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Nkanyezi N. Ferguson, MD, FAAD

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Clinical Director, Dermatology
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Contact Information

Primary Office
40039 PFP
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-0556

Education

BS, Biochemistry, University of Missouri
MD, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics
Resident, Dermatology, University of Iowa College of Medicine
Fellow, Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Trained
Board Certified - American Board of Dermatology
State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Research Summary

Dr. Ferguson’s interests include both general dermatology and Mohs micrographic surgery. Her clinical focus is in ethnic skin care with an emphasis in providing individualized and culturally sensitive care for persons of color. Her surgical focus is in cutaneous oncology and surgical reconstruction. She enjoys medical education and is involved in local and international medical community outreach.

Publications

Chitgopeker, P., Goettsche, L., Landherr, M. J., Ye, A., Johnson-Jahangir, H., Ferguson, N. & VanBeek, M. (2019). 1550-nm Nonablative Fractional Laser Versus 10,600-nm Ablative Fractional Laser in the Treatment of Surgical and Traumatic Scars: A Comparison Study on Efficacy and Treatment Regimen. Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. PMID: 31567609.

Crow, L. D., Jambusaria-Pahlajani, A., Chung, C. L., Baran, D. A., Lowenstein, S. E., Abdelmalek, M., Ahmed, R. L., Anadkat, M. J., Arcasoy, S. M., Berg, D., Bibee, K. P., Billingsley, E., Black, W. H., Blalock, T. W., Bleicher, M., Brennan, D. C., Brodland, D. G., Brown, M. R., Carroll, B. T., Carucci, J. A., Chang, T. W., Chaux, G., Cusack, C. A., Dilling, D. F., Doyle, A., Emtiazjoo, A. M., Ferguson, N. H., Fosko, S. W., Fox, M. C., Goral, S., Gray, A. L., Griffin, J. R., Hachem, R. R., Hall, S. A., Hanlon, A. M., Hayes, Jr, D., Hickey, G. W., Holtz, J., Hopkins, R. S., Hu, J., Huang, C. C., Brian Jiang, S. I., Kapnadak, S. G., Kraus, E. S., Lease, E. D., Leca, N., Lee, J. C., Leitenberger, J. J., Lim, M. A., Longo, M. I., Malik, S. M., Mallea, J. M., Menter, A., Myers, S. A., Neuburg, M., Nijhawan, R. I., Norman, D. J., Otley, C. C., Paek, S. Y., Parulekar, A. D., Patel, M. J., Patel, V. A., Patton, T. J., Pugliano-Mauro, M., Ranganna, K., Ravichandran, A. K., Redenius, R., Roll, G. R., Samie, F. H., Shin, T., Singer, J. P., Singh, P., Soon, S. L., Soriano, T., Squires, R., Stasko, T., Stein, J. A., Taler, S. J., Terrault, N. A., Thomas, C. P., Tokman, S., Tomic, R., Twigg, A. R., Wigger, M. A., Zeitouni, N. C. & Arron, S. T. (2019). Initial skin cancer screening for solid organ transplant recipients in the United States: Delphi method development of expert consensus guidelines. Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation. PMID: 31502728.

Rorex, J. N., Johnson-Jahangir, H. & Ferguson, N. (2019). Transient chemotherapy-induced alopecia after intralesional 5-fluorouracil treatment of keloids. JAAD case reports, 5(9), 787-788. PMID: 31516998.

Weig, E. A., Roth, G. M., Wanat, K. A. & Ferguson, N. N. (2019). Treatment of oral mucosal neuromas with carbon dioxide laser. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 81(2), e33-e34. PMID: 30266556.

Richey, P. M., Ferguson, N. N. & Stone, M. S. (2019). Verrucous cyst: Possible precursor of proliferating epidermoid cyst. Journal of cutaneous pathology, 46(6), 457-459. PMID: 30773716.

Weig, E. A., Tull, R., Chung, J., Brown-Joel, Z. O., Majee, R. & Ferguson, N. N. (2019). Assessing factors affecting sunscreen use and barriers to compliance: a cross-sectional survey-based study. The Journal of dermatological treatment, 1-3. PMID: 30889998.

Weig, E. A., Roth, G. M. & Ferguson, N. N. (2019). Subepidermal calcified nodule on the periungual finger successfully treated with ablative carbon dioxide laser. Pediatric dermatology, 36(2), 262-264. PMID: 30656724.

Hannah, C. E., Weig, E. A., Collier, S., Stone, M. S., Juma, O., Mcharo, J. J., Ferguson, N. N. & Wanat, K. A. (2019). Verrucous carcinoma: An unexpected finding arising from a burn scar. JAAD case reports, 5(3), 225-227. PMID: 30809566.

Chitgopeker, P., Sidey, K., Aronson, A., Hammel, J., Noe, M. H., Auh, S., Lehrer, M., Hopp, S., Johnson-Jahangir, H., VanBeek, M. & Ferguson, N. (2019). Factors Associated With Patient-Initiated Communication After Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], 45(2), 234-243. PMID: 30640776.

