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Kenneth H. Neldner, MD

Professor & Chairman Emeritus

Neldner, MD

Professional Activities

  • Chairman Emeritus, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 1993
  • Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 1983-1993
  • Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 1964-1983
  • Chairman, Board of Directors,National Association for PXE (NAPE), 1995-2001
  • Medical Consultant, National Association for PXE (NAPE)

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 1960-1963
  • Rotating Internship, Ancker Hospital, St. Paul, MN, 1955-1956
  • M.D. University of Minnesota, MN, 1955

Professional Interests

  • Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Nutrition, Radiotherapy, Clinical dermatology, Dermatopathology
   

Cloyce Stetson, MD

Chairman and Professor

Stetson, MD

Professional Activities

  • Chairman, Department of Dermatology , Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Lubbock, TX, 2005-Present
  • Professor, Dermatology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 2012-Present
  • Associate Professor, Dermatology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 2004-2012
  • Interim Chairman, Department of Dermatology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 2003-2005
  • Assistant Professor, Pathology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX. 2001-2004
  • Assistant Professor, Dermatology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 1998-2004
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Southwestern Dermatological Society, 1999-2001

Education and Training

  • Dermatopathology Fellowship, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 2000 - 2001
  • Dermatology Residency, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 1995-1998
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1994-1995
  • M.D. University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1994

Professional Interests

  • Pediatric dermatology, Dermatopathology, Mohs micrographic surgery, General dermatology
   

Ikue Shimizu, MD

Assistant Professor

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Dermatology, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX, 2012-Present

Education and Training

  • Procedural Dermatology Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2011-2012
  • Dermatology Residency, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 2008-2011
  • Internal Medicine, Internship, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 2007-2008
  • M.D. Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, 2007

Professional Interests

  • Skin cancer surgery, Mohs micrographic surgery, General dermatology
   

Ashley Sturgeon, MD

Assistant Professor

 Ashley Sturgeon

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2014 – present

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2011 - 2014
  • Internal Medicine, Internship, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2010 - 2011
  • M.D. Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, 2010

Professional Interests

  • Mohs micrographic surgery, Cosmetics, General dermatology
   

Michelle B Tarbox, MD

Assistant Professor

Tarbox, Michelle

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2013 – present
  • Assistant Professor, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO, 2010 – 2013

Education and Training

  • Dermatopathology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, St. Louis, MO, 2009 – 2010
  • Dermatology Residency, Cleveland Clinic, St. Louis, MO, 2006 – 2009
  • Internal Medicine, Internship, Cleveland Clinic, St. Louis, MO 2005 – 2006
  • M.D. Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, 2005

Professional Interests

  • Dermatopathology, Mohs micrographic surgery, Cosmetics, General dermatology
   

Clinical Faculty

Russell Akin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2010-Present
  • Private Practice, Midland, TX, 2010 - Present
  • Mohs Surgery Fellowship, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, 2009 - 2010
  • Dermatology Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2006 - 2009
  • Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2005 - 2006
  • MD, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, 2005
   

Amy Brackeen, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Brackeen, MD

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2006 - present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 2006 - Present
  • Dermatology Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2003 - 2006
  • Transitional Medicine Internship, Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, 2002 - 2003
  • MD, Texas A&M University College of Medicine, College Station, TX, 2002
   

Justin Clark, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Clark, MD

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2000 – present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 2000 – Present
  • Dermatology Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 1997 - 2000
  • Pediatric Internship, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1996 - 1997
  • MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1996
   

Richard Hope, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Hope, MD

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 1995 – Present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 1995 - Present
  • Dermatology Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1992 - 1995
  • Internal Medicine Internship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1991 - 1992
  • MD, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1991

Brent Paulger, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Paulger, MD

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2004 – Present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 1997 - Present
  • Dermatology Residency, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1994-1997
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 1993 - 1994
  • MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, 1993
   

Paul Schwarzentraub, DPM

Clinical Associate Professor

Schwarzentraub, DPM

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, September 2006 – present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 1978 - Present
  • Private Practice, Mattoon, IL, 1975 - 1978
  • Private Practice, Pekin, IL, 1968 - 1975
  • Surgical Residency, Hopedale Medical Complex, Hopedale, IL, 1967 - 1968
  • DPM, Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine, 1967
   

Keith Wisniewski, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Wisniewski, MD

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2009 – Present
  • Private Practice, Lubbock, TX, 2008 - Present
  • Private Practice, Carrollton, TX, 2007 - 2008
  • Dermatology Residency, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 2004 - 2007
  • Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX, 2003 - 2004
  • MD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX, 2003
   
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