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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 Welcome to Our PracticeWelcome to Dermatology Center of Columbia, Your Dermatologist in Columbia, MOThe 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 Welcome to Our PracticeWelcome to Dermatology Center of Columbia, Your Dermatologist in Columbia, MOThe 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



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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.
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Meet Dr. Schiavo

  • 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.

    Dr. Schiavo has co-authored multiple book chapters and articles. She is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology,  Missouri Dermatology Society, and Women’s Dermatologic Society. Outside of practicing dermatology, she enjoys traveling, exploring Columbia’s food scene, and spending time with friends and family- especially her new baby boy.


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Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed