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Sharon R. Hymes, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Office Address

For NEW PATIENTS @ MDACC
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: Pls call 713-792-3245
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
Unit Number: 1452
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-745-1113
Fax: 713-745-3597

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1976 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, MD, Internal Medicine
1973 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, BS, Neurobiology

Postgraduate Training

1/1982-1/1983 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Dermatopathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1/1980-1/1982 Postdoctoral Residency, Dermatology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1/1979-1/1980 Postdoctoral Residency, Dermatology, The University of Washington Hospital, Seattle, WA
1/1976-1/1979 Postdoctoral Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, 2001-2006
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas-Houston Medical School Clinic / Attending Dermatologist & Coordinator of Dermatology, Sugar Land, TX, 1996-2001
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Sugar Land, TX, 1993-2001
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, 1988-1993
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1988-1992
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of South Florida Medical School, The Attending Dermatologist and Coordinator of the Pigmented Lesion Clinic at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, 1985-1988
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of South Florida Medical School, Tampa, FL, 1985-1988
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1985-1988
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, Tampa General Hospital & H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Hospital / Attending Dermatologist & Coordinator of Dermatology Consultations, Tampa, FL, 1985-1988
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, The University of Texas - Houston Medical School, Houston, TX, 1983-1985
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1982-1983

Institutional Committee Activities

Senator, Faculty Senate, 1/2002-12/2011

Honors and Awards

2011-2012 BEST DOCTORS, US News and World Reports
2011 Texas Super Doctors, Texas Monthly Magazine

Professional Memberships

Texas Dermatological Society
Vice President, 5/2010-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Hymes SR, Alousi AM, Cowen EW. Graft-versus-Host Disease Part I: Pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of graft-versus-host disease. J Am Acad Dermatol 66(4):515.e1-18; quiz 533-4, 4/2012. PMID: 22421123.
2. Small W, Winter K, Levenback C, Iyer R, Hymes SR, Jhingran A, Gaffney D, Erickson B, Greven K. Extended-Field Irradiation and Intracavitary Brachytherapy Combined With Cisplatin and Amifostine for Cervical Cancer With Positive Para-Aortic or High Common Iliac Lymph Nodes: Results of Arm II of RTOG 0116. Int J Gynecol Cancer 7(IGC-D-11-00005R1):1266-75, 10/2011. PMID: 21892091.
3. Diamantis ML, Richmond HM, Rady PL, Tyring SK, Cutlan JE, Torres-Cabala C, Hymes SR. Detection of Human Papillomavirus in Multiple Eccrine Poromas in a Patient with Chronic Graft-Versus Host Disease and Immunosuppression. Arch Dermatol 147(1):120-2, 1/2011. PMID: 21242407.
4. Geddes ER, Polder K, Cutlan JE, Torres-Cabala CA, Hymes SR. Ulcerated Plaque under a Ruby Ring in an Immunosuppressed Patient. Dermatol Online J 16(8):4, 2010. e-Pub 8/15/2010. PMID: 20804681.
5. T.Paravar, S.Hymes. Longitudinal melanonychia induced by capecitabine. Dermatology Online Journal 15:(16(8)), 2009.
6. Fox MC, Carter S, Khouri IF, Giralt SA, Prieto VG, Nash JW, Hymes SR. Adult Henoch-schönlein purpura in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome and a history of follicular lymphoma. Cutis 81(2):131-7, 2/2008. PMID: 18441766.
7. Kunishige JH, Hymes SR, Madkan V, Wyatt AJ, Uptmore D, Lazar AJ, Giralt S, Rady P, Tyring S. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis in the setting of graft-versus-host disease. J Am Acad Dermatol 57(5 Suppl):S78-80, 11/2007. PMID: 17938030.
8. Chrastil B, Fornage B. Hymes S:. A Black Plaque on the Toe of a White Male. Int J Dermatol 47(9):977-8, 2007. PMID: 18937671.
9. Mays SR, Kunishige JH, Truong E, Kontoyiannis DP, Hymes SR. Approach to the Morbilliform Eruption in the Hematopoietic Transplant Patient. Semin Cutan Med Surg 26(3):155-62, 2007. PMID: 18070682.
10. Couriel D, Carpenter PA, Cutler C, Bolaños-Meade J, Treister NS, Gea-Banacloche J, Shaughnessy P, Hymes S, Kim S, Wayne AS, Chien JW, Neumann J, Mitchell S, Syrjala K, Moravec CK, Abramovitz L, Liebermann J, Berger A, Gerber L, Schubert M, Filipovich AH, Weisdorf D, Schubert MM, Shulman H, Schultz K, Mittelman B, Pavletic S, Vogelsang GB, Martin PJ, Lee SJ, Flowers ME. Ancillary therapy and supportive care of chronic graft-versus-host disease: national institutes of health consensus development project on criteria for clinical trials in chronic Graft-versus-host disease: V. Ancillary Therapy and Supportive Care Working Group Report. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12(4):375-96, 4/2006. PMID: 16545722.
11. Shulman HM, Kleiner D, Lee SJ, Morton T, Pavletic SZ, Farmer E, Moresi JM, Greenson J, Janin A, Martin PJ, McDonald G, Flowers ME, Turner M, Atkinson J, Lefkowitch J, Washington MK, Prieto VG, Kim SK, Argenyi Z, Diwan AH, Rashid A, Hiatt K, Couriel D, Schultz K, Hymes S, Vogelsang GB. Histopathologic diagnosis of chronic graft-versus-host disease: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: II. Pathology Working Group Report. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12(1):31-47, 1/2006. PMID: 16399567.
12. Hymes SR, Strom EA, Fife C. Radiation dermatitis: clinical presentation, pathophysiology, and treatment 2006. J Am Acad Dermatol 54(1):28-46, 1/2006. PMID: 16384753.
13. Yee KW, Hymes SR, Heller L, Prieto VG, Welch MA, Giles FJ:. Cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome after therapy with the rapamycin analogue everolimus: case report and review of the literature. Leuk Lymphoma 47(5):926-9, 2006. PMID: 16753882.
14. Hymes SR, Turner ML, Champlin RE, Couriel DR:. Cutaneous Manifestations of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 12(11):1101-13, 2006. PMID: 17085303.
15. Couriel DR, Hosing C, Saliba R, Shpall EJ, Anderlini P, Rhodes B, Smith V, Khouri I, Giralt S, de Lima M, Hsu Y, Ghosh S, Neumann J, Andersson B, Qazibash M, Hymes S, Kim S, Champlin R. Donato M:. Extracorporeal photochemotherapy for the treatment of steroid resistant chronic GVHD. Blood 7(8):3074-80, 2006. e-Pub 12/2005. PMID: 16368882.
16. Jih MH, Friedman PM, Kimyai-Asadi A, Friedman ES, Hymes SR, Goldberg LH. Lupus Miliaris Disseminatus Faciei: treatment with the 1450-nm diode laser. Arch Dermatol 141(2):143-145, 2005.

