Dr. Kris Peters

Dr. Kris Peters


6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121


(858) 900-2766

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About Dr. Kris Peters

Dr. Peters is a board-certified dermatologist who combines the latest advances in dermatology with the clinical art of medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego where he served as chief resident. His interests include complex medical dermatology and he aspires to embark on a dermatopathology fellowship in the near future. Dr. Peters loves practicing dermatology and enjoys teaching his patients about their conditions. He respects the autonomy of his patients and collaborates with them to determine their best treatment options. Dr. Peters is a staff dermatologist at Madigan Army Medical Center. His previous experience with the Army include deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Germany in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed articles and enjoys staying up to date with the current dermatology literature. In his free time, Dr. Peters enjoys playing guitar, exploring the outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, and is an avid college football fan of his alma mater, the University of Miami.

Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.

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Qualifications and Education

Board Certified Dermatologist American Academy of Dermatology Residency: US Naval Medical Center, San Diego Medical School: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL Professional Experience Dermatologist, July 2018-present Madigan Army Medical Center Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98431 Chief Resident, July 2017-June 2018 Naval Medical Center San Diego Dermatology Department San Diego, CA 92134 Battalion Surgeon, July 2013-June 2015 4th Infantry Division Headquarters Battalion Fort Carson, CO 80913 Deployment Experience Battalion Surgeon, February 2015-April 2015 Operation Atlantic Resolve, Mission Command Element 4th Infantry Division Headquarters Battalion Grafenwoehr, Germany Battalion Surgeon, August 2013-July 2014 COMKAF Deputy Medical Advisor Combined Joint Task Force – 4, Regional Command South 4th Infantry Division Headquarters Battalion Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Education 2015-2018 Dermatology Residency, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134 2012-2013 Transitional Year Internship, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, TX 79930 2008-2012 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 2002-2007 Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 Licensure 2013-present State of Nebraska Medical License #1048 Certification 2018-present American Board of Dermatology 2008-present Basic Life Support (BLS) Community Service 2012 Medical Volunteer, Hogar Clinica San Juan de Dios, Cusco, Peru 2007-2008 AmeriCorps Member, Duval County Jail, Jacksonville, FL 32202 2007 Youth Basketball Coach, Gulliver Academy, Miami, FL 33156 2006-2007 Playroom Volunteer, Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL 33155 2005 Emergency Room Volunteer, Baptist Hospital, Miami, FL 33176 Professional Organizations Member, American Academy of Dermatology, 2015-present Member, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2015-present Member, Pacific Dermatology,, 2015-present Member, Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, 2008-present Military Training 2012 Combat Casualty Care Course 2010 Basic Officers Leadership Course Honors and Recognitions 2015 Meritorious Service Medal 2014 Meritorious Unit Commendation 2014 Bronze Star Medal 2014 Joint Service Achievement Medal 2014 NATO International Security Assistance Force Ribbon 2014 Overseas Service Ribbon 2013 Afghanistan Campaign Medal 2013 Army Achievement Medal 2012 Global War on Terrorism Service Medal 2010 Army Service Ribbon 2009 National Defense Service Medal 2001 Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America Publications Landau Z, Peters K. Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia (ALHE): A typical presentation on the scalp of a US Navy Sailor. Accepted for publication by Consultant, August 2018. Peters K, Jones I, Goldman M. Treatment of Sclerodermoid Graft-Versus-Host Disease With the Fractionated Nonablative 1,927 nm Thulium Fiber Laser. Accepted for publication by Dermatologic Surgery, April 2018. Twede J, Peters K. Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcus in an Immunocompetent Iraq War Veteran. Accepted for publication by Cutis, April 2015. Peters K, Twede J. A Case of Penile Plaques in Afghanistan. Military Medicine 2015 Jul; 180(7):e850-2 Peters K, Switzer M, Shirley S. An Active Duty Patient with Common Variable Immune Deficiency with Early Diagnosis with the Help of the Electronic Record. Journal of Medical Cases 2015; 6 (2): 62-64 Peters K. Evidence Based Toxicology: What is the Pathophysiology of Carbon Monoxide Induced Seizures? ACEP Toxicology Newsletter. 2011 December

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