"Dr. Elizabeth Piantanida is a board-certified dermatologist who treats patients of all ages for diseases of skin, nails or hair. Serving the Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Canyon City, Woodland Park and Monument regions in Colorado, her specialties include cosmetic dermatology, surgical dermatology, and general dermatology.
The founder and director of Skin MD Colorado, Dr. Piantanida grew up in San Diego, California, where she earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of California, San Diego.
After earning her undergraduate degree, Dr. Piantanida enrolled at Tulane University School of Medicine, where she received her medical degree with academic honors. She was also elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. She then completed her residency in dermatology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Naval Medical Center and served as an officer and dermatologist in the US Army until 2001.
Dr. Piantanida is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Piantanida has held teaching positions as Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Hawaii, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She has 23 years of extensive experience practicing dermatology and performing cosmetic procedures."