, Simpson GL, Davis, LD. “Secondary Syphilis” 56th Annual Zola Cooper Seminar 2009 accepted for publication.

  4. Kannan, Swati; Simpson, Gregory L; Sheehan, Daniel J; Lesher, Jack L Jr. “Giant verrucous nodules in a patient with tuberculosis” The American Journal of Dermatopathology. 31(6):591-593, August 2009.

  5. Yentzer BA, Yelverton CB, Simpson GL, Simpson JF, Hwang W, Balkrishnan R, Feldman SR. “Paradoxical effects of cost reduction measures in managed care systems for treatment of severe psoriasis” Dermatology Online Journal. 2009 Apr 15; 15(4):1.

  6. Simpson GL, Lesher JL, Sheehan DJ. “Sarcoidosis” 55th Annual Zola Cooper Seminar 2008

  7. Simpson GL, Davis LS, Sheehan DJ. “Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita” Southeastern Consortium 10/08

  8. Simpson GL, Lesher JL. “Necrobiosis Lipoidica” Southeastern Consortium 10/08

  9. Simpson GL, Davis LS, Guill M. “Sarcoidosis” Southeastern Consortium 10/08

  10. Simpson GL, Lesher JL. “Verrucous Sarcoidosis” Southeastern Consortium 10/08

  11. Simpson GL, Sheehan DJ. “Sarcoidosis” Southeastern Consortium 10/08

  12. Alan L. Levy, Gregory Simpson, Robert B. Skinner, “Medical Pearl: Circle of Desquamation—A clue to the diagnosis of folliculitis and furunculosis caused by Staphylococcus aureus” JAAD, December 2006 (Vol. 55, Issue 6, Pages 1079-1080)

  13. Simpson GL, Yelverton CB, Rittenberg S, Feldman SR “Do utilization management controls for phototherapy increase the prescription of biologics?” Journal of Dermatology Treatment. 2006; 17(6):359-61. Review.

  14. Simpson GL, Koo, JY. “Bath PUVA Revisited: Advantages, Disadvantages and Techniques” Psoriasis Forum, Spring 2006 Vol. 12, No 1.

  15. O'Connell TD, Ishizaka S, Nakamura A, Swigart PM, Rodrigo MC, Simpson GL, Cotecchia S, Rokosh DG, Grossman W, Foster E, Simpson PC (2003). “The a1A/C- and a1B-adrenergic receptors are required for physiological cardiac hypertrophy in the double-knockout mouse” Journal of Clinical Investigation 111: 1783-1791.

  16. O'Connell TD, Swigart PM, McCloskey DT, Simpson GL, Baker AJ, Simpson PC (2003).  “Double knockout of the_aA/C- and_a1B-adrenergic receptors reduces heart and myocyte_b-adrenergic responses despite an increase in b-adrenergic receptors” Circulation 108: IV-1.