Ronald M. Harris, MD, MBA is a native of San Francisco, California. He completed medical school at University of California, San Francisco, an internship in internal medicine at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, and dermatology training at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.
In addition to Board Certification in dermatology, Dr. Harris is also a Board Certified dermatopathologist with fellowship training from the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Harris has been in academics and private practice for the past 16 years in Utah, Arizona, and California and is currently Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine.
Additionally, Dr. Harris has been involved in several global health projects in sub-Saharan Africa since 2003, and was a visiting professor of dermatology in more than a dozen countries, lecturing on dermatologic emergencies and tropical dermatology.
He trained a number of dermatology residents in the United States, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Kenya. He’s also a recipient of several humanitarian awards, and partnered with the Clinton Global Initiative since 2005 — providing care for HIV/AIDS patients in Nakuru, Kenya.
When Dr. Harris is not with patients, he enjoys ocean activities including surfing and paddleboarding, running, and spending time with his daughter, Sophie.