Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D.

Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care
  • Dermatology - General
  • Skin Disorders


Donald Glass, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Glass earned his combined medical and doctoral degree in molecular and human genetics at the Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. 

Board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011. 

Dr. Glass is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society of Investigative Dermatology, the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, the Dallas County Medical Society, and the National Medical Association. He serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the Skin of Color Society and chairs its bylaws committee. 

His clinical and research expertise centers on keloids (exuberant scarring of the skin). He has delivered a number of presentations, contributed to the book Moschella and Hurley's Dermatology, and published numerous academic articles.

In 2019, Dr. Glass was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star, he was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2021 and 2022.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008-2011), Dermatology
  • Internship - Cambridge Hospital (2007-2008), Transitional Year
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (1998-2006)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Women's Dermatologic Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • Skin of Color Society
  • National Medical Association
  • Dermatology Foundation
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
  • Best Doctors in Collin County 2021, D Magazine
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star 2019
  • Dermatology Foundation 2011, Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship Award
  • UT-Southwestern / Galderma 2012, Pilot & Feasibility Study Grant
  • Skin of Color Society 2011, AMBI Research Grant
  • Children's Medical Center CCRAC 2013, Junior Investigator Research Award
  • Speaker, Gordon Research Conference 2005, Bones and Teeth
  • Graduate Student Rep Speaker 2006, BCM Commencement
  • BCM Outstanding Student Award 2006, Graduate School
  • UT-Southwestern Medical Center 2010, Physician Scientist Training Program
Books & Publications
  • Keloids
  • Genetics
  • Fibroblasts
  • Dermal Biology

Clinical Focus

  • Skin Disorders

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