Lindsay Ackerman, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist who practices with the objective of treating each patient as an individual with unique needs. It is her goal to provide compassionate and effective care in an environment that encourages each patient’s understanding of his or her disease and its management. Dr. Ackerman welcomes a diverse group of patients with general dermatology needs or conditions that require subspecialty expertise.
Dr. Ackerman founded Medical Dermatology Specialists Phoenix, now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners, in the fall of 2008. She received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. She completed her dermatology training at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and followed this training with the completion of an advanced fellowship in immunodermatology and clinical education. During her fellowship, Dr. Ackerman also worked as a clinical instructor in the Tulane Department of Dermatology. Currently, Dr. Ackerman participates in the training of primary-care resident physicians in the Phoenix area.
In addition to Dr. Ackerman’s dedication to the daily practice of dermatology, she is committed to the future of the specialty. Dr. Ackerman has spoken on various topics locally, nationally and internationally, and she has had the privilege of serving in the following national leadership positions:
Dr. Ackerman has been the recipient of many honors from Tulane University, the American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, the Women’s Dermatologic Society, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the University of Arizona and the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Ackerman is committed to her work in clinical practice, patient advocacy, and in sustaining a healthy future for the specialty of dermatology. “I have great pride in the work we do at Medical Dermatology Specialists and am honored to lead in several aspects of organized medicine,” she says. In addition to the pride brought by her passion for her profession, she is enriched by the love for her family, as a wife and mother of three.