Dr. Michael Rains, MD

Dr. Michael Rains, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Michael Rains, MD is a dermatologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 2010 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

8825 FM 2244 Rd

Austin, TX 78746

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 92% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Rains' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rains "Michael Rains, MD graduated cum laude from Baylor University with a bachelor of science in forensic science and earned his Medical Doctorate at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), magna cum laude. Dr. Rains also received the lifelong honor of election-based membership in Alpha Omega Alpha, the honor society for top medical graduates that recognizes a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Rains completed his dermatology residency training at University of Texas Southwestern in Austin, Texas, with a special interest in rosacea care and improving teen patient compliance in the treatment of acne. As a medical student liaison to the Texas Capitol while at UTMB and a volunteer at underserved dermatology clinics in Galveston and Austin, he became passionate about health policy and healthcare for underserved populations. Dr. Rains is active in several medical organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Travis County Medical Society, and as a volunteer faculty member for the UTSW Dermatology residency program. Avid runners, Dr. Rains and his wife Christine enjoy the active fitness community, as well as exploring everything Austin has to offer, such as trying new restaurants, catching a movie at the Alamo Drafthouse, or taking their dogs, Teddy and Bear, hiking in the greenbelt."


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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

34  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • UT Southwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rains has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rains' Reviews

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38 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 2
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Dr. Rains' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Rains Says:

Dr. Rains enjoys developing relationships with his patients, treating each patient as a whole person since the skin is a visible indication of what may be going on internally.

Dr. Rains, and his team at Evans Dermatology, read patient feedback daily. Comments from patients are shared with the staff both because it's heartening to hear from people that you've been able to help, and because patients sometimes have some great ideas


Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Rains is the best doctor I have ever encountered in the medical profession. He is without doubt the standard for the medical profession and the type of doctor every medical professional / healer should aspire to be. As a 64 yo male, I have seen a lot of doctors for various issues including...more
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I recommend this doctor to everyone. With us, he did all he could to treat us properly and to solve our problem. He has an extensive knowledge in his field. He is helpful. He solved in two weeks a problem that we have had for two years. The woman at the front desk is also incredibly nice. The...more
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