Dr. Dafnis Carranza, MD

Dr. Dafnis Carranza, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Dafnis Carranza, MD is a dermatologist in Humboldt, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 2003 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

701 Medical Park Dr

Humboldt, TN 38343

Contact Information

(731) 784-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cold Sore
very high
more than 99% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Carranza's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Carranza's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carranza "Dr. Carranza moved to Jackson in 2008 and became the first fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgeon to practice in this area. She has years of dermatologic surgical experience and has performed thousands of Mohs cases. She was raised in Los Angeles California and attended UCLA where she earned a bachelor's degree in physiological sciences. At graduation she was awarded the Chancellor Service Award for her commitment to community service. She obtained her medical degree from the prestigious David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where she was recognized with the Edith and Carl Lasky Memorial Award for excellence in melanoma research. She continued her education at UCLA where she completed a dermatology residency and served as chief resident. After residency she obtained additional surgical training by completing a Mohs micrographic surgery fellowship at UCLA. She is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. For her continued dedication to serving others in 2009 she was awarded the President of United States Volunteer Service Award. Dr. Carranza has received numerous honors and awards for her contribution to the field of Dermatology and Dermatologic surgery. She has been published multiple times in peer-reviewed medical journals, book chapters and has been invited to give presentations at academic dermatologic meetings in the US and abroad. Dr. Carranza takes pride in providing excellent service and dermatologic care to her patients. She treats patients for all skin related conditions, and specializes in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Carranza also has extensive experience with various cosmetic procedures including fillers, Botox, chemical peels, and sclerotherapy. Dr. Carranza is an expert consultant for Neutrogena, and has helped with the development and implentation of the state-of-the-art acne skin line SkinID. For her work in dermatology and Mohs surgery she was recognized in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2011-2012 and was voted one of America's Top Dermatologist in 2010 and 2011 by the Consumer's Research Council of America. Dr. Carranza is married, when she is not working she enjoys watching movies, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carranza "Dermatology and Skin Cancer Consultants, PLLC is dedicated to the highest quality of care for its patients. This mission requires a dynamic organization which embodies excellence in patient care and education, adherence to strict ethical standards, and a keen responsiveness to our patients' needs. In essence, we exist to serve others."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

64  Conditions Treated


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41  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen Injection
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • White Memorial Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Members Making a Difference Award American Academy of Dermatology, 2008
  • Leadership Circle for Volunteerism American Academy of Dermatology, 2008
  • Who is Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2011
  • Consumer Research Council of America Americas Top Dermatologists,, 2011
  • The President of the United States Volunteer Service Award, 2009
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carranza's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carranza to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carranza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Carranza Says:

Dr Carranza, Recently I visited Reelfoot Arts Festival. While there I talked to some friends that I hadn't seen in several months. They were discussing my new hair style. One person commented that the new style made me look younger. My question is, was it my hair or was it the work you did on my face with BellaFill? Thanks a million for a more youthful appearance that you gave me!

Love, LR



Patient Comments (2)

Took my daughter to her this morning and my 19 yr old and myself thought Dr. Carronza came across very RUDE! When she mentioned putting my daughter on acutane I had concerns about it and she was adamant about that was the only option although it did have a ton of side affects that could cause...more
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If you like being seen by a robot than I recommend this DR. She will not talk to you. She insists that her assistants do all of the talking. This DR has the worst bed side manner I have ever seen. Her office is run horribly. Be prepared to wait at least 1.5 hours for all appointments. Her...more
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