Roth, G. M., Ferguson, N. & Wanat, K. A. (2018). Segmental epidermal nevus and mucosal neuromas associated with PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum disorder. JAAD case reports, 4(10), 1080-1082. PMID: 30511004.

Holahan, H. M., Farah, R. S., Fitz, S., Mott, S. L., Ferguson, N. N., McKillip, J., Link, B. & Liu, V. (2018). Health-related quality of life in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma?. International journal of dermatology, 57(11), 1314-1319. PMID: 30074622.

Pritchett, E. N., Pandya, A. G., Ferguson, N. N., Hu, S., Ortega-Loayza, A. G. & Lim, H. W. (2018). Diversity in Dermatology: Roadmap for Improvement. JAAD. PMID: 29653209.

Ferguson, N. N. (2018). Histoplasmosis. In M. Rosenbach , R. Micheletti , K. Wanat , L. A. Taylor (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology. (1st edition) Springer International Publishing AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Woolery-Lloyd, H., Ferguson, N. (2018). Lasers in Skin Color. In K. Nouri (Eds.) Laser in Dermatology and Medicine. (2nd), pp. 437-448. Cham: Springer. DOI: dok.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76118-3_26.

Ferguson, N. N. (2018). Bleomycin-Induced Flagellate Erythema. In M. Rosenbach , R. Micheletti , K. Wanat , L. A. Taylor (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology. (1st edition) Springer International Publishing AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Ferguson, N. N. (2018). Coxsackie Virus: Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease. In M. Rosenbach , R. Micheletti , K. Wanat , L. A. Taylor (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology. (1st edition) Springer International Publishing AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Ferguson, N. N. (2018). Kaposi Sarcoma. In M. Rosenbach , R. Micheletti , K. Wanat , L. A. Taylor (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology. (1st edition) Springer International Publishing AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Ferguson, N. N. (2018). Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. In M. Rosenbach , R. Micheletti , K. Wanat , L. A. Taylor (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology. (1st edition) Springer International Publishing AG. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Ferguson, N. (2018). Edema Blisters. In M. Rosenbach , K. A. Wanat , R. G. Micheletti (Eds.) Inpatient Dermatology 1st edition. (1st), pp. 399-401. Cham: Springer. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18449-4.

Matsumoto, E., Miller, S. L., Dika, M. N., Ferguson, N. N., Holte, A. J. & Carlson, J. R. (2017). A farmer’s thumb lesion after a sheep bite: identifying the zoonosis. Consultant, 57(10), 609.

Stanghelle, B. R., Junqueira, A., Ferguson, N. N., Madison, K. C., Swick, B. L. & Farah, R. S. (2017). Perifollicular papules on the trunk. Cutis, 99(5), E22-E24. PMID: 28632805.

Hammel, J. A., Roth, G. M., Ferguson, N. & Fairley, J. A. (2017). Lower extremity ecchymotic nodules in a patient being treated with ibrutinib for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. JAAD case reports, 3(3), 178-179. PMID: 28459097.

Holahan, H. M., Farah, R. S., Ferguson, N. N., Paller, A. S. & Legler, A. A. (2016). Treatment of symptomatic epidermolysis bullosa simplex with botulinum toxin in a pediatric patient. JAAD Case Rep, 14(2(3)), 259-60. PMID: 27486588.

Ferguson, N. N., Thomas, C. P., Hohl, R. J., Syrbu, S. I., Stone, M. S. & Wanat, K. A. (2015). Primary Cutaneous Polymorphic EBV-Associated Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder After a Renal Transplant and Review of the Literature. The American Journal of dermatopathology, 37(10), 790-4. PMID: 25747810.

Holahan, H. M., Ferguson, N. N., Farah, R. S. & Liu, V. (2015). Methotrexate ultraviolet reactivation reaction in the setting of voriconazole-induced phototoxicity. Int J dermatol. PMID: 26267431.

Ferguson, N. N., Asarch, A., Tschetter, A. J. & Stone, M. (2014). Periosteal ganglia presenting as subcutaneous nodules on the tibia. JAMA dermatology, 150(6), 663-4. PMID: 24553669.

Ferguson, N. N., Wendel, A., Farah, R., Liu, V. & Swick, B. L. (2013). Post surgical erosive papulonodular dermatosis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 69(4), e188-9. PMID: 24034394.

Farah, R. S., Ferguson, N. N. & Swick, B. L. (2013). Lichen planopilaris. Cutis, 92(1), 11, 17-8. PMID: 23961528.

Ferguson, N. N., Asarch, A., VanBeek, M. & Swick, B. L. (2013). Acute mucocutaneous methotrexate toxicity associated with interface dermatitis and numerous eosinophils. The American Journal of dermatopathology, 35(4), e63-6. PMID: 23221488.

Ngwenyama, N. E., Anderson, J., Hoernschemeyer, D. G. & Tobias, J. D. (2008). Effects of dexmedetomidine on propofol and remifentanil infusion rates during total intravenous anesthesia for spine surgery in adolescents. Paediatr Anaesth, 18(12), 1190-5. PMID: 19076573.