My goal is to treat every patient the way I would want to be treated; with courtesy, dignity and respect. I carefully listen to their skin-care concerns and offer a variety of options for them. I also recommend a treatment plan that I believe will give them the best results. Additionally, all of my nursing staff are active members of the prestigious 'Dermatology Nurses Association'. As a board certified dermatologist, I feel that this level of distinction provides our patients with the gold standard of quality care that they expect and deserve. Please take a moment to enter and view our website. Allow us to solve your skin care problems. After all, at Crutchfield Dermatology, our goal is to make you look good and feel great with beautiful skin."
Excellence In Dermatology From A Rich Education
Dr. Crutchfield is a native of Twin Cities. He was born in Minneapolis and grew up in the Highland Park area of St. Paul. He attended Highland Park and Minnehaha Academy high schools. He has a Bachelors degree from Carleton College. He graduated from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine with both a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Doctoral degree (M.D.) in Medicine. His post-graduate medical training included one year at the Gundersen Clinic and a three year Dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota. He is a board certified dermatologist and active member of the American Medical Association, National Medical Association, Ramsey Medical Association, and American Academy of Dermatology.
Discovering, Teaching and Sharing With Colleagues
Dr. Crutchfield is also involved in academic medicine. He has published over 100 dermatologic articles and most recently co-authored a textbook of Dermatology A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota, teaching medical students, residents, and other clinical physicians. He has been selected twice as the Teacher of the Year at the University of Minnesota by the medical students and the Minnesota Medical Foundation. He is active in medical research involving psoriasis, pseudofolliculitis barbae, and acne keloidalis nuchae. He lectures both at local, State-wide and national medical conferences. Dr. Crutchfield has also been awarded the Karis humanitarian award from the Mayo Clinic.
Dedicated To Helping People
Although Dr. Crutchfield has extensive training in all areas of dermatology, his special interests include psoriasis, vitiligo, laser surgery, atopic dermatitis, cosmetic procedures (including Botox treatments and alpha-hydroxy skin peels), Epiluminecense microscopy (dermatoscope), and ethnic skin concerns. Dr. Crutchfield will see patients who have difficulty affording medical care at a reduced rate or without charge.
Dr. Crutchfield lives in Eagan with his wife Laurie, daughter Olivia and son Charles IV. His hobbies include painting, photography and baseball.
Crutchfield Dermatology, P.A.
1185 Town Centre Drive
Eagan, MN. 55123
Telephone: (651) 209-3600
Fax: (651) 209-3601
Web site: www.crutchfielddermatology.com
Group Practice/Hospital Affiliations:
Private Practice (see above) and
AAD Membership Status:
Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology
Diplomate, United States National Board of Medical Examiners
Medical School and Year of Graduation:
Mayo Clinic, 1994
Gundersen Clinic, 1995
Dermatology Residency Training:
University of Minnesota, 1998
Masters Degree; Molecular Biology
Mayo Clinic, 1993
BA, Carleton College
Active Medical License: Minnesota
DEA certification: Unrestricted
American Academy of Dermatology
National Medical Association
American Medical Association
Minnesota Dermatologic Society
Minnesota Medical Association
Ramsey County Medical Society
Doctors Mayo Society, Mayo Alumni Association
Specialized Training/Areas of Interest:
Biologic Therapies for Psoriasis
Ethnic Skin Problems
Health Care Participation:
I participate in most managed care programs. Please contact my
office for more specific information.
I accept Medicare/Medicaid
Key Professional Achievements and Awards:
"Top Doctor",Mpls/St. Paul Magazine 2003-2007
Selected as One of The "Best Doctors in America" 2005-2006
A.O.A. "Clinical Teacher of the Year" 2003-2004, University of Minnesota Medical School
Gold Triangle Award: American Academy of Dermatology, 2003
Distinguished Teaching Award, Minnesota Medical Foundation
Karis Humanitarian Award, Mayo Clinic
Resident's Research Symposium, 1st Place Award, National Medical
Association Physician's Recognition Award, American Medical Association
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