Rajiv Kwatra, MD, is board-certified in dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery. Dr. Kwatra sees patients at Dermatology Associates, a private medical practice in Phoenix, Arizona, and provides them with high-quality, individualized care.
Dr. Kwatra grew up in Tampa, Florida, and Toledo, Ohio. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville for college, majoring in History.
After completing medical school at Ohio State University, Dr. Kwatra moved to the valley and interned in internal medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He returned to Ohio State to train in dermatology.
During his residency at Ohio State, Dr. Kwatra developed a strong interest in diagnosing and treating skin cancer. For this reason, Dr. Kwatra underwent additional fellowship training in the surgical treatment of skin cancer using Mohs Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston.
After completing his fellowship, Dr. Kwatra returned to Phoenix to settle permanently. Since then, Dr. Kwatra has treated approximately 40,000 cases of skin cancer with Mohs surgery.
Dr. Kwatra is a Fellowship trained in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and skin cancer treatment.
He is a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery (ACMS), the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), the American Medical Association (AMA), the Phoenix Dermatologic Society, and the Maricopa County Medical Society (MCMS).
Dr. Kwatra is married to Julie Baskin Kwatra, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist. They have two daughters.