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Chris Adigun, MD, Dermatology, Chapel Hill, NC


Dermatology Chapel Hill, NC

Cosmetic Dermatology

Director and Physician, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill

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  • Chris G. Adigun, M.D., F.A.A.D., is a board certified dermatologist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She practices both general and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Adigun has devoted much of her time to increasing public awareness of skin cancer and the harmful effects of U.V. rays. She has an academic specialty in nail disorders. Prior to opening her practice, Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill, in 2016, Dr. Adigun worked as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the New York University Department of Dermatology in Manhattan and subsequently joined Dr. Roy Geronemus at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. She moved to North Carolina in 2014, where she has been in private practice ever since.
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    Dr. Chris G. Adigun and the Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill team make frequent appearances in the media as experts in dermatology.

Education & Training

  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineResidency, Dermatology, 2011 - 2011
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Dermatology, 2008 - 2011
  • Cone Health
    Cone HealthInternship, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2008
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineClass of 2007, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityBA, Psychology and Africana Studies, 2002
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityPsychology & Africana Studies

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2011 - 2024
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • American Board of Dermatology Dermatology
  • UNC School of MedicineCertified Spanish Translator

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • World Congress of Dermatology Rising Star 2015
  • Super Doctor Rising Star New York Times Magazine, 2013-2014, 2016
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Adverse Drug Reactions of the Lower Extremities  
    Adigun CG, Clin Podiatr Med Surg, 1/1/2016
  • Efinaconazole 10% and Tavaborole 5% Penetrate Across Poly-ureaurethane 16%: Results of In Vitro Release Testing and Clinical Implications of Onychodystrophy in Onychom...  
    Adigun CG, Vlahovic TC, McClellan MB, Thakker KD, Klein RR, Elstrom TA, Ward DB, J Drugs Dermatol, 1/1/2016
  • Longitudinal melanonychia: when to biopsy and is dermoscopy helpful  
    Adigun CG, Scher RK, Dermatol Ther, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • An Evidence-based Approach to Nails: Expert Management of Common Problems 
    American Academy of Dermatology - Annual Meeting 2019 - Washington, D.C. - 3/4/2019
  • Treating Patients with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis: A Case-Based Approach. 
    Chapel Hill, NC - 1/6/2018
  • Punch Biopsy, Suturing Nail Plate to Nail Folds, Pain Management. 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2018
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  • How to Keep Your Nails Healthy and Beautiful. 
    Adigun CG, The People's Pharmacy Podcast
  • Melanonychia Clinical Presentation. 
    Adigun CG, Medscape Drugs & Diseases
  • Hard as Nails: Advanced Nail Surgery Videos. 
    Adigun CG, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
    Chicago, IL - 1/5/2017
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Press Mentions

  • The 6 Best SPF Moisturizers for Men’s Skin
    The 6 Best SPF Moisturizers for Men’s SkinApril 27th, 2018
  • How to Make Sure Dry Cuticles Never Mess up Your Mani Again
    How to Make Sure Dry Cuticles Never Mess up Your Mani AgainJune 23rd, 2020
  • Can Gel Manicures Give You Skin Cancer? Top Dermatologist Explains
    Can Gel Manicures Give You Skin Cancer? Top Dermatologist ExplainsMay 24th, 2019
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, Klara2014 - 2015