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Kristine Hess, MD

Biography

Dr. Hess is a board-certified dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include comprehensive acne treatments to minimize scarring, early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies and rashes.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Purdue University, IN

Medical Degreee:
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Dermatology Residency
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Hospital Affiliations

Marion General Hospital
President of Medical Staff

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
Indiana State Medical Association
Grant County Medical Society

Publications

  • K. Hess, C.W. Hanke, N.C. Estes, S. J. Shideler Chemosurgical Reports: Myxoid Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. 1985; 11:268-271.
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Kristine Hess, MD

Biography

Dr. Hess is a board-certified dermatologist who is knowledgeable in the latest treatment protocols for skin diseases and conditions. Professional areas of interest include comprehensive acne treatments to minimize scarring, early skin cancer detection and treatments of rosacea, eczema and atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, warts, molluscum, skin allergies and rashes.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
Purdue University, IN

Medical Degreee:
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Dermatology Residency
Indiana University School of Medicine, IN

Hospital Affiliations

Marion General Hospital
President of Medical Staff

Certificates

Board Certified Dermatologist (American Board of Dermatology)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
Indiana State Medical Association
Grant County Medical Society

Publications

  • K. Hess, C.W. Hanke, N.C. Estes, S. J. Shideler Chemosurgical Reports: Myxoid Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology. 1985; 11:268-271.
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Michelle Marten, PA-C

Biography

Michelle Marten is a certified physician assistant specializing in the early prevention of skin cancer by providing annual skin cancer screenings and education to her patients. In addition, she also diagnoses and creates customized treatment plans for patients with skin conditions including, but not limited to, acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, and warts. She is excited to provide the local communities with the skin care treatment they deserve.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
BS, Butler University �€“ Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Degree:
MPAS, Butler University �€“ Indianapolis, IN

Certificates:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships:
The American Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

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Michelle Marten, PA-C

Biography

Michelle Marten is a certified physician assistant specializing in the early prevention of skin cancer by providing annual skin cancer screenings and education to her patients. In addition, she also diagnoses and creates customized treatment plans for patients with skin conditions including, but not limited to, acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, and warts. She is excited to provide the local communities with the skin care treatment they deserve.

Education

Undergraduate Degree:
BS, Butler University �€“ Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Degree:
MPAS, Butler University �€“ Indianapolis, IN

Certificates:
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Memberships:
The American Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

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