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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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    Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW Squamous cells are found throughout our body; they line the surface of many parts of our body, protecting 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 outermost ...

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    Younger Looking Hands

    OVERVIEW It comes as no surprise that aging is accompanied by many changes in our skin. As we age, our skin becomes thinner, looser, and more frail. Even minor trauma can lead to bruising, scratches, or cuts which can take longer to heal. Accumulated sun damage can result in wrinkles, dryness, and the ...

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    Wrinkle Removal Techniques

    OVERVIEW As you grow older, your body loses its ability to produce as much collagen as it once did. Your skin cells also divide at a slower rate, changing their structure and thinning. Wrinkles are a part of this aging process. If you don't like the look of your wrinkles, your dermatologist can help. ...

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    What can treat large facial pores?

    OVERVIEW Although there are no medical reasons why you should be worried about enlarged pores, many feel their appearance would be improved with less noticeable pores. If you have large pores affecting the way you view and feel about yourself, here are some tips to help shrink your pores. What are the ...

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    Ways to Replace Lost Collagen

    OVERVIEW Used to make your body's connective tissue, collagen makes up one-third of all the protein present in your body. Its strong fibers are used to connect ligaments, muscles, bones, and of course, your skin. Collagen is responsible for keeping your skin supple, resilient, and youthful. As you age, ...

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    Vaginal Tightening

    OVERVIEW Aging, childbirth, and a change in your hormone levels can all affect the vagina and your sexual health. If this is beginning to impact your overall quality of life, scheduling an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist to discuss the options for vaginal rejuvenation can help. What ...

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    Unwanted Tattoos

    OVERVIEW Regret getting your last ink? You're not alone—according to WebMD, approximately 25% of people with tattoos experience regret after getting one. If you're looking for a way to remove your unwanted tattoo, talking to a board-certified dermatologist can help. Laser tattoo removal to remove tattoos ...

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    Uneven Skin Tone

    OVERVIEW Uneven skin tone happens when areas of your skin are lighter or darker than other parts. It affects your skin's overall pigmentation due to a pigment known as melanin. Disruption or damage to melanin-producing cells leads to changes in skin tone. Areas of patches that are darker have too much ...

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    Types of Veins and Treatment Options

    OVERVIEW Appearing on your legs, both varicose veins and spider veins can not only affect your outward appearance, but their presence can also signify health problems in your body. A board-certified dermatologist can help—minimally invasive treatments are available to reduce or eliminate varicose and ...

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    Types of Chemical Peels & Which One is Right For You

    OVERVIEW Also known as chemoexfoliation, chemical peels are popular cosmetic procedures that exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin. Depending on your aesthetic needs, chemical peels come in three main types: light, medium, or deep, with deeper chemical peels making use of stronger chemical agents to treat ...

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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