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Cindy Firkins Smith, MD

    • Specialties: Dermatology
    • College
      Mankato State University, MN
    • Medical School
      University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
    • Internship
      Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
    • Residency
      Dermatology, University of Minnesota, MN
  • Areas Of Interest

    Provide a full range of general dermatology services including medical and surgical treatment of skin, hair and nails.

    Other surgical procedures and services include:

    • Excision of benign and malignant skin lesions
    • Mohs Surgery
    • Simple to complex reconstruction
    • Narrow Band UVB Therapy
    • PUVA
    • Laser:
      • Versapulse (Pulsed dye)
      • Gentlelase (Alexandrite)
      • Ultrapulse CO2
      • Excimer

    Skin rejuvenation, anti-aging and cosmetic procedures including:

    • Botox injections (for wrinkles and excessive sweating)
    • Chemical peels
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Soft tissue filler injections
  • Professional Memberships
    • Adjunct Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota
    • American Academy of Dermatology
    • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
    • American Society for Mohs Surgery
    • Minnesota Dermatologic Society, past president
    • Women's Dermatologic Society
    • Minnesota Medical Association, past president
    • American Medical Association, alternate delegate
    • Mid-Minnesota Medical Society, past president
  • Awards & Accolades
    • Board Certified, Dermatology
    • Recertified, Dermatology

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The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to helps us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

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Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO