Dr. Melissa Costner, MD

Physician (MD, DO)

North Dallas Dermatology Associates
8144 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 1300
Dallas, Texas 75231 [MAP]
For an appointment, call (214) 420-7070

About Me

Dr. Melissa I. Costner is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist who is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of rheumatic skin disease. She has written many articles and book chapters and has given numerous presentations on this topic at conferences around the world.  She has also conducted clinical research in lupus and dermatomyositis and is published in the major dermatology journals and textbooks.

Dr. Costner graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Thomas in 1987.  She received her doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1993 where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at the same institution and completed a residency in Dermatology at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.  During her residency, she served as chief resident.  She also completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at UT Southwestern.

Medical Expertise

Diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions, including acne, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis and skin cancer.

Conditions Treated

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

Professional Affiliations