Excellence In Dermatology From A Rich Education
Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of ethnic skin care concerns.
Dr. Crutchfield is native of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. He was born in Minneapolis and grew up in the Highland Park area of St. Paul. He attended Highland Park and Minnehaha Academy high schools. He has a Bachelors degree from Carleton College. He graduated from the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine with both a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Doctoral degree (M.D.) in Medicine. His post-graduate medical training included one year at the Gundersen Clinic and a three year Dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota. He is certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Crutchfield’s honors and appointments include:
- AOA National Honor Medical Society
- America’s Leading Physicians, Black Enterprise Magazine
- Gold Triangle Award American Academy of Dermatology
- Team Dermatologist; Minnesota Twins Baseball
- Top Doctor, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
- Top Dermatologist for Women, Minnesota Monthly Magazine
- Top Dermatologist’s in America, Consumer’s Research Council
- Best Doctors in America 2006
- Top Pediatric Dermatologist, Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine
- Teacher of the Year Award at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
- Physician Healthcare Hero Award, Medica and Twin Cities Business Journal
- National Editor’s Award, Dermatology Nurses’ Association
- Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of Minnesota Medical School
Discovering, Teaching and Sharing With Colleagues
Dr. Crutchfield is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Crutchfield is actively involved in medical student, resident and community physician education. He has won several teaching awards including a recognition award from the Medical School and the Student national Medical Association for his significant contributions towards Minority medical education. He also has a current appointment as a visiting Professor of Biology at Carleton College. Dr. Crutchfield is an active member of the American
Dr. Crutchfield has a vibrant and award winning private practice of Dermatology, Crutchfield Dermatology and Spa located in Eagan Minnesota with over 25,000 patients. He actively conducts research on psoriasis, anti-oxidant skin rejuvenation products, and cosmetic products in ethnic skin. He has a U.S. patent on a dermatology medication for psoriasis.
Dr. Crutchfield specializes in ethnic skin care concerns, psoriasis, acne, vitiligo, pediatric dermatology, laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology. He is an avid clinical photographer and is an expert contributor to LogicalImages.com, a web-based image and medical information program. He is regularly invited to appear on numerous television and radio programs discussing skin care issues.
Notable mentors and dermatologists that Dr. Crutchfield has studied under include Pearl Grimes, A. Paul Kelly, Steve Webster, Mark Dahl, Maria Hordinsky, Bruce Bart, Rex Amonette, Bernie Ackerman, Nick Rogers, Mark Pittelkow, Chris Zachary and Ifty Ahmed.
Dr. Crutchfield has co-authored a textbook of dermatology "A Clinical Atlas (and textbook) of 101 Common Skin Diseases" (with Bernie Ackerman, MD) and has over 100 peer-reviewed and editorially reviewed publications. He is a locally, nationally and internationally recognized dermatology lecturer.
Dr. Crutchfield is a Diplomat of both the American Board of Dermatology and the United States National Board of Medical Examiners. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Cosmetic and Aesthetic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, North American Society for Aesthetic Lipodissolve, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, O’Leary Dermatologic Society, National Medical Association, American Medical Association, Minnesota Dermatologic Society, Minnesota Medical Association, East Metro Medical Society; Doctors Mayo Society, Mayo Alumni Association and the Minnesota Association of Black Physicians. He is a founding board member of www.FindaBlackDoctor.com.
Dedicated To Helping People
Dr. Crutchfield will see patients who have difficulty affording medical care at a reduced rate or without charge. Dr. Crutchfield Actively supports Camp Discovery for Children with Skin Disorders, The Reading Center for Children with Dyslexia and other Reading Challenges and the Pat Crutchfield Memorial Scholarship Fund for young women demonstrating exceptional community service.
Dr. Crutchfield lives in Eagan with his wife Laurie, daughters Olivia and Arianna and son Charles IV.
His hobbies include painting, photography and baseball.
Additional information about Dr. Crutchfield can be found at www.CrutchfieldDermatology.com.