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Jessica M. Donigan
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Jessica M. Donigan, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Research North

Center for HOPE
Salt Lake City
801-213-6251

Midvalley Health Center

Murray
801-581-2955

South Jordan Health Center

Dermatology
South Jordan
801-213-4500
  • Jessica M. Donigan, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Donigan specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery (a microscopic technique that allows skin cancers to be removed with very narrow margins with the highest cure rate), reconstruction following skin cancer surgery, and dermatologic surgery for benign conditions such as cysts and lipomas. In addition to dermatologic surgery, Dr. Donigan's clinical interests include the care of high-risk skin cancer patients.

    Her research interests include pain management following dermatologic procedures, and cutaneous malignancies including melanoma and keratinocyte carcinomas (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma). She completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology and is board certified in Dermatology, and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    American Board of Dermatology (Sub: Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery)

    Patient Rating

    5.0 /5
    ( out of 457 reviews )

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    April 28, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Great care. Best practices all the way!

    April 25, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Excellent care- thank you so much!

    April 20, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Donigan is professional, kind and engaging. She answered all my questions and explained things in a clear and understandable way.

    April 18, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Professional through and through yet super courteous and relatable. Quick work on my melanoma, felt zero pain. She followed through with promised check back to let me know test results. Quality through and through

    April 17, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Excellent doctor. Friendly, helpful and very competent.

    April 13, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    A true professional with a heart.

    April 13, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Donigan is wonderful. She is at the top of her game and provides excellent care.

    April 13, 2024
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Jessica M Donigan, MD did an amazing job on my Mohs surgery. I can hardly see the scar that is left because she did everything so perfect. Dr. Donigan was very professional, kind, and was very nice about explaining everything to me. I am so glad she was able to perform this surgery on me.

    April 13, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Doctor Donogan is a very competent and caring person. The doctor puts you at ease and makes you feel good for being there and that you matter.

  • Jessica M. Donigan, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Donigan specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery (a microscopic technique that allows skin cancers to be removed with very narrow margins with the highest cure rate), reconstruction following skin cancer surgery, and dermatologic surgery for benign conditions such as cysts and lipomas. In addition to dermatologic surgery, Dr. Donigan's clinical interests include the care of high-risk skin cancer patients.

    Her research interests include pain management following dermatologic procedures, and cutaneous malignancies including melanoma and keratinocyte carcinomas (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma). She completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology and is board certified in Dermatology, and Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Dermatology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    American Board of Dermatology (Sub: Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery)

