Dr. Aaron Secrest, MD

Dr. Aaron Secrest, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Aaron Secrest, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Farmington, UT. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 5 years. Read his story

165 N University Ave

Farmington, UT 84025

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Insurance Accepted

  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
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more than 17% of peers
Benign Tumor
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more than 7% of peers
Birthmark
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more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Secrest's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Secrest "Dr. Secrest brings clinical expertise in general adult and pediatric dermatology to Davis and Weber Counties with his primary office in Farmington, Utah. He is a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah. He treats a broad range of common skin disorders, such as acne, eczema, warts, and skin cancer, with a focus on optimal patient outcomes using cost-effective care. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. He completed an intern year at Cincinnati Children's Hospital prior to his dermatology training at the University of Utah, where he served as a chief resident. Dr. Secrest received his medical and research training at the University of Pittsburgh, earning a master's degree in Public Health and a PhD in epidemiology (population health research). His academic interests are increasingly focused around patient-centered care and outcomes. He is currently developing a system-wide computer and tablet-based platform to collect patient reported outcomes data for all dermatologic conditions at every patient visit at the University of Utah Clinics. This information from patients will be invaluable in optimizing care and treatment algorithms in dermatology and understanding and recognizing the extent to which patients' skin disorders affect their daily lives. His dermatology research to date has centered around patient motivations and preferences with care, as well as the problem of increasing medication costs to the patient and the healthcare system overall. He successfully obtained an NIH training grant during his MD/PhD training. He has co-authored more than 30 journal articles and one book chapter in the NIH publicationDiabetes in America. Dr. Secrest is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology's Drug Pricing and Transparency Task Force as well as serving on several committees within the Department of Dermatology. He also serves as a reviewer for several journals, including JAMA Dermatology. He is deeply committed to mentoring and training faculty, residents, and medical students in clinical and epidemiologic research."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Secrest "My goal is to get you and your skin better. That's why I like an academic practice - it gives me access to some of the nation's experts and specialists in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Utah. We have weekly Grand Rounds where patients who are not improving as expected can come to have 20 or more academic dermatologists weigh in on the condition and next steps with treatment."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Utah Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Secrest accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Secrest has admitting privileges

Intermountain Medical Center
5121 S Cottonwood St
Murray, UT 84107
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Primary Children's Hospital
100 Mario Capecchi Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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University of Utah Health Care
50 N. Medical Drive SLC
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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