Dr. Hunter Sams is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgeon with interests in skin cancer and general dermatology. He has had extensive training in difficult to manage skin cancer patients such as occurring in the setting of organ transplant. His formal education includes:
- Duke University (Durham, NC) – BA, Philosophy and Sociology
- University of Alabama – Birmingham School of Medicine (Birmingham, AL) – Medical School
- West Virginia University School of Medicine – Charleston Area Medical Center (Charleston, WV) – Transitional Family Medicine Internship
- Vanderbilt University – Division of Dermatology (Nashville, TN) – Research and Dermatology Residency
- Vanderbilt University – Division of Dermatology (Nashville, TN) – Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship
Dr. Sams is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, has held leadership positions in the Colorado Dermatologic Society, and has been active in the American College of Mohs Surgery. He has been Assistant Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) at both the Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center and the University of Colorado.
Dr. Sams performed research for two years at Vanderbilt University, mostly related to wound healing. His involvement in education and research/clinical trials has facilitated numerous publications in major dermatology journals. He has written textbook chapters, a dermatology textbook, and developed a dermatology-related website.
In his spare time, Dr. Sams enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, biking, skiing, and camping.