Ming Jih, MD


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About Me

Ming H. Jih, MD, PhD is a board certified Dermatologist specializing in cosmetic and laser surgery of the skin and the treatment of skin cancer. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Philosophy in Cell Biology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

She graduated as valedictorian of her medical school class at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. She then completed her dermatology residency training at the prestigious New York University Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, where she served as a resident and chief resident. Subsequently she completed a fellowship in Laser and Dermatologic Surgery at DermSurgery Associates.

Dr. Jih is a member of the ASDS, ASLMS and the AAD. She is on staff at Houston Methodist Hospital and Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Jih also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Jih has presented her research at numerous dermatologic professional meetings and has published extensively in both basic science and clinical medical journals, authoring over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters. For her research, she was awarded the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Young Investigator Award in 2004. Her current clinical interests include dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology and the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer.

Clinical Interests

  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Laser
  • Moles
  • Pulse Dye Laser
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tumors

Accepted Insurance Plans



New York Univerisity School of Medicine | 2003
New York University School of Medicine | 2000
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine-Los Angeles, CA | 1999
  • Houston Methodist Hospital


  • Chinese - Mandarin
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.