MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, and EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally recognized dermatologist Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D., of Crutchfield Dermatology (http://www.crutchfielddermatology.com/), has been selected as one of the countries' best dermatologists by the Castle Connolly medical review organization for 2011 for providing the best and exceptional skin care.
"I am honored to have been selected by my peers and the Castle Connolly medical review board as a best dermatologist. There is nothing more humbling and satisfying than to be recognized by my colleagues for the quality service to patients and the best skin care in Minnesota. I truly appreciate their recognition and confidence in naming me for this best skin care honor," said Dr. Crutchfield, Eagan Dermatologist.
Dr. Crutchfield specializes in the treatment of acne, psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis and ethnic skin disorders. Additionally, Dr. Crutchfield is considered one of the best cosmetic dermatologists in the United States, having developed tremendous programs for the treatment of unwanted wrinkles and unwanted fat.
Dr. Crutchfield is a graduate of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. In addition to his doctorate degree, he also has a master's degree in molecular biology from the Mayo Clinic. He did his internship training at the Gundersen Clinic and his dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota. He is an associate professor of dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, teaching medical students, dermatology residents, nursing students, and other healthcare providers.
Dr. Crutchfield is a regular speaker at many statewide and national medical conferences. He is also a professor of biology and teaches a course at Carleton College every spring.
In local and national surveys involving physicians, nurses, healthcare providers and healthcare facilities, Dr. Crutchfield has been recognized as one of the nation's leading and best skin care experts. Honors include "Top Doctor" (Minneapolis St. Paul magazine), "Top Doctor for Women" (Minnesota Monthly magazine), "America's 10 Leading Dermatologists" (Black Enterprise magazine), America's Top Doctors" (Castle Connolly Guide), "America's Top Dermatologists" (Consumers' Research Council of America), and "The Best Doctors in America 2011-2012" (Best Doctors). In addition to these accolades, Dr. Crutchfield has received the "Gold Triangle Award" from the American Academy of Dermatology, the "Karis Humanitarian Award" from the Mayo Clinic and the "Physician Health Care Hero Award" from Medica, Twin Cities Business and Kare 11 Broadcasting. Dr. Crutchfield is a regularly invited guest on the Lori and Julia Show on myTalk 107.1 radio. Dr. Crutchfield is also the Official Team Dermatologist for the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins.
Crutchfield Dermatology also has an award-winning website, ranked as a "Favorite Place" by Google, that contains hundreds of hours of helpful, consumer-friendly, skin care information and complete program details at http://www.CrutchfieldDermatology.com.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is a healthcare research and information company founded in 1991. Their goal is to help guide consumers to America's top doctors and top hospitals using a detailed survey and comprehensive research process. Physicians profiled in the Castle Connolly "Top Doctors™" guides are selected following an extensive nomination, research and screening process, which involves soliciting nominations from tens of thousands of doctors across the United States each year. "Those very same outstanding Castle Connolly 'Top Doctors™' were involved in the nomination process to identify the recipients for the Castle Connolly awards for clinical excellence and lifetime achievement and select those physicians regarded by their peers as leaders - among the very best in their specialties and for specific diseases and techniques," commented Laura Dornik, Crutchfield Dermatology Clinic Administrator.
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