Abstracts

1. M Diamantis, H Richmond, P Rady, S Tyring, J Cutlan, MD, C Torres-Cabaala, S Hymes. Detection of Human Papillomavirus in Multiple Eccrine Poromas in a Patient with chronic graft-vs-host disease and immunosuppression. Arch Dermatology, 5/2010.
2. Paravar T, Hymes SR. Annular plaques: An unusual manifestation of graft-versus-host disease, 3/2010.
3. Cowen E, Hymes SR. Cutaneous Chronic GvHD. Principles and Practice of Interdisciplinary Management, 2008.
4. Berthelot C, Hymes SR. Multiple Endocrine Syndrome Type 2B Associated with Keloids. The Internet Journal of Dermatology, 2008.
5. Small Jr, W., Winter, K., Levenback, C., Iyer, R., Hymes, S., Jhingran, A., Gaffney, D., Erickson, B. and Greven, K. Extended Field Irradiation and Intracavitary Brachytherapy Combined with Cisplatin Chemotherapy for Cervical Cancer with Positive Para-aortic or High Common Iliac Lymph Nodes: Results of Arm 2 of RTOG 0116. RTOG ASTRO Presentation 2007 / Oct 28- Nov 1, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA, 2/2007.
6. Hymes SR, Couriel D. Chronic GvHD. Presented at the International Society of Dermatology, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2007.
7. Wang Q, Lazar A, Diwan AF, Ivan D, Hymes S, Prieto V. Graft Versus Host Disease Mimicking Erythema Dyschromicum perstans (Ashy Dermatosis). Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, 2007.
8. Silapunt S, Hymes SR. Lichenoid dermatitis from IFN. Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Dermatology Association, 2007.
9. Hymes SR, Couriel DR. Ancillary and Supportive Care of Chronic Cutaneous Graft versus Host Disease. NIH Consensus Development Project, 2006.
10. Hymes SR, Couriel DL. Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease. Dermatologic Changes of Autoimmunity. Skin, Rheumatism and Autoimmunity Meeting. Abano Terme, Italy, 2006.
11. Herne K, Hymes SR, Gershenwald JT. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer. The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook:112-120, 2006.
12. Santarpia L, El-Naggar A, Hymes SR, Sherman SI, Sayegh GG, Sarlis NJ. Skin metastasis as the only de novo clinical presentation of wifely metastatic sporadic medullary thyroid carcimoma (MtC), 2006.

Book Chapters

1. Hymes SR, Drucker C. Screening,Surveillance and Prevention of Skin Cancer. In: Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head & Neck. Plural Publishing: San Diego, California, 41-56, 2011.
2. Hymes SR, Couriel DR. Graft-versus-Host Disease. In: Internal Medicine Care of Cancer Patients. BC Decker Inc. Connecticut, 2009.
3. Hymes SR, Strom EA. Radiation Dermatitis. In: Internal Medicine Care of Cancer Patients. BC Decker Inc.,: Connecticut, 2009.
4. Pross S, Hymes S. Fungal Infections. In: Infectious Disease for Medical Students. McGraw Hill Publications: New York, 135-153, 2006.
5. Hymes SR, Jordon RE. Chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus. In: Med Clin North Am. W. B. Saunders Co. Publications: Philadelphia, 1055-71, 1989. ISBN: 2671532.

Last updated: 1/8/2013