Vivian Shi


MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS, Physiological Sciences, University of California Los Angeles 
Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology

Skin Care Philosophy

Skin health is best addressed by incorporating both inside-out and outside-in approaches, paying special attention to the power of the mind-body-environment interaction.


Dr. Vivian Shi is a board-certified dermatologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Dermatology at the University of Arizona where she directs the Eczema and Skin Barrier Specialty Clinic. She has extensive clinical and research experience in eczema and repair of the skin’s natural protective barrier. She also specializes in medical and surgical treatments for patients with hidradenitits suppurativa. Vivian has published and presented her research in international journals and conferences. She works in outreach for remote and underserved regions of the United States, Vietnam, China, Nepal, and India. She is fluent in Chinese, both in Mandarin and Cantonese. Her approach to health practice is to provide care with compassion and disseminate knowledge through education.