Dr. Mary Williams is a pediatric dermatologist who cares for children of all ages, from premature infants – who have fragile skin – to teenagers. Her expertise encompasses a wide variety of skin disorders, including congenital moles, inherited skin diseases, atopic dermatitis and acne. She is an internationally recognized expert in the evaluation and management of ichthyosis, a group of genetic skin disorders characterized by a buildup of dry, scaly skin.

In her research, Williams studies how hormones and other growth factors may accelerate skin development and investigates the basis for certain inherited skin disorders.

Williams earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, then completed a residency in dermatology and a fellowship in pediatrics at UCSF. The author of more than 125 scientific publications, she serves on the medical advisory board of the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (FIRST) and is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research.

  • Education

    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, MD, 1969

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Dermatology, 1979

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Pediatrics, 1979

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