Kavitha Reddy, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Dermatology

MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Kavitha Reddy specializes in cosmetic and procedural dermatology. She is board-certified in Dermatology, and certified in Procedural Dermatology by the ACGME, and in Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery by the American College of Mohs Surgery.

Dr. Reddy conducts research on cutting edge laser and light therapies at the Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. She has conducted many clinical trials using lasers and other medical devices for the treatment of medical and cosmetic skin conditions including sun damage, skin cancer, skin aging, skin discoloration, vascular birthmarks, and tattoo removal. She has received an American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cutting Edge Research Grant, as well as grants from the American Skin Association, and Aid for Cancer Research. She has been honored as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society.

Dr. Reddy serves as a workgroup member for the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and editor for the Journal of Investigative Dermatology Connector. She has helped lead community organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology Camp Discovery Program, Harvard University Project Health Program, and Boston Public Health Commission Youth to Health Careers Program.

The Role of chk2 in Telomere-Mediated DNA Damage Response: Application Skin Cancer
01/01/2006 - 12/31/2006 (PI)
American Skin Association

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  1. Reddy KK, Gilchrest BA. The role of vitamin D in melanoma prevention: evidence and hyperbole. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 71(5):1004-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25437963; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.08.013;.
  2. Reddy KK. Management of infantile hemangiomas. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr; 7(2):85-6. PMID: 25136207; PMCID: PMC4134657.
  3. Reddy KK, Gilchrest BA. Iatrogenic effects of photoprotection recommendations on skin cancer development, vitamin D levels, and general health. Clin Dermatol. 2011 Nov-Dec; 29(6):644-51.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22014986; DOI: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2011.08.027;.
  4. Reddy KK, Hanke CW, Tierney EP. Malignancy arising within cutaneous tattoos: case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans and review of literature. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Aug; 10(8):837-42. PMID: 21818504.
  5. Abbas O, Reddy K, Demierre MF, Blanchard RA, Mahalingam M. Epidermotropic metastatic mucoepidermoid carcinoma. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010 Jul; 32(5):505-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20489572; DOI: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181c956e1;.
  6. Reddy KK, Hanke CW, Tierney EP. Rapid wound re-epithelialization and basal cell carcinoma clearance after Mohs micrographic surgery with postoperative photodynamic therapy. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010 Feb; 9(2):143-8. PMID: 20214177.
  7. Reddy K, Bhawan J. Histologic mimickers of mycosis fungoides: a review. J Cutan Pathol. 2007 Jul; 34(7):519-25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17576330.
  8. Reddy KK, Reddy KK. Camp discovery: fifteen magical years. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007 Apr; 56(4):677-8. PMID: 17367618.

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Bar chart showing 8 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2007 and 2010 and 2011 and 2014


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