Dr. Max Gratrix, MD

Physician (MD, DO)

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Carson Dermatology Skin Cancer Center
1505 Medical Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89703 [MAP]
For an appointment, call (775) 883-7811

About Me

Dr. Max Gratrix is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon providing care to patients in the Carson Nevada area at Carson Dermatology.

He was previously selected to serve as the executive medicine dermatology consultant, where he was the primary dermatology provider for the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, Supreme Court, and senior leaders of the military.

Dr. Max Gratrix formerly served eleven years on active duty in the United States Army.  

 He completed two deployments to combat zones as a battalion surgeon and several training missions including a study of tropical diseases along the Amazon River in Peru.

Medical Expertise

Dr. Gratrix specializes in the use of Mohs surgery to treat skin cancer.

Conditions Treated

Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
Hair Loss (Balding)
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer

Procedures & Services

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

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Education & Training

Dr. Gratrix received his his medical degree as an honor graduate from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland and completed his internship and dermatology residency at Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Centers in San Antonio, Texas, where he received comprehensive training in medical and surgical dermatology.

After residency Dr. Gratrix joined the teaching staff at the Walter Reed dermatology residency training program in Washington, D.C., where he practiced for seven years.  He held numerous leadership positions including Chief of Procedural Dermatology with oversight of residents on complex surgical, cosmetic, and laser procedures.  

Professional Affiliations

Carson Dermatology Skin Cancer Center

Carson Dermatology will work with you to ensure your skin is at its healthiest and free from skin cancer and other common disorders.

With offices in Carson City, NV, and Reno, NV, we provide dermatology services to all surrounding areas, including Sparks, Dayton, Minden, Gardnerville, Fernley, Fallon, North and South Lake Tahoe, Bishop, and Mammoth Lakes.

Carson Dermatology offers skin cancer screenings and treatment of all skin conditions using the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical practices.

Our team of qualified experts will evaluate each patient and provide an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Some problems can be fixed quickly with a simple procedure or medicine, while others may require long-term treatment. We are here to support you and ensure you are consistently happy and that your skin remains healthy.

We have served Northern Nevada since 1979 and pride ourselves on our experience and expertise. Every patient that comes into our office, whether for a one-time appointment or recurring treatments, is part of our family, and we make sure that you leave feeling listened to and cared for.

Our specialty lies in our diagnostic accuracy and treatment, and we feel confident that we can give you the best service and the best treatment.

If you have a skin problem you need help with, contact us today and we’ll be happy to set up an appointment for you to come in and see a licensed and experienced dermatologist.