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Dr. Kate Ross, MD

Dermatologist

Professional statement

Kate Ross is a compassionate and detailed dermatologist treating her patients in Sarasota and Bradenton, FL. Dr. Ross is originally from Gainesville, FL, and she earned her medical degree from the Florida State College of Medicine. She then completed an internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at the University of South Florida. Dr. Ross has received training from the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, where she treated high-risk patients. Dr. Ross welcomes her patients to her practice, where she provides a variety of cosmetic dermatology procedures. Some of the services that she provides include MOHs surgery, SlimLipo, Botox injections, fillers, skin cancer screenings, and laser resurfacing. Dr. Ross also provides high-quality, complex medical dermatology care. Dr. Ross is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for MOHs Surgery, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. She has attended seminars held by the Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic Conference. In her spare time, Dr. Ross enjoys playing guitar, participating in triathlons, and playing soccer.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Dermatologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Florida State University
  • University of South Florida, Residency in Dermatology

Awards and publications

  • Ross, K. Cherpelis, B, Lien, M, Fenske, N. Spotlighting the role of photodynamic therapy in cutaneous malignancy; An update and expansion. Accepted to Dermatologic Surgery 2013.
  • Ross. K, Lien, M., Contreras, J. A case of asymptomatic cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa: Review of treatment options and therapeutic guidelines. Accepted to Cutis 2013.
  • Casper, David; Ross, Kate; Messina, Jane; Sondak,Vernon; Bodden, Cheryl; McCardle, Tim, Glass, L.Frank. Use of Anti-Phosphohistone H3 Immunohistochemistry to Determine Mitotic Rate in Thin Melanomas. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010 Oct; 32(7):650-4

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1750600359

Office locations

Orchid Dermatology and LA Plastic Surgery

4701 Manatee Avenue West

Bradenton, FL 34209

Orchid Dermatology and LA Plastic Surgery

1274 North Palm Ave.

Sarasota, FL 34236

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Dr. Ross is amazing. Great bed side manner. Highly skilled and trustworthy. Lover Ashley and her entire staff.
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Once my initial paperwork was completed, I was seen right away! The staff was friendly, efficient and made me feel at ease. Already booked my annual checkup for next year!
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Dr. Ross was a lovely person to interact with. She seemed knowledgable and competent and was very thorough. This was a regular dermatology checkup and I left feeling confident Dr. Ross did it well.
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Dr. Ross and her staff are all very friendly, efficient and kind!
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Kate very professional ! Dawn (ass't I think) just perfect. What great listeners! I always learn something.
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Everyone was wonderful. Professional, courteous and took the time to explain everything.
Less than 6 months ago
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Good visit. As a medical professional, I would recommend this practice to anyone in need of a great skin assessment. The supporting staff were very courteous and helpful.
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She explain everything to the patients answer everything I'm asking about and if don't understand she'll try her best to make me understand great communication.
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Highly recommend! Very professional but warm too.
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Wonderful office staff and Providers are great too! Do not hesitate to come to this Provider for care.
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The entire staff was wonderful !!!
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The visit was excellent. Return phone call, not so much. Still waiting actually.
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She has a very pleasant manner and clearly knows what she is doing.
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My visit was beyond excellent. The staff was very friendly and professional. They were very knowledgeable and caring. Dr. Ross is the best. I would highly recommend her without any reservation. She made sure that I was comfortable, told me everything that was happening and answered all my questions. GREAT!!
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She is competent, personable, and warm.
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Dr. Ross and her nurse were very friendly and I felt comfortable.
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Outstanding
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Dr. Ross and her staff were awesome. Dr. Ross is highly skilled, very efficient with tremendous people skills. She was thorough and took care of everything that was on my mind. She performed seversl small procedures very swiftly with incredible precision. Lucky I found her.
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I was very pleased with my visit. Liked Dr. Ross very much. Professional but also very friendly. I would highly recommend her. I was seen very quickly after I arrived. It was nice to be able to do all the paperwork online and schedule the appointment the same way.
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Very professional and nice. I will return!
More than 1 year ago
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Pleasant,quick, and accurate. Was recommended to me by a friend and I would do the same.
More than 1 year ago
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She was highly professional, thorough and helpful. Answered my questions clearly. Offered suggestions and options. Will continue to utilize her services. Her billing person, Alexis, was also excellent and took the time to explain their prices and my insurance details.
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Great, would recommend.
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A great first visit. Like my new doc!
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great staff, fantastic bedside manner. took the time to explain and educate, answering any questions I had - would highly recommend.
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Smart, personable, thorough, informed. I feel confident that I am in excellent hands.
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Best dr visit I have ever had
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First time seeing Dr. Ross. I'm very impressed. She is very thorough and explains everything in detail. Took photos of all the areas I'm concerned about for further reference. She removed several skin tags and a small growth on my face. Very gentle and I would absolutely recommend her.
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She is warm, professional and listens to your concerns. Her exams are thorough as well as her treatment options. I have recommended her to my co workers. Office staff is friendly and professional. I'm happy to be a patient.
More than 1 year ago
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Very personable
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Very friendly and professional !!
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Dr. Ross and the staff were professional and pleasant.
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Dr. Kate Ross is an excellent doctor. She is extremely knowledgeable, patient and kind. She was happy to give detailed answers to all my questions and concerns. Highly recommend!
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I had a good experience with Dr. Ross. She and her nurses were friendly and very willing to answer questions and offer advice. I will continue to see her for dermatological needs.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Ross is extremely personable and professional. She asks a lot of questions and is always looking for the best option for treatment. Her staff is extremely helpful.
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Very impressed . She was very knowledgeable and professional.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Ross is very easy to talk with. She directly and clearly answers questions, and clearly explains choices for treatment.
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Very professional but personable. You
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She was great with my 5yr old son. She made him and I both comfortable.
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My first visit and she and her staff made me feel very comfortable.
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Very professional, kind and took the time to listen and explain.
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Short interaction but the Doctor handled herself professionally and was pleasant as was her nurse. Since this was the initial appointment I will reserve judgement on abilities until after the process has been completed.
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I think she is very professional and a great Dermatologist!
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Dr Ross and her staff were very friendly and professional. They took a personal interest in me and didn't rush me to a diagnosis or even another appointment. I highly recommend Dr. Ross and her staff to anyone in need of a quality dermatologist.
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I would recommend her she is a very nice Dr. And she took the time to explain things to me that some Dr's dont.
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Was very pleased with my first.
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Dr. Ross was very friendly. She was understanding in helpful in keeping costs affordable.
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I loved this doctor. She was professional and very kind. Her nurse was empathetic. Even the receptionist was knowledgeable and kind.
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I really, really like Dr. Ross. She is very professional and genuinely caring. I would definitely recommend her.
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She was very nice. Very professional. I have already reccomended her to all my friends! All the office help and nurses we're great too!
More than 1 year ago
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