Medical Services2018-06-12T20:24:30+00:00

At Knoxville Institute of Dermatology our mission is to provide the highest quality of patient care. Our board-certified providers offer expertise in all conditions of the skin, hair and nails. With the increasing incidence of skin cancer, our primary focus is on skin cancer prevention, evaluation and treatment. The American Academy of Dermatology estimates one in five people will develop skin cancer during their lifetime.

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Pediatric Dermatology

Dr. Sophia Hendrick treats a wide variety of pediatric skin conditions using the latest available treatment methods. As Knoxville's only board-certified pediatric dermatologist, she is an expert in the correct diagnosis and management of childhood skin disorders, including proper pediatric medication management. [...]

2018-06-12T19:58:10+00:00

Mohs Surgery

Dr. Adam Wright has earned the highest degree of qualification in Mohs surgery by completing an ACMS approved fellowship in micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology at the Mayo Clinic. Mohs surgery, also called Mohs micrographic surgery, is a specialized surgical technique for removing skin [...]

2018-06-12T20:12:26+00:00

Dermatopathology

Drs. Anderson and Rahman are two of the only physicians in Knoxville and East Tennessee with dual board certification in both clinical dermatology and dermatopathology. By integrating the clinical information with the microscopic findings, Drs. Anderson and Rahman are able to provide not only a [...]

2018-06-12T20:04:46+00:00

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer, outnumbering the total incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon. The three most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. About 50% of Americans who reach age [...]

2018-06-12T20:13:43+00:00

Moles

Very few moles actually require medical treatment, but a mole that is evolving in shape, size, texture or color could be indicative of a cancerous growth. The providers at Knoxville Institute of Dermatology are experts in assessing all types of moles. If you have a [...]

2018-06-12T20:01:51+00:00

Psoriasis

At Knoxville Institute of Dermatology, we understand the emotional stress and frustration caused by psoriasis flare-ups. Our experienced providers are here to formulate a treatment plan to help control your flare-ups and ease the burden of this troublesome condition. Schedule an appointment today to begin [...]

2018-06-12T19:57:11+00:00

Eczema / Dermatitis

The Providers at Knoxville Institute of Dermatology are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of eczema. Eczema, often referred to as dermatitis or atopic dermatitis, is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed, red and itchy. Children often [...]

2018-06-12T20:02:17+00:00

Rosacea

The National Rosacea Society estimates more than 16 million Americans are affected by Rosacea. There is no cure for this poorly understood skin disorder, but a wide variety of treatments are available to control the signs and symptoms of this burdensome condition. Rosacea is characterized [...]

2018-06-12T19:55:54+00:00

Acne

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million Americans. Those who suffer from acne often experience accompanying anxiety and low self esteem, especially during teenage years. Acne not only affects teenagers, but can affect adults from their 20's, [...]

2018-06-12T20:03:40+00:00

Warts

Warts can be one of the most persistent and frustrating skin conditions. Our providers at Knoxville Institute of Dermatology are trained to identify and treat many different types of warts with a variety of treatment options. The customized treatment plan will depend on the age [...]

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How Much Sunscreen Should You Use?

July 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

The importance of applying sunscreen cannot be emphasized enough, but do you know just how much sunscreen you should be applying each time? Experts recommend Lotions, foams and sprays that prevent sunburns are tested at [...]

Welcome Dr. Sophia J. Hendrick!

June 1st, 2018|0 Comments

We want to share some very exciting news! Dr. Sophia J. Hendrick will be joining our practice June 18, 2018. Dr. Hendrick specializes in Pediatric Dermatology and is currently accepting most insurances! Call our [...]

Today is Melanoma Monday!

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Wearing sunscreen, seeking shade, wearing protective clothing, and not using a tanning bed are the best ways to prevent melanoma and other skin cancers! Frequent self skin exams and yearly skin checks with a board-certified [...]

How to Treat a Bee Sting

April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Flowers are in full bloom! That means stinging insects are all around, here is what to do when/if you get stung: Stay calm. Although most bees usually only sting once, wasps and hornets can [...]

April is Rosacea Awareness Month

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Most people don't realize that facial redness that doesn’t go away, bumps and pimples, and irritated eyes are all signs of rosacea. This life-disruptive condition is known to affect more than 16 million Americans  and [...]