Jennifer Vickers, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist
Dr. Vickers

Dr. Jennifer Vickers is board certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology. She completed her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, followed by her dermatology training at New York Medical College and her fellowship in dermatopathology at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College in the Bronx.

After completing her training, she returned to Austin. She served as an attending physician and Assistant Professor with the Division of Dermatology at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, where she oversaw the dermatopathology curriculum.

Dr. Vickers has participated in research involving technology to aid skin cancer diagnosis and has published articles in several peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, and the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

She lives in Austin with her two daughters and husband, who has been a firefighter in Austin for over 20 years.

Education

Fellowship Training

Dermatopathology
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College
Bronx, NY

Residency Training

Dermatology
New York Medical College
New York, NY

Medical School

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

Undergraduate

University of Texas
Austin, TX

Board Certifications

Dermatology

The American Board of Dermatology

Dermatopathology

The American Board of Dermatology and The American Board of Pathology

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology

American Society of Dermatopathology

Texas Dermatological Society

Austin Dermatological Society

Travis County Medical Society

Women’s Dermatologic Society

 

 

Research & Publications

Dr. Vickers has performed research in such topics facial blanching after cosmetic botulinum toxin injection, exczema herpeticum and how to spot it, scombrotoxicity, the imbalanced expression of matrix metalloproteinases in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, transitional cell neoplasm of the nasolacrimal duct associated with humanpapilloma virus type 11, to name a few. She has published in various dermatology and pathology journals including The Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dermatology Online Journal, Journal of the American Dental Association, and The New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Articles
  • Blanter M, Vickers J, Russo M, Safai B. Eczema Herpeticum: Would you know it if you saw it? Pediatric Emergency Care. 2015; 31(8): 586-8.
  • Howard JC, Russell KJ, Vickers JL, Weiss E. Acantholysis: worth a second look? Dermatologic Surgery. 2014; 40(11): 1268-1270.
  • Vickers J, Safai B. Scombrotoxicity. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013; 368(23):e31
  • Kelly B, Scroggins Markle L, Vickers J, Petitt M, Raimer S, McNeese C. The imbalanced expression of matrix metalloproteinases in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2010; 63(3): 483-489.
  • Vickers J, Uchida T, Wagner R. Television depictions about dermatology and skin diseases in Seinfeld.  Dermatology Online Journal. 2010; 16(12).
  • Vickers J, Matherne R, Alison A, Wilkerson M, Tyring S, Barlett B, Rady P, Kelly B. Transitional cell neoplasm of the nasolacrimal duct associated with humanpapilloma virus type 11. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 2010; 37(7): 793 – 796.
  • Vickers JL, Matherne RJ, Mainous EG, Kelly BC. Acute localized exanthematous pustulosis: a cutaneous drug reaction in a dental setting. Journal of the American Dental Association. 2008; 139(9): 1200-1203.

 

Presentations
  • Kudlak N, Thelin L, Vickers J. (October 2016) A persistent large eschar on the nose. Poster presented at: Texas Dermatological Society Annual Fall Meeting, Austin, TX.
  • Thelin, L. Willenbrink T, Green R, Connor G, Vickers J, Diaz, L. (2016 October). The man with the giant hand: A rare case of macrodystrophia lipomatosa. Poster presented at: Texas Dermatological Society Annual Fall Meeting, Austin, TX.
  • Warren D, Woody M, Vickers J. (2014 October). Facial blanching after cosmetic botulinum injection case series. Poster presented at: Texas Dermatological Society Annual Fall Meeting, Austin, TX.
  • Vickers J, Amin B, Jacobson M. (2013 October). Chromoblastomycosis and Melanoma; a confusing clinical combination? Poster presented at: American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
  • Vickers J, Safai B. (2010 June). Acquired Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis: An unusual rash in an HIV patient. Presented at the New York Academy of Medicine Dermatology Residents Night; New York NY.
  • Vickers J, Uchida T, Wagner R. (2009 March). Pimple Popper, MD: Why Seinfeld is Consequential to Dermatology. Poster presented at: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.
  • Brantley J, Vickers J, Kelly E. (2008 November). The use of Fractional Photothermolysis in the treatment of burn scars. Poster presented at: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL.
  • Matherne R, Vickers J, Alison A, Wilkerson M, Tyring S, Bartlett B, Rady P, Kelly B. (2008 October). Transitional cell neoplasm of the nasolacrimal duct associated with humanpapilloma virus type 11. Poster presented at: American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.
  • Matherne R, Vickers J, Raimer S, Kelly B. (2008 October). Spindle cells in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis do not differentiate into myofibroblasts. Poster presented at: American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.