Dermatology is a medical specialty. Dermatologists are medical doctors who have had special training in the care of skin, scalp, hair and nails. Aspects of treatment can range from guidance on how to keep normal skin healthy and cosmetics services to deal with unwanted lines and wrinkles, to diagnosis and medical procedures for skin diseases.
Common skin disorders include:
Katherine Wright is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in dermatology at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center. She attended Montana State University and received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Seattle University. She is currently providing care to adults and children with all types of skin conditions including skin cancer, acne, cysts, lesions and rashes.