About David Miller, MD, PhD

David M. Miller, MD, PhD is a board-certified Dermatologist and Internist, as well as a board-eligible Hematologist and Medical Oncologist. 

Dr. Miller graduated with Honors from Boston College where he earned a BA in Political Science.  He received his medical (MD) and PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Massachusetts.  While at UMass, Dr. Miller received the American Diabetes Association Physician-Scientist Training Award for three consecutive years, a Fuller Foundation grant, and he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Honor Society.  He then completed a Dermatology residency at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by a residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.  Following both residencies, Dr. Miller completed fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Dr. Miller belongs to several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, Medical Dermatology Society, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.  He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and he has presented his work at the Society for Investigative Dermatology, New York Academy of Medicine, and the American Academy of Dermatology.  He is also a reviewer for the British Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, JAEDV, and Clinical Cancer Research.

His research is focused on developing novel therapies for advanced skin cancer.  He has received support for his research from the NIH in the form of a loan repayment award, a grant from the American Skin Association and the Paul Carbone, MD fellowship award from ECOG-ACRIN. Dr. Miller's clinical interests include cutaneous oncology with a focus on the detection and treatment of high-risk skin cancers, Merkel cell carcinoma, melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma, general and complex medical dermatology.

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55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Fax: 617-726-7768

Medical Education

  • MD, PhD, UMASS Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

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  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

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    • Eliades P, Abraham B, Ji Z, Miller DM, et al. High MITF Expression is Associated with Super-enhancers and Suppressed by CDK7 Inhibition in Melanoma. Journal Investigative Dermatology. 2018 Feb 2
    • Miller DM, et al. Complete pathologic response of metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma and allograft rejection after treatment with combination immune checkpoint blockade. JAADCase Reports. 2017 Sep 8;3(5):412-415
    • Reddy B, Miller DM, Tsao H. Somatic driver mutations in melanoma. Cancer. 2017 Jun 1;123(S11):2104-2117
    • Eliades P*, Miller DM*, et al. A novel multi-CDK inhibitor P1446A-05 restricts melanoma growth and produces synergistic effects in combination with MAPK pathway inhibitors. Cancer Biol Ther. 2016 Jul 2;17(7):778-784.
    • Miller DM, Flaherty KT, Tsao H. Current status and future directions of molecularly targeted therapies and immunotherapies for melanoma. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 2014 Jun;33(2):60-7
    • Miller DM, Flaherty KT, Tsao H. Molecular Testing in Melanoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology;2014 May;70(5):863-870
    • Miller DM, Flaherty KT. Cyclin-dependent kinases as therapeutic targets in melanoma. Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research; 2014 May;27(3):351-365