Dr. Kristen Paige Hook MD
Dermatologist | Pediatric Dermatology420 Delaware St Se Mmc 293 Minneapolis MN, 55455
Dr. Kristen Hook is a pediatric dermatologist practicing in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Hook specializes in the skin care of children. Pediatric dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions that affect infants, children and teens. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Pediatric dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Hook diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
University of Ia Roy J & L Carver Com 2001
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- Pediatric Dermatology
- Treatment of angiofibromas of tuberous sclerosis with 5-aminolevulinic acid blue light photodynamic therapy followed by immediate pulsed dye laser.
- Cutaneous vascular anomalies in the neonatal period.
- Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa following Bone Marrow Transplantation.
- Overgrowth syndromes with vascular malformations.
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- Ringworm of the Body and Scalp
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