Canyon County’s Choice for Quality Skin Care

Ryan J. Harris, MD

Ryan Harris, MD grew up in Boise and graduated from Centennial High School.   After spending many years completing his education, he was very excited to be able to return to his home state to practice medicine. He is passionate about dermatology and is devoted to providing the best care possible for his patients.

Dr Harris has many interests within dermatology, but is especially skilled in evaluation of moles and diagnosis of melanoma, management of psoriasis and other rashes, surgical treatment of skin cancers, and a full range of cosmetic procedures. He is comfortable seeing children and adults with both simple and complex skin diseases. He takes great pride in staying up to date with the latest advances in his field and using them to improve patient care. Dr Harris is the current president of the Boise Valley Dermatology Society which gives him the opportunity to improve dermatologic care throughout the Treasure Valley.

Dr. Harris and his wife have four children. He is an avid sports fan and specifically enjoys college football and basketball. When he isn’t working, he enjoys running, road and mountain biking, swimming, and hiking. He is excited to be back in Idaho and looks forward to serving you for all your skin care needs.

Undergraduate/Medical School

  • Brigham Young University - magna cum laude
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – clinical drug trials, psoriasis treatment, and melanoma diagnosis


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Internal Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Dermatology 2015

Dermatology Residency

  • East Carolina University – Chief Resident


  • New Diagnostic Aids for Melanoma. Ferris LK, Harris RJ. Dermatologic Clinics.  July, 2012
  • Screening for Melanoma in Aging Patients. Wolf J, Harris RJ, Ferris LK.  Cutis. Feb 2013
  • Patient Preferences During Skin Cancer Screening Examination. Houston NA ,  Secrest AM,  Harris RJ,  Mori WS,  Eliason MJ,  Phillips CM,  Ferris LK. JAMA Dermatology. May, 2016 [Epub ahead of print]

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Boise Valley Dermatology Society
  • Idaho Dermatology Society


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