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Atlanta, GA 30342
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Ashley R. Curtis, M.D.

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Dr. Ashley R. Curtis is a gifted dermatologic surgeon whose talent and dedication are matched only by her commitment to the ideals of education and community outreach. She has volunteered extensively at both Northside Hospital and the Wake Forest Dermatology Department conducting public skin cancer screenings and been a featured contributor on RealSelf.com, where she has made her extensive knowledge available to the general public.

Dr. Ashley Curtis - Atlanta dermatologistWith over four years of experience treating hair loss under the world-renowned Dr. Edmond I. Griffin, Dr. Curtis’ compassion and excellence are an integral part of The Griffin Center for Hair Restoration and Research. After recognizing a need for more specialized treatment for women with hair loss, Dr. Curtis and Dr. Griffin opened The Griffin Center for Women’s Hair Loss in 2015.

Dr. Curtis graduated with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2003 with a B.S. in industrial engineering and then went on to the Medical College of Georgia. There she was an active member in numerous honor societies and a proud recipient of the Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award. Graduating in 2007, she went on to complete her residency at the Wake Forest University Department of Dermatology, where she served as chief resident in 2010-2011. In 2011, Dr. Curtis was awarded board certification in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology.

Today, Dr. Curtis is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Women’s Dermatologic Society, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. She has continued to contribute to the advance of medical research, with almost two dozen published articles and presentations to her name, and her passion for teaching has carried over into the instructional video blogs she now performs regularly for the Griffin Center.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Ashley Curtis is a featured contributor on RealSelf.com.

  • EDUCATION:
    • HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate (1995-1999)
      Chattahoochee High School; Johns Creek, GA

      • Magna Cum Laude
    • COLLEGE: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (1999-2003)
      Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

      • Highest Honors
    • MEDICAL SCHOOL: Doctor of Medicine (2003-2007)
      Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA
  • CLINICAL TRAINING:
    • Dermatology Resident Physician (2008-present)
      Wake Forest University Department of Dermatology; Winston-Salem, NC

      • Chief Resident 2010-2011
    • Internal Medicine Preliminary Year (2007-2008)
      Palmetto Health Richmond; Columbia, SC

 

  • MEDICAL LICENSURE:
    • State of North Carolina Medical Training License (2008-present)
    • Diplomate, USMLE (2005-2008)
    • Board-certified Dermatology, 2011

 

  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
    • American Academy of Dermatology
    • Women’s Dermatologic Society
    • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
    • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

 

  • AWARDS AND HONORS:
    • Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    • Lane Scholarship
    • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    • Alpha Pi Mu Engineering Honor Society

 

  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
    • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    • HIV Dermatoses, Infectious Disease Department, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    • Wake Forest University Department of Dermatology
    • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
    • American Journal of Dermatopathology
    • Journal of Dermatological Treatment
    • Gender Medicine
    • Medical College of Georgia Office of Educational Outreach & Partnerships
    • Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA
    • Georgia Institute of Technology Athletic Association

 

  • VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:
    • Best Health Care Screening, Winston-Salem, NC (2011)
    • Annual Skin Cancer Screening, Wake Forest Dermatology Department, Winston-Salem, NC (2008-present)
    • Community Care Clinic, Wake Forest Dermatology Department, Winston-Salem, NC (2008-present)
    • Post Anesthesia Care Unit Volunteer, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA (2002-2003)
    • Ronald McDonald House, Atlanta, GA (1999-2003)

 

  • PUBLICATIONS:
    • McMichael A, Curtis AR, Sanchez DG, et al. Other Follicular Disorders. In: Bolognia J, Jorizzo J, Schaffer J. Dermatology 3rd ed. (In progress)
    • Kaufman W, McNamara E, Curtis AR, Kosari P, Krowchuk D, Jorizzo J. Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann Disease presenting as Steven-Johnson Disease. (In progress)
    • Kaufman McNamara E, Curtis AR, Fleischer Jr AB. Successful treatment of angiofibromata of tuberous sclerosis complex with rapamycin. J Dermatolog Treat. 2010 Aug 1. (e pub ahead of print)
    • Curtis AR, Oaklander AL, Yosipovitch G. Trigeminal Trophic Syndrome from stroke: an under recognized central neuropathic itch syndrome. (Accepted in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology)
    • Curtis AR, Yosipovitch G. Erythrodermic Verrucous Psoriasis. (Accepted in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
    • Curtis AR. Clinical and Pathological Aspects of Skin Diseases in Endocrine, Metabolic, Nutritional and Deposition Disease (book review). (Accepted in the American Journal of Dermatopathology)
    • Smith B, Curtis A, Parsons A, Yosipovitch G, Sangüeza OP. A 41-year-old woman with a scaly erythematous plaque admixed with erosions on the groin, back, and legs: Challenge. Nutritional deficiency. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010;32:828,850.
    • Curtis AR, McMichael A. Hair Growth and Disorders (book review). New Engl J Med. 2009:360:1050-1051.
    • Curtis AR, Tegeler C, Burdette J, Yosipovitch G. Holistic Approach to Treatment of Intractable Central Neuropathic Itch. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Feb 2. (e pub ahead of print)
    • Fichtel J, Richards JA, Davis L. Trichorrhexis Nodosa Secondary to Argininosuccinicaciduria. Pediatr Dermatol. 2007;24:25-7.
    • Richards JA, Sheehan D, Rogers R, Peterson C, Lesher J. Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Facial Nerve Palsy in the Setting of Organ Transplantation. Dermatol Surg. 2006;32:1103-1107.
    • Curtis AR, Sheehan D. Recurring Palpable Purpura. Resid Staff Physician. 2006;52:23.
    • Curtis AR, Hurst E, Lee M, Sheehan D. A True Molluscum Pendulum. Int J Dermatol. 2007;46:853-4.
    • Curtis AR, Sheehan D. Sunless Tanning: A Review. Cosmetic Dermatology, 2006:19:691-693.
    • Curtis AR, Richards, RW. The Treatment of Psychogenic Excoriation and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Using Aripiprazole and Fluoxetine. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2007;19:199-200.
    • Dudelzak J, Curtis AR, Sheehan DJ, Lesher JL Jr. New-Onset Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in a Patient Treated with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Immunotherapy. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008;7:684.

 

  • PRESENTATIONS:
    • Miller, P Curtis AR, Pichardo R. Bullous lupus erythematosus as a cutaneous manifestation of systemic lupus. Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana (February 2011)
    • Kaufman WS, McNamara E, Curtis AR, Krowchuk D, Jorizzo J. Febrile Ulceronecrotic Mucha-Habermann Disease. Presented at the Southeastern Consortium Meeting. Durham, North Carolina (October 2010)
    • Tran B, Curtis AR, Lee AD, Yosipovitch G. Eruptive vellus hair cysts treated with lactic acid: Case report and review of the literature. Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Miami, Florida (March 2010)
    • Curtis AR, Ali S, Lee, AD, Yosipovitch G. Erythrodermic Verrucous Psoriasis. Presented at the Southeastern Consortium Meeting. Charleston, South Carolina (October 2009)
    • McNamara EK, Curtis AR, Pichardo R, McMichael A. Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides. Presented at the Southeastern Consortium Meeting. Charleston, South Carolina (October 2009)
    • Curtis AR, Hurst E, Lee M, Sheehan D. A True Molluscum Pendulum. Presented at Zola Cooper Clinicopathologic Dermatology Conference. San Antonio, Texas (November 2005)
    • Richards JA, Sheehan D, Rogers R, Peterson C, Lesher J. Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Facial Nerve Palsy in the Setting of Organ Transplantation. Presented at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia (October 2005)