Dr. Kristy Fleming
Orange County's Leading Board Certified Dermatologist
Dr. Kristy Fleming
Dr. Fleming is uniquely qualified in the field of cosmetic dermatology. She is a talented artist and uses this background, her knowledge of facial anatomy and the anatomical changes that occur with aging, to create dramatic, yet natural-appearing results.
Dr. Fleming was an associate clinical professor at UCLA and has performed extensive research with notable publications on several topics in dermatology, including: psoriasis, peer guidelines for the treatment of acne, laser procedures, severe and life-threatening medication reactions in the skin, pediatric dermatology, genetic blistering disorders, disorders of pigmentation, academic dermatology, skin cancer, and internal cancers with cutaneous presentation.
Dr. Kristy Fleming Philosophy
Our patients are our passion. We are honored to care for you and your loved ones. We want your experience in our office to be exceptional. We are very proud that our patients refer their friends and family.
Meet Dr. Kristy Fleming
Dr. Kristy M. Fleming, MD is a graduate of University of California, Irvine School of Medicine where she was inducted into the exclusive medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. Only the top five percent of the class receive such an honor. She has been a board certified dermatologist for eight years, and we welcome her to the Appearance Center of Newport Beach, the leading plastic surgery center in Orange County.
Dr. Fleming grew up in Huntington Beach and is a southern California native. As the youngest of three daughters, she soon began to show an interest in art and aesthetics through visits to her father's surfboard factory where she enjoyed discovering the ways in which color could be used to enhance visual appeal and to create desired effects. She particularly loved sharing the final creations with others and experiencing the positive reception.
Along with her appreciation for art soon came a love of science. Dr. Fleming went on to attend the University of San Francisco and graduate summa cum laude with a degree in molecular biology and a minor in biochemistry. She never gave up on art, however. Her college studies included numerous art courses, where she particularly enjoyed learning about the female form. It was when she began her medical studies at Irvine that her passions of art and biology intersected, leading her choose dermatology as her field of medical practice. Kristy culminated her medical studies with a residency at Baylor University of Medicine, one of the best known colleges for dermatology.
Specialty Areas of Practice
Here at the Appearance Center of Newport Beach, Dr. Fleming specializes in helping the residents of Fashion Island and the surrounding areas in the treatment of aesthetic skin issues and skin cancer. She is particularly skilled in performing Moh's micrographic surgery in the eradication of skin cancer cells. Dr. Fleming is an expert at utilizing the latest technology in cosmetic enhancement such as Botox, Juvederm and Restylane, along with other neurotoxins, fillers and dermabrasion to address appearance concerns. Her artistic appreciation guides her to give clients the most natural looking results.
Additional Dermatological Knowledge
While she specializes in skin cancer and aesthetic enhancement, Dr. Fleming is knowledgeable in a broad range of dermatological areas. She can help patients to treat a wide number of skin problems such as:
- Alopecia Areata
- Fungal Nail Infections
- Lichen Planus
She also performs various medical procedures, including destruction of benign skin lesions and penile lesions, as well as other skin surgeries. She is well-versed in skin abnormalities and can help patients to overcome the often painful or embarrassing effects such disorders can cause.
Dr. Fleming has been a practicing dermatologist and Board Certified Surgeon for eight years. Not only is she an asset to the Appearance Center of Newport Beach and our clients, she does much for the community through the founding of a charity that distributes skin care products to people who are economically struggling.
If you are concerned about a skincare or medical dermatology issue, contact our office to learn how we can best assist you. As with all of our doctors, Dr. Fleming is among the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the field of dermatology. She is well-qualified and eager to help you with your your concerns, whether they are aesthetic or medically related. Feel free to call our office for a consultation regarding your specific needs.