Kristen (Cesario) Kelly, MD

Kristen (Cesario) Kelly, MD

Dermatology Irvine, CA

University of California, Irvine

Office Address

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  • 1002 Health Sciences Road
    Irvine, CA 92612
    Phone: (949) 824-0606
    Fax: (949) 824-2726

Dr. Kelly's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Dermatology: General Dermatology
  • Clinical Interests: Vascular Birthmarks; Laser Therapy; Lasers; Dermatology

Dr. Kelly's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Vice ChairUniversity of California, Irvine
    Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor (1997-2003); Health Sciences Associate Professor (2003-2013); Health Sciences Professor (2013-present); Chief of Clinical Operations, Dermatology Department (2005-2006); Residency Program Director (2005-present); Medical Director, Dermatology Department (2007-2012)
  • ProfessorUniversity of California, Irvine
    Irvine, CA
  • PhysicianLaguna Niguel Dermatology Group
    Laguna Niguel, CA
  • PhysicianSilverberg Surgical and Medical Group
    Newport Beach, CA

Dr. Kelly's Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at IrvineUniversity of California at IrvineResidency, Dermatology
  • St Mary Medical Center (Long Beach CA)St Mary Medical Center (Long Beach CA)Residency, Internal Medicine
  • UCLA Sch of MedDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAMedical School
  • University of California, Los AngelesUniversity of California, Los AngelesOther Training, BS, Psychobiology

Dr. Kelly's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1994 - 2014
  • American Board of DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyDermatology, 1997

Dr. Kelly's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Annual Meeting of the ASLMSFaculty Oversight for Best Student/Resident Cutaneous Laser Surgery AwardAnnual Meeting of the ASLMS, 2013
  • 31st ASLMS Annual ConferenceFaculty Leader for the Best Student31st ASLMS Annual Conference, 2011
  • Institute for Clinical and Translational ScienceMentoring AwardInstitute for Clinical and Translational Science, 2011
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Dr. Kelly's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Light Emitting Diode Based Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging System for Optimization of Photodynamic Therapy of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Quantitative Reflectance ImagingSaager RB, Cuccia DJ, Saggese S, Kelly KM, Durkin AJ, Lasers Surg Med, 1/1/2013
  • Spatial frequency domain imaging of port wine stain biochemical composition lesions in response to laser therapy: A pilot studyMazhar A, Sharif SA, Nelson JS, Kelly KM, Choi B, Durkin AJ, Lasers Surg Med, 8/1/2012
  • Immunohistochemistry of angiogenesis mediators before and after pulsed dye laser treatment of angiomasLaquer VT, Dao BM, Pavlis JM, Nguyen AN, Chen TS, Harris RM, Rugg EL, Kelly KM, Lasers Surg Med, 3/1/2012
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  • 2013 CalDerm Annual MeetingCalifornia Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery, Santa Barbara, California - 9/20/2013


Grant Support

  • Novel Optical Treatment Approach For Vascular Birthmarks
    Novel Optical Treatment Approach For Vascular BirthmarksEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2010 - 2011
  • Multiwavelength Diode Laser System For PDT
    Multiwavelength Diode Laser System For PDTNational Center For Research Resources
    2010 - 2010
  • Dynamic Epidermal Cooling During 1500  S Pulsed Dye Lasertreatment Of PORT
    Dynamic Epidermal Cooling During 1500 S Pulsed Dye Lasertreatment Of PORTNational Center For Research Resources
    2008 - 2008
  • Combined Photodynamic And Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment Of PORT Wine Stains
    Combined Photodynamic And Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment Of PORT Wine StainsNational Center For Research Resources
    2006 - 2008
  • Photodynamic And Photothermal PORT Wine Stain Treatment
    Photodynamic And Photothermal PORT Wine Stain TreatmentNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases
    2004 - 2006

Dr. Kelly's Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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