Education. Experience. Excellence.

With a smile!



We'd like to tell you about Uptown Dermatology & SkinSpa. So, take your time, look around & get to know us. Take a moment to drop us a line, subscribe to our newsletter, or call to schedule an appointment. We look forward to meeting you!

Healthy Skin. Gorgeous You!

The Practice

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Our Mission

At Uptown Dermatology, we take personal pride in living up to the trust our patients place in us. Our priority is restoring & maintaining the health of your skin. By staying completely versed in the most current aspects of medical, surgical & cosmetic dermatology, we can provide comprehensive & thorough care in a way that is understandable, compassionate & affordable...& deliver it in our relaxing, contemporary, spa-like space. 

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Our Staff

You'll notice the warm professionalism of our team at every step of your visit, from checking in, to your visit with our nurses, as well as in the care of your provider. We're like family (and some members of our team are family!)

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Our Services

  • Our fully credentialed & certified professionals provide a wide range of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services.
  • We believe that quality care takes quality time with your health care providers, so we take the time to listen to you, look at your skin & provide practical, affordable solutions to your dermatology concerns.
  • When your skin is healthy, an improved appearance follows naturally. However, to further enhance your look, we offer a variety of safe and effective cosmetic treatments.

We Look Forward to Meeting You!

Your Visit

We'd like to tell you more about your visit so that you know what to expect when you arrive.

Your Visit

Your Visit

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You can usually see one of our dermatology providers within 1 week.

  • When you schedule your appointment you will be given a check-in time. 
  • Bring photo ID
  • Bring insurance card
  • Bring your parking card if you park in the lot
  • NOTE: Failure to arrive at your check-in time may result in your appointment being canceled, re-scheduled or you may have an extended wait.
  • Once you have checked in, you will be given registration & medical history forms to complete.  
  • Your chart will be prepared & you will meet with a nurse to get an extensive medical history.
  • Your visit with the provider will range from 15 to 60 minutes, depending on your appointment type.
  • Your skin examination, as well as any necessary labs or procedures will then be performed.
  • Our receptionist will check you out and make further appointments if necessary.
  • Plan to be here for a full 60 minutes to allow time for check in, your nurse visit, your provider visit, & check out.


On-Site Parking

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  • We offer discounted on-site parking.
  • $2 for 30 minutes
  • Parking lot is behind our building
  • Enter off W. Lake St. &  Emerson Ave
  • Look for the entrance pictured above
  • Bring in your parking card for 30 minute validation.

  • You will likely be here longer than 30 minutes (usually 60 minutes). The remainder of the parking fees can be paid at the kiosk or at the exit gate.

  • There are also parking meters in front of our building on Lake Street.

  •  Our office is located in the vibrant Uptown area of Minneapolis, so grab lunch or do a little shopping while you are here. 


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  • NOTE: you do NOT need insurance to be seen, we accept:
    • credit cards
    • Care Credit
    • cash
  • We accept most major insurance
  • Check with your insurance company to see if we are in your network. 
    • Aetna 
    • America's PPO 
    • BlueCross BlueShield
      • Aware
      • Blue Plus plans
      • Medicare
      • Minnesota Health Care supplement programs
    • Health Partners
      • Medicare
      • Minnesota Health Care supplement programs 
    • Medica
      • Medicare
      • Minnesota  Health Care supplement programs
    • Minnesota Health Care programs
      • Minnesota Care 
    • Patient Choice 
    • Preferred One 
    • Select Care 
    • Tricare/Champus 
    • UCare Minnesota 
    • United Health Care 
    • WPS/Medicare 
    • Fairview Care Systems 
    • Allina Physician Systems
    • Private insurance and indemnity plans*

More About Your Visit

Check In Time

  • We ask you to check in on time. There is no need to come in early.
  • Your provider will make every effort to see you within 30 minutes of checking in.
  • Plan to be in the building for 60 minutes. 
  •  We will be happy to arrange a separate appointment if there are more issues to be discussed. 

Help Us Stay On Time

  • We appreciate that your time is valuable & will make every effort to see you on time.
  • While timeliness is important, the quality of your health care is our primary concern & we will not sacrifice the quality of your care, or that of the patients ahead of you,  just to be on time.
  • To help us stay on time, we request that you limit your skin concerns to 1  or 2 main topics.

More About Insurance

We will consider accepting private insurance & indemnity plans. Check with your insurance company's website. 

These include, but are not limited to, American Republic, Bankers Life, Benefits Inc, CC systems, CIGNA, CNA Insurance, Continental General Corestar, Crawford & Co., Equicor, Farmers, Federated, Firemans Fund, Galaxy, GEHA, General American, Great West, Liberty Mutual, Mutual of Omaha, Physician's Mutual, Safeco, State Farm, State Fund Mutual, Wausau, and World Insurance.

Questions about Your Bill

  • For billing questions:
    • Email us
    • call our business office at 612-230-7783
    • our Clinic Manager, Chad, at 612.455.3208 

Questions about Your Results

 For questions about your results, please visit our Patient Portal or call your provider's nurse

  • Ann - 612.455.3215
  • Brooke - 612.455.3231
  • Caitlin - 612.455.3213
  • Christi - 612.455.3210
  • Melody - 612.455.3216
  • Rachel - 612.455.3236

Other Questions

  • For general questions, call 
    • our reception desk at 612.455.3200

  • For questions about your laser treatment, please call Joan at 612.455.3207

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