    Education history

    Fellowship Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Fellow
    Dermatology - University of Utah School of Medicine Chief Resident
    Residency Dermatology - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    National Psoriasis Foundation Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Fellow
    Internship Preliminary Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Intern
    Medicine - University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Major: Environmental Science; Minors: Biology, Chemistry - University of Redlands B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Walker A, Vitale PA, Donigan JM (2022). Treatment of a Cutaneous Solitary Fibrous Tumor With Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg, 48(4), 465-66. (Read full article)
    2. Donigan JM, Taylor O, Greif C, Srivastava D, Nijhawan RI (2021). Inferiorly Based Rotation Flaps for Infraorbital Cheek Defects. Dermatol Surg, 48(1), 61-66. (Read full article)
    3. Schmults CD, Blitzblau R, Aasi SZ, Alam M, Andersen JS, Baumann BC, Bordeaux J, Chen PL, Chin R, Contreras CM, DiMaio D, Donigan JM, Farma JM, Ghosh K, Grekin RC, Harms K, Ho AL, Holder A, Lukens JN, Medina T, Nehal KS, Nghiem P, Park S, Patel T, Puzanov I, Scott J, Sekulic A, Shaha AR, Srivastava D, Stebbins W, Thomas V, Xu YG, McCullough B, Dwyer MA, Nguyen MQ (2021). NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Squamous Cell Skin Cancer, Version 1.2022. J Natl Compr Canc Netw, 19(12), 1382-1394. (Read full article)
    4. Jimenez AR, Florell SR, Donigan JM (2021). Encountering Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol in Dimethyl Sulfoxide Embolization Material During Electrodesiccation and Curettage. Dermatol Surg, 47(10), 1405-1406. (Read full article)
    5. Donigan JM (2021). Commentary on Benzodiazepine Utilization in Medicare Beneficiaries by Mohs Surgeons and Dermatologists From 2013 to 2017. Dermatol Surg, 47(6), 834-835. (Read full article)
    6. Donigan JM, Srivastava D, Maher I, Abdelmalek M, Bar AA, Blalock TW, Bordeaux JS, Brodland DG, Carroll BT, Council ML, Duffy K, Fathi R, Golda N, Johnson-Jahangir H, Konda S, Leitenberger JJ, Moye M, Nelson JL, Patel VA, Shaffer JJ, Soltani-Arabshahi R, Tristani-Firouzi P, Tschetter AJ, Nijhawan RI (2020). Opioid Prescribing Recommendations After Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Reconstruction: A Delphi Consensus. Dermatol Surg, 47(2), 167-169. (Read full article)
    7. Donigan JM, Franco AI, Stoddard GJ, Hedderman A, Tristani-Firouzi P, Bowen GM, Millican EA, Duffy KL (2018). Opioid Prescribing Patterns After Micrographic Surgery: A Follow-up Retrospective Chart Review. Dermatol Surg, 45(4), 508-513. (Read full article)
    8. Donigan JM, Millican EA (2018). Cosmetic and Functional Outcomes of Second Intention Healing for Mohs Defects of the Lips. Dermatol Surg, 45(1), 26-35. (Read full article)
    9. Donigan JM, Hyde MA, Goldgar DE, Hadley ML, Bowling M, Bowen GM (2018). Rate of Recurrence of Lentigo Maligna Treated With Off-Label Neoadjuvant Topical Imiquimod, 5%, Cream Prior to Conservatively Staged Excision. JAMA Dermatol, 154(8), 885-889. (Read full article)
    10. Donigan JM, Collins ZN, Wada DA (2017). Eruption of Yellow-Brown and Red-Brown Papules in a Young Adult With Polydipsia and Polyuria. JAMA Dermatol, 153(8), 813-814. (Read full article)
    11. Wynn DP, Donigan JM, Tkach A (2017). Clinical Reasoning: A 74-year-old woman with bilateral foot pain and a palmar rash. Neurology, 88(6), e44-e50. (Read full article)
    12. Donigan JM, De Luca J, Lum C (2016). Cyclin D1 and p16 Expression in Blue Nevi and Malignant Melanoma. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol, 25(2), 91-94. (Read full article)
    13. Donigan JM (2017). Psoriasis & atopic dermatitis: Two diseases or one spectrum? 13(2), 10-4.
    14. Donigan JM (2017). IPC symposium explores individualizing treatments in psoriasis. 13(2), 15-7.
    15. Donigan JM (2015). FOCUS ON PSORIASIS: A REPORT FROM THE 73RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGYPsoriasis-related topics included targeted therapies, safety of biologies, comorbidities. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol, 8(7 Suppl 3), 8-16. (Read full article)
    16. Donigan JM, Hawkes JE, Petersen MJ (2014). An unusual follicular eruption in a young adult with new-onset type I diabetes mellitus. JAMA Dermatol, 150(8), 891-2. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Donigan JM, Jones B, Frigerio A, Duffy K (2018). Advanced techniques and special stains in Mohs micrographic surgery. In Kantor J (Ed.), Dermatologic Surgery (pp. 414-31). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
    2. Donigan JM, Kimball AB (2017). Chapter 17: Psychiatric comorbidities. In Menter A, Ryan C (Eds.), Psoriasis (2nd Edition). London, UK: Manson Publishing Ltd.

    Letter

    1. Donigan JM, Snowden C, Carter JB, Kimball AB (2015). The temporal association between cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and psoriasis: implications for common biologic processes. [Letter to the editor]. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 30(10), e31-e32. (Read full article)
    2. Donigan JM, Pascoe VL, Kimball AB (2015). Psoriasis and herpes simplex virus are highly stigmatizing compared with other common dermatologic conditions: A survey-based study. [Letter to the editor]. J Am Acad Dermatol, 73(3), 525-6. (Read full article)