Erlanger Welcomes New Dermatologist

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Dr. Cara Hennings, Erlanger's new dermatologist
Dr. Cara Hennings, Erlanger's new dermatologist

Erlanger Health System announced the opening of UT Erlanger Dermatology and welcomed Cara Hennings, MD, to the physician practice.

 

Dr. Hennings received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and continued her training in dermatology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she was named Chief Resident in her fourth year.

 

Board-certified in dermatology, Dr. Hennings specializes in both adult and pediatric dermatology, treating a variety of skin conditions including acne, eczema and rosacea, as well as psoriasis and alopecia. In addition, Dr. Hennings treats skin cancer and benign growths, performs routine skin checks, and will also begin offering cosmetic dermatology services including botox and soft tissue fillers.

 

Dr. Hennings’s work has been cited in such publications as the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and she has been invited to speak on numerous occasions for Vanderbilt and the Tennessee Dermatology Society.

 

UT Erlanger Dermatology and Dr. Hennings are now accepting new patients at two locations – Erlanger’s Medical Mall,Suite 445-A, and Erlanger at Volkswagen Drive. Appointments and consults may be made by calling 778-5693.


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