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Wilson Liao, M.D.

Dermatologist

Dr. Wilson Liao specializes in the care of patients with psoriasis and photo-responsive disorders. He is interested in bringing cutting-edge research technologies into the dermatology clinic. Liao is involved in a number of research studies for psoriasis and skin cancer and welcomes patient inquiries on study participation.

Clinics

Dermatology Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7870

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Psoriasis, Phototherapy and Skin Treatment Clinic
515 Spruce St.
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 476–4701
Fax: (415) 502–4126

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Additional Languages

German

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 2003

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Dermatology 2007

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Dermatology 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Debbaneh M, Millsop JW, Bhatia BK, Koo J, Liao W. Diet and psoriasis, part I: Impact of weight loss interventions. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Apr 4.
  2. Levin EC, Debbaneh M, Koo J, Liao W. Biologic therapy in erythrodermic and pustular psoriasis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2014 Mar 1; 13(3):342-54.
  3. Gupta R, Debbaneh MG, Liao W. Genetic Epidemiology of Psoriasis. Current Dermatology Reports. 2014; 3(1):61-78.
  4. Rodriguez RS, Pauli ML, Neuhaus IM, Yu SS, Arron ST, Harris HW, Yang SH, Anthony BA, Sverdrup FM, Krow-Lucal E, Mackenzie TC, Johnson DS, Meyer EH, Löhr A, Hsu A, Koo J, Liao W, Gupta R, Debbaneh MG, Butler D, Huynh M, Levin EC, Leon A, Hoffman WY, McGrath MH, Alvarado MD, Ludwig CH, Truong HA, Maurano MM, Gratz IK, Abbas AK, Rosenblum MD. Memory regulatory T cells reside in human skin. J Clin Invest. 2014 Feb 10.
  5. Dimon MT, Wood HM, Rabbitts PH, Liao W, Cho RJ, Arron ST. No Evidence for Integrated Viral DNA in the Genome Sequence of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2014 Jan 30.
  6. Wu W, Debbaneh M, Moslehi H, Koo J, Liao W. Tonsillectomy as a treatment for psoriasis: A review. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Dec; 25(6):482-6.
  7. Kulkarni S, Qi Y, O'huigin C, Pereyra F, Ramsuran V, McLaren P, Fellay J, Nelson G, Chen H, Liao W, Bass S, Apps R, Gao X, Yuki Y, Lied A, Ganesan A, Hunt PW, Deeks SG, Wolinsky S, Walker BD, Carrington M. Genetic interplay between HLA-C and MIR148A in HIV control and Crohn disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Dec 17; 110(51):20705-10.
  8. Gupta R, Wu JJ, Levin E, Koo JY, Liao W. Possible drug-drug interaction between adalimumab and duloxetine and/or pregabalin in a psoriasis patient. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 12(10):1089.
  9. Zeng X, Chen H, Gupta R, Paz-Altschul O, Bowcock AM, Liao W. Deletion of the activating NKG2C receptor and a functional polymorphism in its ligand HLA-E in psoriasis susceptibility. Exp Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 22(10):679-81.
  10. Lu Y, Kane S, Chen H, Leon A, Levin E, Nguyen T, Debbaneh M, Millsop JW, Gupta R, Huynh M, Butler D, Cordoro K, Liao W. The role of 39 psoriasis risk variants on age of psoriasis onset. ISRN Dermatol. 2013; 2013:203941.
  11. Gupta R, Levin E, Wu JJ, Koo J, Liao W. An update on drug-drug interactions with biologics for the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Feb; 25(1):87-9.
  12. Raposo RA, Abdel-Mohsen M, Holditch SJ, Kuebler PJ, Cheng RG, Eriksson EM, Liao W, Pillai SK, Nixon DF. Increased expression of intrinsic antiviral genes in HLA-B*57-positive individuals. J Leukoc Biol. 2013 Nov; 94(5):1051-9.
  13. Gupta R, Debbaneh M, Butler D, Huynh M, Levin E, Leon A, Koo J, Liao W. The Goeckerman regimen for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. J Vis Exp. 2013; (77):e50509.
  14. Emson CL, Fitzmaurice S, Lindwall G, Li KW, Hellerstein MK, Maibach HI, Liao W, Turner SM. A pilot study demonstrating a non-invasive method for the measurement of protein turnover in skin disorders: application to psoriasis. Clin Transl Med. 2013 Jun 17; 2(1):12.
  15. Apps R, Qi Y, Carlson JM, Chen H, Gao X, Thomas R, Yuki Y, Del Prete GQ, Goulder P, Brumme ZL, Brumme CJ, John M, Mallal S, Nelson G, Bosch R, Heckerman D, Stein JL, Soderberg KA, Moody MA, Denny TN, Zeng X, Fang J, Moffett A, Lifson JD, Goedert JJ, Buchbinder S, Kirk GD, Fellay J, McLaren P, Deeks SG, Pereyra F, Walker B, Michael NL, Weintrob A, Wolinsky S, Liao W, Carrington M. Influence of HLA-C expression level on HIV control. Science. 2013 Apr 5; 340(6128):87-91.
  16. Batista MD, Tincati C, Milush JM, Ho EL, Ndhlovu LC, York VA, Kallas EG, Kalil J, Keating SM, Norris PJ, Chang D, Unemori P, Leslie KS, Maurer T, Liao W, Nixon DF. CD57 expression and cytokine production by T cells in lesional and unaffected skin from patients with psoriasis. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e52144.
  17. Leon A, Liao WJ, Gupta R, Koo JYM, Wu JJ. Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Triad: Psoriasis, Cardiovascular Disease, and Depression. Psoriasis Forum. 2013; 19(1):41-49.
  18. Wong T, Hsu L, Liao W. Phototherapy in psoriasis: a review of mechanisms of action. J Cutan Med Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 17(1):6-12.
  19. Lu Y, Chen H, Nikamo P, Qi Low H, Helms C, Seielstad M, Liu J, Bowcock AM, Stahle M, Liao W. Association of cardiovascular and metabolic disease genes with psoriasis. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Mar; 133(3):836-9.
  20. Park KK, Liao W, Murase JE. A review of monochromatic excimer light in vitiligo. Br J Dermatol. 2012 Sep; 167(3):468-78.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.