U.S. Dermatology Partners Expands in DFW by Partnering with Trinity Dermatology

May 7, 2018

Dallas, TX U.S. Dermatology Partners (“USDP”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Trinity Dermatology (“Trinity”). With a single location in Carrollton, Texas and five board-certified physicians on staff, the partnership extends USDP’s market-leading position with more than 35 physicians in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and over 100 in the state of Texas. U.S. Dermatology Partners is a physician-owned, dermatology-focused practice management organization.

“We at Trinity Dermatology are happy to announce our association with US Dermatology Partners,” said Dr. Mark Ray, founder of Trinity Dermatology. “Our practice has grown steadily over the last 28 years. We believe that partnering with USDP allows us to continue that growth and to enhance our ability to provide the best skin care to our patients. It’s exciting to be part of such a dynamic organization!”

“Trinity Dermatology, founded by Dr. Mark Ray, has provided outstanding, high-quality care for many years and is a very welcome addition to USDP,” said Dr. Bryan Selkin, North Texas Regional Medical Director. “Now patients in Carrolton and the surrounding communities can benefit from USDP’s expanding network and ancillary services in the DFW Metroplex.”

Founded in 1990, Trinity Dermatology has been caring for the residents of Carrollton, Texas for almost three decades. The practice offers a diverse range of medical and cosmetic dermatology treatments and together its five physicians have more than fifty years of dermatology experience.

“Trinity Dermatology is one of the premier practices in DFW. The name is synonymous with quality and we are proud to partner with the outstanding physicians and support team,” said Geoff Wayne, CEO. “Trinity’s decision to join USDP expands our market-leading presence in DFW and Texas, enabling us to continue building the best practice support available while also increasing access to care for patients.”

Mark Ray, MD, FAAD is the founder of Trinity Dermatology, where he has been in practice since 1990. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and continued his training with an Internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Dr. Ray completed his Dermatology Residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and has served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School of Dallas since 2005. In addition, Dr. Ray is a Preceptor at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

Jon Pruett, MD, FAAD attended the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1993. He then served on active duty for five years in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1998. That same year, Dr. Pruett entered medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA. He graduated from medical school with honors in 2002 and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha. After one year of Internal Medicine training at Exempla Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Pruett went on to complete his Dermatology Residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Pruett joined Trinity Dermatology in July 2006 and his professional interests include skin cancer detection and surgical treatment, acne, psoriasis and cosmetic procedures including Botox®, filler agents and laser procedures. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

Lisa Guidry Pruett, MD, FAAD attended the Louisiana State University School of Medicine where she was inducted into LSU’s chapter of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her Internship in Internal Medicine at LSU’s Charity Hospital and her Dermatology Residency at LSU in Shreveport and New Orleans. Dr. Pruett moved to Dallas in 2009 when she married her husband, Jon, who she practices with at Trinity Dermatology. She enjoys all facets of dermatology, including medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Pruett is board-certified and a member of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

J. Kevin Pidkowicz, DO, MPH, FAAD provides medical and surgical dermatological services including the treatment of skin cancers, rashes, infections, acne, hyperpigmentation, eczema, psoriasis, and more for adults, teens, and children. He obtained his medical degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He went on to complete an internship at Oakland Naval Hospital in Oakland, Calif., a family practice residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Camp Pendleton, Calif., and a dermatology residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Pidkowicz is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served as a Medical Officer at posts around the world, including La Maddalena in Sardinia, off the coast of Italy; at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Rota, Spain; and at bases in Yuma, Arizona; Ft. Meade, Maryland; Camp Pendleton, California; and San Diego, California. His expertise as a board-certified Dermatologist has been called upon by service members all over the world. Dr. Pidkowicz also served our nation’s military as a Dermatologist with the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Arizona.

If you would like more information about U.S. Dermatology Partners, or if you have any questions regarding the partnership with Trinity Dermatology, please contact one of the team members listed below:

U.S. Dermatology Partners

Geoff Wayne
Chief Executive Officer

Scott Wells
Chief Development Officer

Brent Ohlsen
Director of Corporate Development

About U.S. Dermatology Partners
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, U.S. Dermatology Partners provides comprehensive practice management services to over 175 board-certified dermatologists and 61 midlevel providers across more than 90 locations in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Virginia. U.S. Dermatology Partners provides comprehensive management services allowing providers to focus exclusively on delivering high-quality care to patients.

As one of the largest physician-owned dermatology practices in the country, patients of U.S. Dermatology Partners not only have access to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatment through its coordinated care network, but also benefit from the organization’s strong dermatology thought leaders and medical advisory board. The physicians of U.S. Dermatology Partners are fervently focused on providing the highest level of patient-first care, and its team, therefore, includes recognized national leaders in areas such as clinical research, psoriasis, and Mohs Surgery. To learn more, visit usdermatologypartners.com

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