Kristen Peterson, NP, is a board-certified advanced nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner at Dermatology Associates, a private medical practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Kristen has extensive skin care experience, has practiced in the dermatology field for over 13 years, and treats patients of all ages.
Kristen received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Arizona State University and her master’s degree from the University of Phoenix, both of which she proudly graduated with honors.
Kristen believes it is essential to educate her patients while developing customized treatment plans to assist them in achieving their desired skin care goals. She enjoys all medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology aspects and treats many skin problems ranging from acne, warts, and psoriasis to eczema.
Establishing a rapport with her patients and their families is very important to Kristen, and she is dedicated to keeping up with the latest advancements in the field of dermatology.
She provides her patients with educational information about skin cancer detection, treatment, and prevention. She explains each diagnosis and provides recommendations along with all of the risks and alternative treatment options.
Kristen also is an expert in performing many aesthetic procedures and anti-aging modalities. Her cosmetic specialties include wrinkle reduction with Botox, plumping the lips with dermal fillers, microdermabrasion, and reversing the signs of aging with fractional IPL laser treatments.
In her leisure time, Kristen enjoys cooking, cycling, hiking, and spending time with her friends, loved ones, and cherished pets.