Vivian Shi, MD

Dr. Vivian Shi is an Associate Professor of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where she directs the Eczema and Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinics.

Dr. Shi earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she completed a
fellowship in the Skin Immunology Laboratory, followed by dermatology residency at the University of California, Davis where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Shi’s research and clinical interests are in complex inflammatory skin conditions (such atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and psoriasis), skin barrier repair, transepidermal drug delivery, and integrative dermatology. She has served as the principal investigator for numerous industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical and translational studies. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and is the editor for two reference dermatology textbooks on atopic dermatitis and hidradenitis suppurativa. Dr. Shi serves on the Board of Directors for the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation and is a member of the International Eczema Council.