Kristy Fleming, M.D.

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About Dr. Fleming

Biography: Dr. Fleming, MD is a graduate of University of California, Irvine School of Medicine where she was inducted into the exclusive medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha, an honor given to the top five percent of the class. She went on to attend the University of San Francisco and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in molecular biology and a minor in biochemistry. She culminated her medical studies with a residency at Baylor University of Medicine, one of the best known colleges for dermatology.


Specialty: General and Cosmetic Dermatology, Mohs Surgery


Interests: Dr. Fleming is passionate about dermatological research and education. She is also an active member in her Newport Beach community, advocating for the health of displaced women and children.


Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology




  • Chief Resident, Dermatology - Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affair Hospital, 2012
  • Chief Resident, Dermatology - Ben Taub General Hospital, 2011
  • Dermatology Aesthetic Liaison, 2011 - 2012
  • Education Committee - Baylor College of Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - University of California, Irvine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Service Project Award
  • Dean’s Office Research Fellowship, University of California, Irvine
  • University of San Francisco Dean’s Medal Finalist, 2004
  • University of San Francisco Dean’s Honor Roll
  • Achievement Recognition for College Scientists Scholarship, 2004
  • Achievement Recognition for College Scientists Scholarship, 2003
  • Student of the Year - Health Professionals Alumni Society, 2003
  • Award for Academic Excellence in Biology: Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2002
  • Summa cum laude - University of San Francisco, California
  • Graduate of the Honors Program in Biology
  • Graduate of the Honors Program in Humanities
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honors Society


Medical School: University of California, Irvine - Doctor of Medicine, 2004 - 2008 


Internship: Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Internal Medicine Preliminary, 2008 - 2009 


Residency: Baylor College of Medicine - Dermatology Residency, 2009 - 2012 


Research: For the past fifteen years, Dr. Fleming has conducted research in the fields of Biology and Dermatology. She has written nearly 30 notable publications on several topics in dermatology, including: psoriasis, peer guidelines for the treatment of acne, laser procedures, severe and life-threatening medication reactions in the skin, pediatric dermatology, genetic blistering disorders, disorders of pigmentation, academic dermatology, skin cancer, and internal cancers with cutaneous presentation. In addition, she has conducted oral presentations regarding skin cancer and cell abnormalities,  as well as contributed to three medical textbooks. 

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