Gregory Simpson, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Dermatology Division Director








  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


  Publications (since 2009):  

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.
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.
Parachuru LV, Simpson GL, Davis, LD. “Secondary Syphilis” 56th Annual Zola Cooper Seminar 2009 accepted for publication.
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.
Roffwarg D, Brown A, Alisangco M, Davis LS, Simpson G."Bullous lesions with scarring and mutilation" JAAD 2010 Feb; 62(2):e9
Shroff A, Simpson G. Cutaneous manifestations of thyroid disease: a case of thyroid-induced myxedema. Case Rep Dermatol Med. 2011


Cohen SF, Simpson GL, Pruritic scaly plaques in a 75-year-old Hispanic man. Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm). Arch Dermatol. 2012 Sep 1; 148 (9): 1073