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Heather Goff, MD


Heather W. Goff, M.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

​She is an American Board of Dermatology-certified general dermatologist with special expertise in evaluating and treating cutaneous lymphoma. 

​Dr. Goff earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and also completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in dermatology.

​She holds a Master of Public Health (International Health) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Studio Art) from Texas Tech University.

​She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

​Active in training the next generation of dermatologists, Dr. Goff is a recognized leader in dermatology student education both at UT Southwestern and nationally.

​Her many professional honors include the Department of Dermatology’s 2015 Outstanding Teacher Award and the American Academy of Dermatology’s Presidential Citation for Basic Dermatology Curriculum in both 2013 and 2017.

​Dr. Goff’s research interests include cutaneous lymphoma, medical education, mycosis fungoides, and preventive medicine/health promotion. She takes part in some of the UT Southwestern-based clinical trials to evaluate cutaneous lymphoma treatments.

​She is a member of professional organizations that include the American Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, United States Cutaneous Lymphoma Consortium, International Society for Cutaneous Lymphoma, and Women’s Dermatology Society.

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