Dermatology Welcomes Dr. Karthik Krishnamurthy
Karthik Krishnamurthy, DO, is the new Director of Dermatology at Jacobi Medical Center.
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Dr. Krishnamurthy received dual B.S. degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry, from the University of Missouri before earning his medical degree at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. Following an internal medicine internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, he completed his dermatology residency at Saint Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. He has a special interest in translational research. His publications have appeared in Dermatological Surgery, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, and the Journal of the American College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also a contributor to the third edition of Treatment of Skin Diseases.
In his first few months at Jacobi, Dr. Krishnamurthy, an enthusiastic clinician-educator, has made various changes and updates including expansion of the pediatric dermatology clinics, as well as increasing efficiency and revenue collections. He sees patients in the Faculty Practice at the Center for Dermatology on the Moses Campus.