U.S. Dermatology Partners Signs Colorado Partnership

November 21, 2017

Dr. Michaela McDonnell, a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine, completed her internship at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver. After her internship, she returned to the University of Iowa College of Medicine for her dermatology residency training. Dr. McDonnell’s professional interests include skin cancer screening, dermatologic surgery, acne, eczema, psoriasis, and alopecia. She offers a wide array of cosmetic and surgical procedures as well. Dr. McDonnell is active in several professional associations, including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, Colorado Dermatologic Society (past president), and the Colorado Medical Society, among others.

Dr. David Hurt is a Colorado native and received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, graduating at the top of his class, and was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a prestigious medical honor society. He completed his internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and his dermatology residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Hurt’s professional specialties include dermatologic surgery, skin cancer screening and treatments, acne, eczema, and psoriasis. In addition, he specializes in a wide array of cosmetic and surgical procedures. Dr. Hurt is professionally affiliated with several medical associations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, Colorado Dermatologic Society, and the Colorado Medical Society, among others.

Dr. Kira R. Giovanielli earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. She went on to complete both her internship and dermatology residency at Yale, serving as chief resident in her final year. Dr. Giovanielli moved to Colorado in 2006 and was in private practice in the Golden area before joining the Center for Advanced Dermatology. Her professional specialties include skin cancer screening, surgical procedures, acne, eczema, psoriasis, alopecia, rosacea, and pediatric dermatology. In addition, she specializes in multiple cosmetic procedures.

Joining the physicians of Center for Advanced Dermatology are their two highly-experienced midlevel providers: Ken Wright, M.S., PA-C; and MaryAnn Straley, FNP-C.

“We are excited to enter the state of Colorado through partnering with the high-quality and well-respected team at Center for Advanced Dermatology,” said Geoff Wayne, CEO of U.S. Dermatology Partners. “Drs. McDonnell, Hurt, and their providers have built an exceptional practice serving the greater Denver area.”

If you would like more information about U.S. Dermatology Partners, or if you have any questions regarding the partnership with the Center for Advanced 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 130 board-certified dermatologists and 50 midlevel providers across ~70 locations in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana and Maryland. U.S. Dermatology Partners supports providers so they can focus exclusively on delivering high-quality care to patients.

As one of the largest physician-owned dermatology practices in the country, U.S. Dermatology Partners patients 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 subspecialty 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

About ABRY Partners 
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is an experienced and successful private equity investment firm focused on media, communications, healthcare services, insurance services, business and information services. Since its founding, ABRY has completed more than $62 billion of transactions, representing investments in more than 550 properties.

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