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Welcome to Dermatology Center of Columbia, Your Dermatologist in Columbia, MO

The dermatology professionals at Dermatology Center of Columbia are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology and skin problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your skin.

Our web site also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose Columbia Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, you're working with a doctor and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Columbia Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery's capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you



Testimonials

  • ""Wonderful. She’s the best!""
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  • ""Dr. Schiavo is so professional, personable. Great practice, was very impressed.""
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  • ""Dr. Schiavo was excellent. Very professional, thorough and empathetic. As strange as it sounds, I enjoyed my visit to the Dr.
    Tara at the front desk was great as well. Highly recommend!""
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  • Meet Dr. Kaitlin Schiavo, MD, FAAD
    Board Certified Dermatologist

    Dr. Kaitlin Schiavo is a board-certified dermatologist with interest in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

    Dr Schiavo is a Columbia native who graduated from Rock Bridge High School. She then attended the combined BA/MD program at University of Missouri – Kansas City. In medical school she received numerous awards for her academic achievements. She completed her internship in adult and pediatric medicine followed by her dermatology residency at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN, where she served as their chief resident during her final year.

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    Warts

    OVERVIEW Warts are non-cancerous benign growths on the skin that are caused by infections from viruses known as human papillomavirus (HPV). While there are several types of warts that you can develop, the most commonly occurring types of warts include: Common WartsThis type of wart typically appears ...

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    Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW Squamous cells are found throughout our body; they line the surface of many parts of our body, providing protection for the tissue and organs beneath. They are found in our respiratory tracts and also our digestive tracts. In our skin, squamous cells make up the outer part of our epidermis (the ...

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    Seborrheic Keratoses

    OVERVIEW: Seborrheic keratoses are very common skin growths. They are benign and not worrisome. Seborrheic keratoses tend to develop as you age, with people over 40 more likely to develop these growths. They can occur anywhere on the body except the palms and the soles. They are most typically found ...

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    Seborrheic Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW If you experience dandruff and flaky, oily patches on your back, upper chest, and face, you may have a common skin condition known as seborrheic dermatitis. A form of dermatitis, this type of skin inflammation most frequently affects parts of your body that contain a lot of sebcaeous, or oil-producing ...

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    Rosacea

    OVERVIEW Mainly affecting the skin on your face, rosacea is a long-lasting skin condition. Since the symptoms of rosacea can be similar to other skin issues like acne, getting your skin looked at by a board-certified dermatologist can help in developing a specialized plan of treatment that's right for ...

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    Psoriasis

    OVERVIEW Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes your skin cells to multiply too quickly. As a result, your skin becomes itchy, flaky, and inflamed as this sped-up growth cycle interferes with the typical skin turnover process. Psoriasis is not a contagious condition. It also cannot be ...

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    Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    OVERVIEW There is no denying that once you hit puberty, numerous physical and emotional changes come along. On the physical side, Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition that can be hereditary and can start after puberty. What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa? Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a skin condition ...

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    Genital Herpes

    OVERVIEW Did you know that one in every six people between the ages of 14 and 49 has genital herpes? Did you know that most of the infected people are not even aware because infection with the virus can be asymptomatic? So how can you tell if you have it? What should you do if you think you might have ...

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    Eczema (Dermatitis)

    OVERVIEW Eczema (also called dermatitis) is a skin condition that can cause a variety of symptoms. These include red and swollen skin, blisters, and itchiness. Eczema is often a result of an allergic reaction or other sensitivities and varies in severity from person to person. Some people only experience ...

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    Contact Dermatitis

    OVERVIEW Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition that is caused when the skin comes into contact with a substance that acts as an irritant or allergen. Contact dermatitis can be classified as a type of eczema. What are the Causes of Contact Dermatitis? There are two main causes of contact ...

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Hours of Operation

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Map and Location

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00am - 12:00pm First and Third Friday of the Month

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed