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About Brian Hinds, MD

Brian Hinds, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who specializes in the study of skin under the microscope and treats dermatology patients with a focus on conditions such as acne, skin infections/warts, psoriasis, eczema, and skin cancers.

He also treats chronic skin conditions with internal manifestations, such as lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, and sarcoidosis, among other complex or recalcitrant skin diseases. In addition, Dr. Hinds offers online diagnosis and treatment plans for some rashes and skin conditions.

An associate professor of dermatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Hinds is director of the Dermatopathology Lab.

Dr. Hinds completed a two-year dermatopathology fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco where he concurrently served as a clinical instructor in the Departments of Pathology and Dermatology. He completed his residency at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and interned at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and is board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology.

Beyond the clinic, Dr. Hinds has interests in medical education and teledermatology, as well as advocacy for patients and physicians alike. He has served in prominent leadership roles within national organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology Board of Directors and the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Hinds is also actively involved in clinical research and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Dermatology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Residency

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Internship

  • St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-05-04

Board Certifications

  • Dermatopathology
  • American Board of Dermatology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Medical Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • Acne
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Eczema
  • Melanoma
  • Nail Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Disorder
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted