Dr. Kristine Hess, MD

Dr. Kristine Hess, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 63
(9)
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Dr. Hess is a board-certified dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include comprehensive acne treatments to minimize scarring, early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies and rashes.

330 N Wabash Ave Ste 360

Marion, IN 46952

Contact Information

(765) 293-2674

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 95% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hess "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Canker Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Folliculitis
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Purdue University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Meth Hospital Grad Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Grant County Medical Society, Member
  • Indiana State Medical Association, Member

Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hess' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Marion, IN |
As always , pleasant and generally on time, appreciate
Hi Thank you for the 5 star rating and taking the time to leave a review. I appreciate it very much.
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