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Dr. Elise Olsen, MD

Dermatology ·  Female · Age 66

Dr. Olsen

Duke Dermatology

40 DUKE MEDICINE CIR STE 3K Durham, NC 27710

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Dr. Elise Olsen, MD is a dermatologist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in dermatology.

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A family member felt like a lab animal- despite patient's cooperative nature and compliance, staff seemed annoyed with any questions. It was a "my way or the highway" attitude- worse bed side manner than our vet. As a health care provider, I am horrified by the experience.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I have two areas of clinical expertise: cutaneous lymphoma and hair disorders. In the area of cutaneous lymphoma I have focused my research on clinical trials for new treatments and consensus building to establish standard guidelines for staging eval...


  • Dermatology

Board Certifications


Duke University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University Of North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
U Nc Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
Baylor College Of Medicine
Medical School


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(919) 684-3432

Dr. Olsen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Olsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hair Loss
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen treats Hair Loss more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Olsen treats this condition more than 99% of her peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen treats Rash more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Olsen treats this condition more than 87% of her peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Olsen treats Dermatitis more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Olsen treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Olsen's conditions and procedures:

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Warts

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)