Division of Dermatology

Peter Vignjevic


Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine




Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Vignjevic was raised in the east end of Hamilton where he attended Glendale High School. From 1987 to 1989 he did his undergraduate studies in Biology at McMaster University. As both a high school and university student, he conducted medical research at the Intestinal Diseases Research Unit (IDRU - McMaster University) with scholarship funding from the Canadian Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis. In 1989 he started medical school at the University of Toronto. While in medical school he worked in the physiotherapy department at the Henderson General Hospital in Hamilton and conducted research in Skin Cancer (Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma) at the Hamilton Regional Cancer Clinic (Juravinski Cancer Centre).

Dr. Vignjevic has been in practice in the Hamilton area since July 1997. He is currently on staff at the Hamilton General Hospital where he sees inpatients. He also participates in monthly city-wide dermatology rounds and the dermatology journal and literature review club in Hamilton.

Dr. Vignjevic is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at McMaster University Medical School (DeGroote School of Medicine) and is involved in teaching medical students, residents and family physicians, both at the university and in his office. Recently, he has begun teaching dermatology residents at the University of Toronto. Furthermore he participates in the McMaster Mini-Medical school program open to the public each spring. He participates as a mentor in the OMA mentorship program for medical students.

He is an active member of the CDA (Canadian Dermatology Association), Toronto Dermatological Society and is now the Chair for the Section of Dermatology for the Hamilton Academy of Medicine.