Dr. Melissa Irene Costner , MD

Dermatology and Dermatopathology

(214) 420-7070

North Dallas Dermatology Associates
8144 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 1300
Dallas, TX 75231

Overview

Dr. Melissa I. Costner is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of rheumatic skin disease. She has written many articles and book chapters and has given numerous presentations on this topic at conferences around the world. She has also conducted clinical research in lupus and dermatomyositis and is published in the major dermatology journals and textbooks. Dr. Costner graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in 1987. She received her doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1993 where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the same institution and completed a residency in Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. During her residency, she served as chief resident. She also completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at UT Southwestern. For the last 10 years Dr. Costner served on the faculty of the Department of Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical School. She recently left her position as an Assistant Professor in June 2007 to join North Dallas Dermatology Associates in private practice. She was selected by D Magazine as one of the %u201CBest Doctors in Dallas%u201D in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 26 Years

Languages Spoken: English , Korean and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

Graduation Date: in 1993

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Specialties: Dermatology and Dermatopathology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TX BlueChoice
  • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Costner's Office Information

Fax: (214) 442-0738
Website: northdallasderm.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-1:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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