Kevin Kia, MD
Acclaimed academic medical dermatologist specializing in skin cancer and other skin maladies, Dr. Kia was Valedictorian of his high school and graduated summa cum laude from medical school. He has been voted in by his peers as one of D Magazine’s “Best Doctor in Dallas.”
Dr. Kevin Kia has a long history of academic excellence and sharing this brilliance with Dermatology students in residency. He graduated Valedictorian from Utica High School in Michigan in 1998 and was quickly accepted into the prestigious combined undergraduate and medical degree program at The University of Michigan (consistently ranked one of the best medical schools in the country). He completed a Bachelor of Science with Highest Distinction (the highest award offered by the university) in Biopsychology and Cognitive Sciences in 2001. Before entering medical school, Dr. Kia followed up on a life-long passion for cooking by moving to Lyon, France to obtain his culinary degree in 2002. Upon returning to the states, Dr. Kia was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society in 2004 and graduated summa cum laude from the medical school in 2006. He finished his internship in Michigan, then came to The University of Texas-Southwestern to complete his residency training in Dermatology.
Dr. Kia has a strong interest in teaching and research and has accepted an appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UT-Southwestern. He spends his academic time overseeing residents on Tuesday mornings at The Dallas Veterans Affairs Hospital and Friday afternoons at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kia’s research has been published in numerous medical journals and presented nationally at multiple conferences. He is a regular speaker at the American Academy of Dermatology where he educates other dermatologists on the importance of cost-effective medicine. Dr. Kia is dedicated to improving the lives of his patients and advancing the field of dermatology.
Dr. Kia is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He serves as an editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Kia enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and two daughters.