Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Molly A. Hinshaw, MD

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
Molly A. Hinshaw, MD


Molly Hinshaw, MD, Professor of Dermatology, Section Chief of Dermatopathology and Director of the Nail Clinic is dual board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology. Dr. Hinshaw is past president of the Wisconsin Dermatological Society and the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS), has Chaired numerous committees and task forces for the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, and WDS and is a current member of Board of Directors of the Council for Nail Disorders. During her career, she has created courses, workshops and lectures for dermatologists, dermatopathologists, dermatology residents, primary care physicians, and medical students. Her clinical expertise includes melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer as well as disorders of the nail.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology
    Medical School
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI

    Dermatopathology, University of Colorado and Health Science Center, Denver, CO, 2005-2006

    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
    • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Excisions
    • Melanoma Dermatology
    • Nail Disorders
    • Nail Dystrophy
    • Nail Tumors
    • Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
    • Onycholysis
    • Pachyonychia
    • Paronychia
    • Pigmentary Alterations of the Nail