John A. Zic, M.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Dermatology
M.D., Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
Office Address
Vanderbilt Health-100 Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 26300
Nashville, TN 37204
Research Description
Research Keywords
cutaneous T cell lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, photopheresis, lymphomatoid papulosis, primary cutaneous ALCL, dermatopharmacology
Clinical Research Keywords
cutaneous T cell lymphoma, photopheresis, clinical trials, outcomes research, medical education
McGirt LY, Degesys CA, Johnson VE, Zic JA, Zwerner JP, Eischen CM. TOX expression and role in CTCL. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun 6/26/2016; PMID: 27345620, DOI: 10.1111/jdv.13651, ISSN: 1468-3083.

Oluwole OO, Zic JA, Douds JJ, Ann Thompson M, Greer JP. Cutaneous manifestations and management of hematologic neoplasms. Semin. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun; 43(3): 370-83. PMID: 27178691, PII: S0093-7754(16)00046-4, DOI: 10.1053/j.seminoncol.2016.02.021, ISSN: 1532-8708.

Patrawala SA, Broussard KC, Wang L, Zic JA. Tumor stage mycosis fungoides: a single-center study on clinicopathologic features, treatments, and patient outcome. Dermatol. Online J. 2016 May 5/15/2016; 22(5): PMID: 27617516, ISSN: 1087-2108.

Zic JA. Extracorporeal Photopheresis in the Treatment of Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome. Dermatol Clin [print-electronic]. 2015 Oct; 33(4): 765-76. PMID: 26433848, PII: S0733-8635(15)00056-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.det.2015.05.011, ISSN: 1558-0520.

McGirt LY, Jia P, Baerenwald DA, Duszynski RJ, Dahlman KB, Zic JA, Zwerner JP, Hucks D, Dave U, Zhao Z, Eischen CM. Whole-genome sequencing reveals oncogenic mutations in mycosis fungoides. Blood [print-electronic]. 2015 Jul 7/23/2015; 126(4): 508-19. PMID: 26082451, PMCID: PMC4513251, PII: blood-2014-11-611194, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2014-11-611194, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Schmidt AN, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Pedicure-associated Mycobacterium chelonae infection in a hospitalized patient. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2014 Dec; 71(6): e248-50. PMID: 25454047, PII: S0190-9622(14)01804-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.08.012, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Bichakjian CK, Olencki T, Alam M, Andersen JS, Berg D, Bowen GM, Cheney RT, Daniels GA, Glass LF, Grekin RC, Grossman K, Ho AL, Lewis KD, Lydiatt DD, Morrison WH, Nehal KS, Nelson KC, Nghiem P, Perlis CS, Shaha AR, Thorstad WL, Tuli M, Urist MM, Wang TS, Werchniak AE, Wong SL, Zic JA, McMillian N, Hoffman K, Ho M. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, version 1.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Jun; 12(6): 863-8. PMID: 24925197, PII: 12/6/863.

McGirt LY, Adams CM, Baerenwald DA, Zwerner JP, Zic JA, Eischen CM. MiR-223 regulates cell growth and targets proto-oncogenes in mycosis fungoides/cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Invest. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 134(4): 1101-7. PMID: 24304814, PMCID: PMC3961555, PII: S0022-202X(15)36714-2, DOI: 10.1038/jid.2013.461, ISSN: 1523-1747.

Mask-Bull L, Likhari SB, Zic JA, Greer JP. Hemagglutination during photopheresis. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2014 Mar; 70(3): e61-2. PMID: 24528919, PII: S0190-9622(13)01154-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.10.037, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Miller SJ, Alam M, Andersen JS, Berg D, Bichakjian CK, Bowen GM, Cheney RT, Glass LF, Grekin RC, Ho AL, Kessinger A, Liegeois N, Lydiatt DD, Michalski J, Morrison WH, Nehal KS, Nelson KC, Nghiem P, Olencki T, Perlis CS, Shaha AR, Tuli M, Urist MM, Wang LC, Zic JA, . Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Mar; 10(3): 312-8. PMID: 22393193, PII: 10/3/312.

Zic JA. Photopheresis in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: current status. Curr Opin Oncol. 2012 Jan; 24 Suppl 1: S1-10. PMID: 22157241, PII: 00001622-201201001-00001, DOI: 10.1097/01.cco.0000410158.56500.c4, ISSN: 1531-703X.

Schadt CR, Zic JA, Fuchs HA. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis associated with bexarotene. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2011 Oct; 65(4): 883-4. PMID: 21920252, PII: S0190-9622(10)01999-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.10.015, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Talpur R, Demierre MF, Geskin L, Baron E, Pugliese S, Eubank K, Zic JA, Miller DR, Tharp M, Bohjanen K, Duvic M. Multicenter photopheresis intervention trial in early-stage mycosis fungoides. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk [print-electronic]. 2011 Apr; 11(2): 219-27. PMID: 21575927, PII: S2152-2650(11)00004-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.clml.2011.03.003, ISSN: 2152-2669.

