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Michael R. Migden, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas School of Health Sciences, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
6655 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: Suite 650
Phone: 713-563-2772
Fax: 713-563-2771

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1997 University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, MD, Medicine
1992 University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, BS, Summa Cum Laude, Biology

Postgraduate Training

2/2005-6/2006 Clinical Fellowship, Dermatology, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
7/2004-6/2005 Clinical Fellowship, Advanced Dermatologic Surgery Education, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
7/2001-12/2004 Research Fellowship, Dermatology, Digital Media Education Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
6/1998-6/2001 Clinical Residency, Dermatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
6/1997-6/1998 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Board Certifications

9/2011 American Board of Dermatology


Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Faculty for Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Ophthalmology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 8/2010-present

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, LDE225 Study Steering Committee, 3/2011-present
Committee Member, Sedation & Procedures Committee, 9/2010-present
Committee Member, Clinical & Research Informatics Committee, 7/2010-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Migden M, Chavez-Frazier A, Nguyen T. The Use of High Definition Video Modules for Delivery of Informed Consent and Wound Care Education in the Mohs Surgery Unit. Semin Cutan Med Surg 27(1):89-93, 3/2008. PMID: 18486030.
2. Migden MR, Dennis WH, Clinch TE. Confirmatory Testing for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Processing Donor Tissue for Penetrating Keratoplasty. American Journal of Ophthalmology 122:439-442, 1996.
3. Migden MR, Elkins BS, Clinch TE. Phototherapeutic Keratectomy for Corneal Scars. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 5:S503-S507, 1996.
4. Migden MR, Kling S, Araneo BA, Perkins SL, Trautman MS. Interleukin -10 Expression in Murine Bone Marrow Macrophages. Clinical Research 41:1:19A, 1993.


1. Sekulic A, Migden M, Oro A, Dirix L, Lewis K, Hainsworth J, Yoo S, Arron S, Friedlander P, Marmur E, Rudin C, Change A, Low J, Mueller AB, Yauch R, Reddy J, Hauschild A. A pivotal study evaluating efficacy and safety of the hedgehog pathway inhibitor (HPI) vismodegib (GDC-0449) in patients with locally advanced (la) or metastatic (m) basal cell carcinoma (BCC). 7th European Association of Dermato-Oncology, Nantes, France, 6/2011.

Book Chapters

1. Migden M, Silapunt S. Mohs Micrographic Surgery of the Periorbital Area. In: Smith's Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 3rd edition. Springer Science+Business Media, 2011.

Books (edited and written)

1. Rohrer TE, Cook JL, Nguyen TH, and Mellette RJ. Ed(s) MIgden M. Flaps and Grafts in Dermatologic Surgery DVD's. In: Flaps and Grafts in Dermatologic Surgery. Elsevier, 2007.
2. Alam M, Nguyen TH. Ed(s) Migden M. Treatment of Leg Veins DVD. In: Treatment of Leg Veins. Elsevier, 2006.

Last updated: 7/18/2014