Health and Wellness Platform Physician Lead and Associate Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
James A. Yiannias, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist and consultant in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona. He is also an associate professor of dermatology in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
Dr. Yiannias is a general dermatologist with specialty and published research expertise in allergic contact dermatitis and oral diseases. In addition to his clinical duties, he serves as the associate medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation and the medical director of Connected Care for Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Dr. Yiannias was born in Houston, Texas, and attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1988 and completed his dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota. He was appointed to the staff of Mayo Clinic in 1992.
Dr. Yiannias served as the Dermatology Residency program director from 1999 to 2005 and was chair of the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona from 2007 until 2013.
He has received the Gold Triangle Award, which is the American Academy of Dermatology’s highest honor, and the American Contact Dermatitis Society Presidential Citation for his creation of the skin allergy management program called CARD, the Contact Allergen Replacement Database.