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Dr. Polder
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Meet Dr. Polder


Kristel D. Polder, M.D.

Dr. Kristel Polder is a board-certified dermatologist and skin care expert specializing in general medical dermatology, laser procedures, facial rejuvenation, injectables, and non-surgical body contouring. She is the co-author of the book Beautiful Skin Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

If you're looking for a dermatologist in Dallas, request a consultation online or call (972) 638-0045 to meet with Dr. Polder. Patients who schedule a consultation for cosmetic procedures will also receive a customized "Total Skin Rejuvenation" plan to help make flawless skin a reality.

Board-certified Dallas dermatologist Dr. Kristel Polder graduated with honors from Texas A&M University and attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She graduated in the top 4% of her class and was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, a Harvard teaching affiliate in Boston. Dr. Polder completed a dermatology residency at The University of Texas Houston Department of Dermatology/MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she served as chief resident during her senior year.

Professional Achievements

Dr. Polder has served as an investigator on several clinical trials, including studies examining the efficacy and safety of lasers as well as topical and oral treatments for a variety of dermatologic conditions. She is co-author of the book Beautiful Skin Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Better Skin, available at www.barnesandnoble.com and www.amazon.com.

Dr. Polder stays active and involved in several national and local organizations and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Women's Dermatologic Society.

Read what our patients say about Dr. Polder at www.drkristelpolderreviews.com.

Dr. Polder is married to a board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Matthew Rowley, who practices with Metropolitan Anesthesia Consultants in Dallas. She enjoys spending time with her family and pet Yorkshire terrier, Cookie.

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