Contact Provider via Patient Portal


To access your portal, type kid.ema.md into a Mozilla Firefox browser. Your username will be your personal email address that needs to be provided to the front desk staff. A link will be sent to that email for you to create a password. This link will expire in 72 hours. You may update your past medical [...]

Contact Provider via Patient Portal2023-08-10T11:16:47-04:00

Welcome Nathan Bowers, MD, PhD


Nathan Bowers began his training by earning a PhD in Immunology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Driven by a lifelong desire to care for patients in a clinical setting, he then attended East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine. During his tenure he served on multiple medical education and community [...]

Welcome Nathan Bowers, MD, PhD2023-08-10T11:21:41-04:00

New Location: Morristown!


Knoxville Institute of Dermatology is excited to announce our newest location in Morristown! We will be located in the Baptist Eye Surgeons building and seeing patients starting in January 2023. Call our office today to schedule your appointment! 3001 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy Morristown, TN 37814

New Location: Morristown!2023-10-24T09:19:06-04:00

Welcome Jordan Ridder, Physician Assistant


Jordan Ridder graduated with her BS in biology from the University of Kentucky in 2012, then went on to complete her MMS in Physician Assistant Studies at Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2017. She is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Jordan started [...]

Welcome Jordan Ridder, Physician Assistant2022-06-21T12:12:58-04:00

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines


Thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we have taken the progressive steps to keeping our practice open for all of your dermatological needs during these unprecedented times.   As always, the health and safety of our patients is a priority at Knoxville Institute of Dermatology. The following precautions will remain in effect [...]

Updated COVID-19 Guidelines2021-04-16T16:24:51-04:00

World Psoriasis Day


It's almost October 29th and our physicians and staff are PSO excited to celebrate World Psoriasis Day!   World Psoriasis Day is a campaign held annually on October 29th aiming to bring awareness to this common skin condition. Psoriasis affects millions of people worldwide not just physically, but socially, emotionally, and financially. The goal of [...]

World Psoriasis Day2020-10-20T18:52:21-04:00

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This annual month-long campaign is designed to bring awareness to one of the most common cancers, aside from skin cancer, in women. Each year in the United States, more than 250,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and roughly 42,000 women will die from the disease. Men can [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month2020-10-19T13:24:52-04:00

Welcome Dr. Joshua Bakke!


Dr. Joshua Bakke graduated Magna Cum Laude in Biomedical Sciences from Marquette University and received his medical degree with high honors from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. During his time at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Bakke received several academic recognitions and was honored to be inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha [...]

Welcome Dr. Joshua Bakke!2020-07-28T09:05:44-04:00

New Location: Jefferson City!


Knoxville Institute of Dermatology is delighted to announce our newest location in Jefferson City! Our practice is very excited to serve the residents of Jefferson City, as well as those from Strawberry Plains, New Market, Talbott, and Morristown. Dr. Josh Bakke will be seeing patients in the new Jefferson City Summit Medical office beginning August [...]

New Location: Jefferson City!2023-10-24T09:17:46-04:00

AAD Statement on Racial Justice Protests


May 31, 2o2o Dermatologists have dedicated their careers to understanding the structure and function of the skin. However, skin pigment is just part of the story for our black and brown patients, who experience disproportionate stresses, challenges, and disparities that negatively impact their health and well-being. As protests rage across the United States, we express [...]

AAD Statement on Racial Justice Protests2020-06-08T14:44:43-04:00