Whitney High, MD

Whitney High, MD

Guest Speaker

Dr. High received his Bachelor‘s and Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. After spending time in industry, he returned to medical school to earn his degree from Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota where he graduated at the top of his class.

Dr. High next completed his internship at P/SL Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, followed by a dermatology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he served as a Chief Resident. A dermatopathology fellowship was completed at the University of Colorado, where he remained upon faculty and serves as the Director of the University’s large Dermatopathology Lab.

Dr. High has studied abroad, earning a diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene from the Gorgas Institute in Lima, Peru. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, with Special Qualification in Dermatopathology from the American Board of Pathology. He is also a graduate of the University of Denver Sturm School of Law, where he graduate third in his class, while working full time as an attending physician.

Dr. High serves as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and he serves on the editorial board of other journals as well. His research lab was the first to discover the accumulation of gadolinium in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. Dr. High is an author of a large number of medical papers and book chapters, and even several text books.

Dr. High’s wife, Dr. Misha Miller, is a dermatologist/Moh’s surgeon, and also an obstretrician/gynecologist, and they have two small children, residing in Denver, with his extended family.