Dr. Rachel Ness, MD

Dr. Rachel Ness, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Rachel Ness, MD is a dermatologist in Fargo, ND and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci in 2003 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read her story

4141 31st Ave S Ste 103

Fargo, ND 58104

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Ness' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ness "Dr. Rachel Ness is owner of Fargo Center for Dermatology and is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in medical, laser, cosmetic and surgical dermatology. Dr. Ness cares for the skin, hair, and nails. Also provides care for skin cancers and biopsies and excisions of skin lesions and skin cancer. She provides treatment for spider leg veins, Botox for wrinkles, injections for facial rejuvenation and facial fillers. Also trained in numerous laser procedures for hair removal, scars, vascular lesions, pigmented lesions, wrinkles and facial aesthetics and rejuvenation. Her private practice is located in Fargo, ND where she is also a clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University of North Dakota. She has served on medical advisory boards and is a regular lecturer at the University of North Dakota Medical School. She is an author of numerous literature articles. After graduating from University of North Dakota for her undergraduate education, she earned her medical degree from the University of North Dakota Medical School. She completed her residency in dermatology at Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin with the title of Chief Resident. She is a devoted wife and mother of three children, loves traveling, reading and spending time with her family."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ness "Professional Dermatology and Comprehensive Skin Care"

9  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

28  Conditions Treated

9  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

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  • University Of North Dakota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Marshfield Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dealing with severe acne as a teenager, she was empathetic while professional. When addressing medication, she was thorough in discussing previous treatment and its effectiveness and devising a plan moving forward.
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