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Mark A. Kuriata, DO, F.A.O.C.D., F.A.A.D.
Esther LaTour, MD
Donn LaTour, MD
Matt Marsh, PA-C
Stephanie Mason, PA-C
Roger T. Moore, MD
Jami Ridgeway, PA-C
Ronda Smith, LE
Thomas D. Till, PA-C
Jared P. Wilson, PA-C
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St. Joseph Office
Sturgis Office
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Medical Services
We have a wide range of services designed to address your specific skincare needs.
Conditions Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
Hair Loss & Alopecia
Melanoma
Psoriasis
Rashes
Rosacea
Scars
Skin Cancer
Spider Veins
Vitiligo
Warts
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Treatments & Procedures Biologics & Topical Medications
Excisions & Biopsies
Mohs Surgery
Moles and Skin Cancer Checks
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
Ultraviolet Light Therapy
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Aesthetic
Cosmetic Services
Our cosmetic services are tailored to remedy your skincare needs.
Conditions Brown Spots and Discoloration
Crows Feet
Dark Eye Circles
Enlarged Pores
Lines and Wrinkles
Sagging Skin
Skin Pigmentation
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Treatments & Procedures Botox®
Chemical Peels
CO2 Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing
Facial Fillers
IPL® Photofacial
Kybella®
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Resurfacing
Microneedling
Skin Rejuvenation
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Mark Kuriata DO, FAOCD, FAAD

Mark Kuriata DO, FAOCD, FAAD

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Areas of Interest
Mohs Surgery
A surgery that cuts away thin layers of skin to address skin cancer. Mohs performed by our certified physicians has a high cure rate and minimizes damage to healthy tissue.
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. When detected early, most basal cell carcinomas can be treated and cured and are not considered life-threatening.
Skin Cancer Treatment
Skin cancer is the uncontrolled overgrowth of abnormal skin cells. When caught early, it can be very treatable.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
A common skin cancer that begins when UV light from the sun damages the skin and causes a cancerous tumor. We test all suspicious spots and offer the latest treatments.
About Your Provider
After completing his dermatology residency in Kirksville, MO, Dr. Kuriata came to St. Joseph, MI, to begin work as a dermatologist, starting DSSC, which he owned and operated for 20 years before selling his practice to Dermatologists of Central States (DOCS). In January 2019, the practice was renamed Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center, a part of Dermatologists of Central States.

Dr. Kuriata holds a certificate of added qualifications from the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancers. By utilizing this technique, Dr. Kuriata can effectively remove skin cancers with a low recurrence rate and is skillfully trained to minimize the amount of scarring that results from this type of surgery.

Dr. Kuriata attended medical school at the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery degree. He has been named a “Fellow of Distinction” by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology for his professional and educational contributions to the field of dermatology.

In addition to working as the primary dermatologist for the Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center, Dr. Kuriata is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties for Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was also the department chairman and program director for the university’s Spectrum Health Lakeland’s Dermatology Residency Program.

In his spare time, Dr. Kuriata enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren, fishing, watching movies and playing the drums.
Credentials
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, Des Moines University
Fellow of Distinction, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
Locations
Dowagiac
302 S. Front Street
Suite D
Dowagiac, MI 49047
Phone: (269) 429-7546
Fax: (269) 429-0807
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St. Joseph
300 East Maiden Lane
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone: (269) 429-7546
Fax: (269) 429-0807
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