Kristen Hook, MD

Kristen Hook, MD, FAAD

Pediatric Dermatologist

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Our patients educate us daily, and place their trust in us to provide them care.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Birthmarks
  • Dermatitis
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
  • Inherited Skin Disease
  • Laser Treatment of Birthmarks
  • Moles
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • Rady Children's Hospital and University of California,San Diego, CA (Pediatric Dermatology)
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (Clinical Research, Pediatric Dermatology)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" (2017-2019)
  • Groves' Professorship in Pediatric Dermatology; Resident selected teaching award (2012)
  • Emerging Physician Leaders Program Cohort 3


  • Division Director, Pediatric Dermatology
  • Fellowship Director, Pediatric Dermatology
  • Co-Director and Founder, Center for Pediatric Vascular Lesions
  • Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Comprehensive Clinic

Academic Information

Assistant Professor

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