Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Jessica E Liggett, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist with Southwest Michigan Dermatology in Portage, Michigan. graduated at the top of her class at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her dermatology residency training was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, where she received the C.S. Livingood Dermatology Award as the highest-ranked resident in her graduating class. After residency, Dr. Liggett became a faculty member at Henry Ford Hospital where she practiced general and inpatient dermatology and served as a clinical lecturer and supervising staff for residents in training. She then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver, where she was trained in advanced immunohistochemical analysis of skin biopsies, including direct immunofluorescence techniques. Dr. Liggett practices dermatopathology and general dermatology including the treatment of psoriasis, the cutaneous manifestations of connective tissue disorders, autoimmune bullous diseases, acne, skin cancer, warts, and cosmetic dermatology.
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2012, Dermatopathology Fellowship, University of Colorado
- Residency 2010, Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital
- Transitional Internship 2007, Oakwood Hospital
- MD 2006, Wayne State University School of Medicine
- BS 2001, Kinesiology-Movement Science, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
- Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
- Skin Diseases, Eczematous
- Psoriasis and Phototherapy
- Propionibacterium acnes
- Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers
- Melanoma Surgery
- Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology
- Autoimmune Diseases
Liggett J., Ozog D. Renal transplant patient with vegetative plaque on the cheek Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2010;63(1):177-179.
Trick G.L., Liggett J., Levy J., Adamsons I., Edwards P., Desai U., Tofts P.S., Berkowitz B.A. Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI in patients with diabetic macular edema: Initial results Experimental Eye Research. 2005;81(1):97-102.
Berkowitz B., Luan H., Gupta R., Pacheco D., Seidner A., Roberts R., Liggett J., Knoerzer D., Connor J., Du Y., Kern T., Ito Y. Regulation of the Early Subnormal Retinal Oxygenation Response in Experimental Diabetes by Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Diabetes. 2004;53(1):173-178.
Luan H., Leitges M., Gupta R., Pacheco D., Seidner A., Liggett J., Ito Y., Kowluru R., Berkowitz B. Effect of PKCβ on retinal oxygenation response in experimental diabetes Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2004;45(3):937-942.