Kevin J. Flynn, MD, a Dermatologist with Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery

Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Kevin J. Flynn, who serves patients in Austin, Texas.

A specialist in the field of dermatology, Dr. Flynn has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of skin cancer. He provides general and cosmetic dermatological care to patients at Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery.

He has practiced dermatology in various locations, mostly academic including the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, prior to arriving in Austin, Texas in 1999. He brought his expertise to Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in 2006, where he leads the North Austin location. 

Westlake Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatments for medical and aesthetic issues that affect the skin, hair, and nails. At each of the 16 locations in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio, the friendly dermatologists and staff are committed to helping patients achieve their desired results by tailoring treatments to suit each individual’s unique needs and requests. Each of the locations provides dermatology care for adult patients as well as pediatric dermatology services for children. Depending on patients’ specific needs, the physicians offer full medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and dermatologic surgery services.

Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Flynn graduated with his medical degree from the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine in 1976. He then went on to perform his internship and residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by his fellowships in both clinical dermatology and dermatopathology at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center. He also received a Master of Science degree at the University of Minnesota, and then did a year-long fellowship in Mohs surgery under Fredrick Mohs in Madison, Wisconsin.

Providing personalized care for conditions of the skin, the doctor is board-certified in dermatology and dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD). The ABD is a voluntary, non-profit, private, autonomous organization formed for the primary purpose of protecting the public interest by establishing and maintaining high standards of training, education, and qualifications of physicians rendering care in dermatology.

Furthermore, he is board-certified in anatomic pathology & clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology, whose mission is to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists.

A member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology, Dr. Flynn has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters. 

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, the largest organ of the body; a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a specialist doctor who manages skin diseases and deals with both internal and external causes and some cosmetic concerns involving the skin. Dermatological duties include taking consultations, providing screening tests, and undertaking non-invasive surgical procedures.

Four years in a row, Dr. Flynn was selected as a Texas Super Doctor. This honor is presented to only the top five percent of doctors in Texas. Super Doctors are selected through peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review process, and independent research on candidates.

Learn more about Dr. Kevin J. Flynn:

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