On The Move
Germain Dermatology Adds Renowned Dermatopathologist to Practice
Sep 14, 2012
MT. PLEASANT, SC - September 14, 2012 - Germain Dermatology announces the addition of internationally known, board-certified dermatopathologist Kathleen J. Smith to its staff. Dr. Smith is now seeing patients at Germain Dermatology, 612 Seacoast Parkway in Mount Pleasant, with a special focus on the diagnosis and treatment of advanced diseases of the human skin including acne, hair loss, eczema, psoriasis, blistering skin disorders and other diagnoses.
With more than 20 years of active military service as a U.S. Army physician, Dr. Smith is also board certified in dermatological immunology and diagnostic and laboratory immunology. Her expertise in these areas have allowed her to write more than 200 scientific articles in prestigious medical journals and prepare and deliver more than 250 formal presentations. Dr. Smith earned her medical degree from the Carver College of Medicine at University of Iowa. She completed a three-year residency in dermatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC and then completed two one-year fellowships; one in dermatopathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC and the other in immunodermatology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD.
Dr. Smith is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology and the Society for Investigative Dermatology.
“It’s a privilege to be working side by side with Dr. Smith.” said Dr. Marguerite Germain, board-certified dermatologist and owner of Germain Dermatology, “As a physician, Dr. Smith was not only my professor, she was my mentor, teaching me the importance of the underlying causes of skin conditions and disorders. Adding her as a physician to our staff will help many in the Lowcountry that battle with skin conditions, hair loss and other severe skin diagnoses.”
To read some of Dr. Kathleen J. Smith’s medical articles in Southern Distinction magazine, visit here.
For more about Germain Dermatology, visit www.germaindermatology.com.
About Germain Dermatology
Dr. Marguerite A. Germain, M.D. is a board certified Dermatologist specializing in all aspects of caring for the health and beauty of the skin. Voted best Dermatologist for seven consecutive years, she is a national and international educator for Lasers, Fillers and Botox. For more, visit www.germaindermatology.com or follow Germain Dermatology on Facebook and Twitter.