Dr. Shivani V. Tripathi joined the Department of Medicine an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Washington University in St. Louis in September, 2019. Dr. Tripathi was born in Chicago, Illinois, and completed a dual major in Neurobiology and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. She completed medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and during her training also served as the Board Chair of the Uninsured Free Clinic. She completed her dermatology residency training at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Tripathi is passionate about patient care and believes in an evidence-based approach as well as a holistic approach to all dermatologic concerns. Her clinical interests and expertise are diverse from complex medical dermatology to inflammatory skin conditions to cosmetic and procedural dermatology to skin cancer prevention and surgical treatment. Dr. Tripathi has extensive clinical research experience completing dermatology clinical research fellowships at the University of California-San Francisco and Washington University in St. Louis. During her dermatology research fellowships, she ran dermatology trials studying a variety of dermatologic disorders including HIV related Kaposi Sarcoma, hidradenitis suppurativa, pyoderma gangrenosum, cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, melanoma, high-risk skin cancers in the setting of immunosuppression/ organ transplant. During her training, she further developed a clinical research interest in dermatologic disease and skin cancer in the setting of immunosuppression/ organ transplant. She will have a weekly specialty clinic dedicated to caring for dermatologic disease and skin cancer in the setting of organ transplant. Dr. Tripathi has numerous dermatologic publications including book chapters and journal articles and has presented at national meetings, winning awards at the American Academy of Dermatology, Society of Investigative Dermatology, Cosmetic Surgery Forum, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She is part of the American Academy of Dermatology, Society of Investigative Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology Association. She divides her time between seeing patients in dermatology clinic, teaching residents and medical students, and clinical research.