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Care Philosophy

Alamo Heights Dermatology is committed to providing excellent dermatological skin care for our patients. We are a full-service dermatology clinic, which includes managing medical skin care problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer in our San Antonio office. Additionally, we perform surgical procedures for removal of skin cancers or benign growths. Alamo Heights Dermatology also offers cosmetic dermatology services such as injecting Botox and fillers, performing chemical peels, and a wide variety of physician-grade skin products.

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Dr. Kelso and her family relocated to San Antonio at the end of summer 2009 after hurricane Ike devastated Galveston Island in 2008. Thankfully, the Island has been rebuilt through the tremendous effort of the community, but she and her family are glad to call San Antonio and the Hill Country area their home.

Work History:September 2009 – January 2010Employee Dr. Vivian Bucay, P.L.L.C. – private practice San Antonio, TX

July 2007 – August 2009University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX – Clinical Assistant Professor

Education:2004-2007University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas – Dermatology Residency

2003 – 2004University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas – Intern Year in Internal Medicine

1999 – 2003University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas – Doctor of Medicine, graduating Magna Cum Laude

1999University of Texas at Austin – Austin, Texas – Bachelor of Arts, Major: Plan II Honors Program.

Board of Certification:American Board of Dermatology Certification Examination passed August 2007Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology August 2007

Membership in Scientific Societies:

  • 2009 Bexar County Medical Society
  • 2007 Texas Medical Association
  • 2004 American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2004 American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
  • 2004 Texas Dermatological Society
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

 

Honors:

  • Award for Excellent Dermatology Research by a Senior Dermatology Resident 2007
  • Recipient Young Investigators Writing Competition for American Society of
  • Dermatologic Surgery 2005
  • Omega Alpha Honor Society 2003
  • Graduated from UTMB Magna Cum Laude 2003
  • Thomas W. Freese Memorial Award for Excellence in Dermatology 2003
  • Plan II Honors Program 1995-1999
  • Dean's Scholars Program for Natural Sciences 1995-1999

 

Publications:Kelso RL, Colome-Grimmer MI, Uchida T, Wang HQ, Wagner RF. p75NGFR Immunostaining for the Detection of Perineural Invasion by Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J DermatolSurg 2006; 32(2): 177-183.

Kelso RL, Raimer SS. Fungal Diseases of the Skin. Chapter 212. Conn's Current Therapy, 60th ed. 2008. Robert E. Rakel, M.D. and Edward T. Bope, M.D. editors.

Lester, Laura J. Umstattd; Brantley, Julie S.; Kelso, Rebecca L.; Kelly, Brent C.; Petitt, Mathew S.; Wilkerson, Michael G. Severe Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction Due to Fluconazole. J Drugs in Dermatol. 2008.

Vickers J, Resto V, Sanchez RL, Kelso RL. Osteoradionecrosis of the Skull Vertex following Mohs and Radiotherapy: A case report and review. In Submission 2009

Presentations:"Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas" Lecture to Residents, University of Texas Medical Branch. June 2009"Tumescent Liposuction" Lecture to Residents, University of Texas Medical Branch. January 2009."Evolution of Congenital Self-Healing Reticulohistiocytosis in a Hispanic Female" American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., February 2007."Cutaneous Histiocytoses" Dermatology Department, Galveston TX, October 2006."Evolution of Congenital Self-Healing Reticulohistiocytosis in a Hispanic Female" Pacific Dermatology Meeting, Monterey, CA, August 2006."p75NGFR Immunostaining for the Detection of Perineural Invasion by Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma" ASDS Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October, 2005."Evolution of Parry Romberg" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005"Manifestations of Rothmund Thompson Syndrome" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005"A Case of Hailey-Hailey" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005

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Dr. Kelso and her family relocated to San Antonio at the end of summer 2009 after hurricane Ike devastated Galveston Island in 2008. Thankfully, the Island has been rebuilt through the tremendous effort of the community, but she and her family are glad to call San Antonio and the Hill Country area their home.

Work History:September 2009 – January 2010Employee Dr. Vivian Bucay, P.L.L.C. – private practice San Antonio, TX

July 2007 – August 2009University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX – Clinical Assistant Professor

Education:2004-2007University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas – Dermatology Residency

2003 – 2004University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas – Intern Year in Internal Medicine

1999 – 2003University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas – Doctor of Medicine, graduating Magna Cum Laude

1999University of Texas at Austin – Austin, Texas – Bachelor of Arts, Major: Plan II Honors Program.

Board of Certification:American Board of Dermatology Certification Examination passed August 2007Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology August 2007

Membership in Scientific Societies:

  • 2009 Bexar County Medical Society
  • 2007 Texas Medical Association
  • 2004 American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2004 American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
  • 2004 Texas Dermatological Society
  • 2003 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

 

Honors:

  • Award for Excellent Dermatology Research by a Senior Dermatology Resident 2007
  • Recipient Young Investigators Writing Competition for American Society of
  • Dermatologic Surgery 2005
  • Omega Alpha Honor Society 2003
  • Graduated from UTMB Magna Cum Laude 2003
  • Thomas W. Freese Memorial Award for Excellence in Dermatology 2003
  • Plan II Honors Program 1995-1999
  • Dean's Scholars Program for Natural Sciences 1995-1999

 

Publications:Kelso RL, Colome-Grimmer MI, Uchida T, Wang HQ, Wagner RF. p75NGFR Immunostaining for the Detection of Perineural Invasion by Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J DermatolSurg 2006; 32(2): 177-183.

Kelso RL, Raimer SS. Fungal Diseases of the Skin. Chapter 212. Conn's Current Therapy, 60th ed. 2008. Robert E. Rakel, M.D. and Edward T. Bope, M.D. editors.

Lester, Laura J. Umstattd; Brantley, Julie S.; Kelso, Rebecca L.; Kelly, Brent C.; Petitt, Mathew S.; Wilkerson, Michael G. Severe Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction Due to Fluconazole. J Drugs in Dermatol. 2008.

Vickers J, Resto V, Sanchez RL, Kelso RL. Osteoradionecrosis of the Skull Vertex following Mohs and Radiotherapy: A case report and review. In Submission 2009

Presentations:"Cutaneous T Cell Lymphomas" Lecture to Residents, University of Texas Medical Branch. June 2009"Tumescent Liposuction" Lecture to Residents, University of Texas Medical Branch. January 2009."Evolution of Congenital Self-Healing Reticulohistiocytosis in a Hispanic Female" American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., February 2007."Cutaneous Histiocytoses" Dermatology Department, Galveston TX, October 2006."Evolution of Congenital Self-Healing Reticulohistiocytosis in a Hispanic Female" Pacific Dermatology Meeting, Monterey, CA, August 2006."p75NGFR Immunostaining for the Detection of Perineural Invasion by Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma" ASDS Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October, 2005."Evolution of Parry Romberg" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005"Manifestations of Rothmund Thompson Syndrome" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005"A Case of Hailey-Hailey" John Knox Conference, Galveston, TX, October 2005

Dr. Kelso's Care Philosophy

Alamo Heights Dermatology is committed to providing excellent dermatological skin care for our patients. We are a full-service dermatology clinic, which includes managing medical skin care problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer in our San Antonio office. Additionally, we perform surgical procedures for removal of skin cancers or benign growths. Alamo Heights Dermatology also offers cosmetic dermatology services such as injecting Botox and fillers, performing chemical peels, and a wide variety of physician-grade skin products.

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergies
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • HIV-Associated Skin Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    The University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas / Austin Campus

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal