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Dr. Collins' bio
This content was provided by Dr. Collins "Kristina Collins, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated Summa cum Laude with a B.S. in Microbiology and B.S. in Political Science from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. After selection for the prestigious Canby Robinson Scholarship, she earned her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was valedictorian of her graduating class. She was named Tennessee Woman in Medicine of the Year after co-founding a free medical clinic for the uninsured in the Nashville area. During her residency in dermatology with the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program, she was trained in the medical and surgical management of skin disorders and had the opportunity to work at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Lahey Clinic. She then completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at the Lahey Clinic and Harvard Dermatology specializing in skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. During fellowship, she held academic appointments with both Harvard Department of Dermatology and Tufts University. Dr. Collins has lectured and presented original research at local, regional and national conferences on topics such as surgery techniques, rare skin disorders and the representation of dermatology in the national media. She has written articles and news stories for ABC and has served as a dermatology expert for video and written news published by ABC News in New York. She currently represents the American Board of Dermatology on the American Family Physician's Editorial Advisory Board. She is an active member of the Women's Dermatologic Society and serves on the Young Physicians' Task Force, Communications Committee and as an invited participant for the Executive Board. She is a chairperson of the Editorial Board for the WDS. She is also a member of the Patient Advocacy Committee of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Collins was appointed a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American College of Mohs Surgery. She has received fellowship training accredited by both the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology (ACMMSCO) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)."
Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Herpes Simplex Infection
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Destruction of Penile Lesion
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Skin Cancer Removal
Skin Tag Removal
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Arizona State University
Undergraduate School | Graduated
Medical School | Graduated 2007
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