Miller SJ, Alam M, Andersen J, Berg D, Bichakjian CK, Bowen G, Cheney RT, Glass LF, Grekin RC, Kessinger A, Lee NY, Liegeois N, Lydiatt DD, Michalski J, Morrison WH, Nehal KS, Nelson KC, Nghiem P, Olencki T, Perlis CS, Rosenberg EW, Shaha AR, Urist MM, Wang LC, Zic JA. Basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 Aug; 8(8): 836-64. PMID: 20870631, PII: 8/8/836.

Zic JA. Controversies in the management of the cutaneous T cell lymphomas. Dermatol Ther. 2009 Sep; 22(5): 407-17. PMID: 19845718, PII: DTH1257, DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8019.2009.01257.x, ISSN: 1529-8019.

Cook-Norris RH, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Meyerson's naevus: a clinical and histopathological study of 11 cases. Australas. J. Dermatol. 2008 Nov; 49(4): 191-5. PMID: 18855779, PII: AJD467, DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-0960.2008.00467.x, ISSN: 1440-0960.

Sepmeyer JA, Greer JP, Koyama T, Zic JA. Open-label pilot study of combination therapy with rosiglitazone and bexarotene in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2007 Apr; 56(4): 584-7. PMID: 17184879, PII: S0190-9622(06)02865-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.10.033, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Boyd AS, Zic JA, Abraham JL. Gadolinium deposition in nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol [print-electronic]. 2007 Jan; 56(1): 27-30. PMID: 17109993, PII: S0190-9622(06)02878-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2006.10.048, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Schmidt AN, Robbins JB, Greer JP, Zic JA. Conjugal transformed mycosis fungoides: the unknown role of viral infection and environmental exposures in the development of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2006 May; 54(5 Suppl): S202-5. PMID: 16631940, PII: S0190-9622(05)03004-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2005.09.013, ISSN: 1097-6787.

Hayes BB, Cook-Norris RH, Miller JL, Rodriguez A, Zic JA. Amantadine-induced livedo reticularis: a report of two cases. J Drugs Dermatol. 2006 Mar; 5(3): 288-9. PMID: 16573266, ISSN: 1545-9616.

Brogan BL, Zic JA, Kinney MC, Hu JY, Hamilton KS, Greer JP. Large B-cell lymphoma of the leg: clinical and pathologic characteristics in a North American series. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2003 Aug; 49(2): 223-8. PMID: 12894069, PII: S0190962203008892, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Stites PC, Boyd AS, Zic J. Auricular ossificans (ectopic ossification of the auricle). J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2003 Jul; 49(1): 142-4. PMID: 12833029, PII: S0190962203004171, DOI: 10.1067/mjd.2003.320, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Zic JA. The treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma with photopheresis. Dermatol Ther. 2003; 16(4): 337-46. PMID: 14686977, PII: 01646, ISSN: 1396-0296.

Claudel CD, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Idiopathic leukonychia totalis and partialis in a 12-year-old patient. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2001 Feb; 44(2 Suppl): 379-80. PMID: 11174421, PII: a111899, ISSN: 0190-9622.

O'quinn RP, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Mycosis fungoides d'embleé: CD30-negative cutaneous large T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2000 Nov; 43(5 Pt 1): 861-3. PMID: 11050596, PII: S0190-9622(00)42307-8, DOI: 10.1067/mjd.2000.109295, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Tamura Y, Welch DC, Zic JA, Cooper WO, Stein SM, Hummell DS. Scurvy presenting as painful gait with bruising in a young boy. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Jul; 154(7): 732-5. PMID: 10891027, PII: pnu90375, ISSN: 1072-4710.

Stevens SR, Bowen GM, Duvic M, King LE, Knobler R, Lim HW, Margolis D, Parry EJ, Rook AH, Stricklin GP, Suchin KR, Tharp MD, Vonderheid E, Zic JA. Effectiveness of photopheresis in Sézary syndrome [letter]. Arch Dermatol. 1999 Aug; 135(8): 995-7. PMID: 10456362, ISSN: 0003-987X.

Chang A, Zic JA. Localized heat urticaria. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1999 Aug; 41(2 Pt 2): 354-6. PMID: 10426932, PII: S0190-9622(99)70387-7, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Zic JA, Miller JL, Stricklin GP, King LE. The North American experience with photopheresis. Ther Apher. 1999 Feb; 3(1): 50-62. PMID: 10079806, ISSN: 1091-6660.

Chang A, Zic JA, Boyd AS. Intravascular large cell lymphoma: a patient with asymptomatic purpuric patches and a chronic clinical course. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1998 Aug; 39(2 Pt 2): 318-21. PMID: 9703143, PII: S0190-9622(98)70380-9, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Zic JA, Stricklin GP, Greer JP, Kinney MC, Shyr Y, Wilson DC, King LE. Long-term follow-up of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma treated with extracorporeal photochemotherapy. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1996 Dec; 35(6): 935-45. PMID: 8959953, PII: S0190-9622(96)90118-8, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Zic J, Arzubiaga C, Salhany KE, Parker RA, Wilson D, Stricklin GP, Greer J, King LE. Extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1992 Nov; 27(5 Pt 1): 729-36. PMID: 1430395, ISSN: 0190-9622.

Zic JA, Horowitz DH, Arzubiaga C, King LE. Treatment of cutaneous sarcoidosis with chloroquine. Review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 1991 Jul; 127(7): 1034-40. PMID: 2064404, ISSN: 0003-987X.