Dr. Craft attended Brown University as an undergraduate and then attended UCLA for medical school and graduate school. His PhD research was performed in the lab
of Charles Sawyers and was focused on the molecular biology of prostate cancer progression. He completed his dermatology residency at UCLA in the STAR program. There, he also completed his post-doctoral research in the laboratory of Jeffery F. Miller in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA working on vaccines to treat melanoma and prevent the tropical parasite Leishmania.
During medical school, Dr. Craft developed an interest in tropical medicine and parasitology. He completed an externship at FIOCRUZ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2005, he completed the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
His clinical interests include melanoma, tropical dermatology, and the development of visual medicine diagnostic and training tools for clinicians. He is currently the principal investigator for several clinical trials for patients with melanoma. Dr. Craft is a volunteer dermatologist at the Venice Free Family Clinic …