Dr. Milliken has achieved board certification in both dermatology and internal medicine, giving him a holistic view of the skin and how it interfaces with the rest of the body. He enjoys treating a wide array of dermatologic diseases and aesthetic concerns and has extensive training in hair and scalp diseases, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Dr. Milliken has always been interested in understanding how things work and how to utilize technology in innovative ways to solve problems. This propensity led him to pursue an engineering degree from Virginia Tech, where he graduated summa cum laude. He subsequently completed medical school at the University of Virginia and went on to complete a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University to fortify his skills in clinical research. During his nine years with the University of Utah he completed residencies in internal medicine and dermatology in addition to a clinical research fellowship in psoriasis for which he was awarded a National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Dermatology Fellowship grant. After training, he stayed on as faculty with the University of Utah department of dermatology.
While with the University of Utah department of dermatology, Dr. Milliken participated in over 35 industry sponsored and investigator-initiated clinical trials across a wide variety of diseases. He played a prominent role in helping to design and implement a multitude of investigator-initiated studies, including evaluation of new technologies and new applications of existing technologies. He started a clinical center of excellence in hair and scalp disease and extensively studied both medical and surgical approaches to hair loss and hair disease, including an apprenticeship in hair restoration surgery. Dr. Milliken has presented at local, national and international meetings. In addition, he has published several articles in scientific journals. He has a continued interest in clinical research and enjoys teaching medical students and residents. Dr. Milliken is active in the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.
Dr. Milliken grew up in the Washington DC suburbs of northern Virginia, but has lived in many areas of the country before settling in Texas. He has been blessed with an amazing wife and three incredible children with whom he is thrilled to share his life.