Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center
1020 Hitt St
Columbia, MO

Phone: 573-882-4800

Other Phone Numbers:

Phone: 573-882-4800

Fax: 573-884-0723

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1. Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center

1020 Hitt St
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-882-4800
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: 573-882-4800
Fax: 573-884-0723
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Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine


University of Missouri Health Care


University of Missouri Health Care

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Profile

Chair, Department of Dermatology
Philip C. Anderson Chair of Dermatology
Director, Missouri Telehealth Network
Director, Center for Health Policy

Research Interests

  • Teledermatology
  • Skin cancer, including melanoma
  • Shared decision making in skin cancer treatment
  • Melanoma prevention and screening 

Areas of Expertise

  • Teledermatology
  • Health policy
  • Health literacy


(last name Zanol before 2000)

  • Resneck JS, Lee I, Kovarik CL, Edison K. Choice, Transparency, Coordination, and Quality Among Direct-to-Consumer Telemedicine Websites and Apps Treating Skin Disease. JAMA Dermatol.2016;152(7):768-775
  • Becevic, M., R. Mutrux, and K. Edison. "Show-Me ECHO: Complex Disease Care Capacity-Building Telehealth Program." Studies in health technology and informatics 226 (2016): 233.
  • Edison K. Effect of Teledermatology on Access to Dermatology Care Among Medicaid Enrollees. Expert Commentary - Practice Update website.
  • Whited J, Warshaw E, Edison K, Kapur K, Thottapurathu L, Raju S, Cook B, Engasser H, Pullen S, Parks P, Sindowski T, Motyka D, Brown R, Moritz T, Datta S, Chren M, Marty L, Reda D.  Effect of Store and Forward Teledermatology on Quality of Life.  JAMA Dermatology 2013; 149 (5): 584591.
  • Whited JD, Warshaw EM, Kapur K, Edison KE, Thottapurathu L, Raju S, Cook B, Engasser H, Pullen S, Morita TE, Datta SK, Marty L, Foman NA, Suwattee P, Ward DS, Reda J.  Clinical course outcomes for store and forward teledermatology versus conventional consult processes: a randomized trial.  Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 2013;19(4): 197-204.
  • Edison K, Fleming D, Nieman E, Stine K, Chance L, Demiris G.  Content and Style Comparison of Physician Communication in Teledermatology and In-Person Visits.  Telemed J E Health:  2013;19(7):5099-514.
  • Edison K, Staiculescu I, Hudson S:  Educate Your Patients and Improve Outcomes:  Health Literacy for the Dermatologist.  Clin Dermatol; 2012 Jul;30(4):459-63.
  • Edison K, Dyer J, Whited J, Mutrux R.  Practice Gaps:  The Barriers and the Promise of Teledermatology.  Archives of Dermatology 2012;148(5):650-651.
  • Edison K, Jeanetta S, Staiculescu I.  Practice Gaps:  Providing Appropriate Patient Education Materials for Non-English-Speaking Patients.  Archives of Dermatology 2011;147(2):244.
  • Edison K, Chance L, Martin K, Braudis K, Whited J.  Users and Nonusers of University-Based Dermatology Services Following a Teledermatology Encounter:  A Retrospective Descriptive Analysis.  Telemedicine and e-Health 2011; 17(1):14-15.
  • Dyer J, Fieleke D, Edison K, Whited JD.  Teledermatology:  current concepts and future directions.  Expert Reviews in Dermatology 2010;5(5):579-586.
  • Edison K, Ratermann G, Staiculescu I, Zellmer D, Hudson S. The Missouri interpretation & translation survey: a pilot study of limited English proficiency. Missouri Medicine 2009;106(6):432-437.
  • Alverson DC, Edison K, Flournoy L, Korte B, Magruder C, Miller C. Telehealth tools for public health, emergency, or disaster preparedness and response: a summary report. Telemedicine and eHealth 2009;15(10):112-114.
  • Fleming, DA, Edison KE, Pak H.   Telehealth ethics.  Telemedicine and eHealth 2009; 15(8):797-803.
  • Fleming DA, Riley SL, Boren S, Hoffman KG, Edison KE, Brooks CS.  Incorporating telehealth training into primary care resident outpatient training.   Telemedicine and eHealth 2009;15(3):277-82.
  • Krupinski E, Burdick A, Pak H, Edison K, et al. American Telemedicine Association’s Practice Guidelines for Teledermatology.  Telemedicine and e-Health 2008;14(3):289-302.
  • Edison KE, Ward DS, Dyer JA, Lane W, Chance L, Hicks LL. Diagnosis, diagnostic confidence, and management concordance in live-interactive and store-and-forward teledermatology compared to in-person examination. Telemedicine and eHealth 2008;14(8):753-759.
  • Fieleke DR, Edison K, Dyer JA. Pediatric teledermatology—a survey of current use. Pediatric Dermatology 2008;25(2):158-162.
  • Krupinski E, Burdick A, Pak H, Bocachica J, Earles L, Edison K, et al. American telemedicine association’s practice guidelines for teledermatology. Telemedicine and eHealth 2008;14(3):289-302.
  • Welch JL, Edison KE. Treatment options for the common wart. Missouri Medicine 2007;104(6):502-505.
  • Holman J, Edison K. The art of tattooing and the science of tattoo removal. Missouri Medicine 2007;104(2):149-150,152-154.
  • Edison KE, Dyer JA. Teledermatology in Missouri and beyond. Missouri Medicine 2007;104(2):139-143.
  • Edison KE, Slaughter JR, Hall RD. Psychogenic parasitosis: a therapeutic challenge. Missouri Medicine 2007;104(2)132-135,137-138.
  • Edison KE. The future of dermatology: challenges and opportunities. Missouri Medicine 2007;104(2):117-118.
  • Krupinski E, Burdick AE, Pak HS, Bocachinca J, Edison K, Goldyne M, Hirota T, Kvedar J, McCoy K, Oh D, Siegel D, Antoniotti N, Camacho ID, Carnahan L, Bakalar R, Evans R, Kuzmak P, Madden B, Rosenthal L, Simmons S.  American Telemedicine Association Practice Guidelines for Teledermatology.
  • Demiris G, Edison K, Vijaykumar S.  A comparison of communication models of traditional and video-mediated health care delivery. International Journal of Medical Informatics 2005 October;74(10):851-6.
  • Demiris G, Parker Oliver D, Fleming DA, Edison K. Hospice staff attitudes towards telehospice. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2004;21(5):343-347.
  • Demiris G, Speedie S, Hicks L, Taylor T, Edison K. Assessment of patients' acceptance of and satisfaction with teledermatology.  American Telemedicine Association: Special Interest Group (SIG).
  • Weiner R, Anderson C, Edison K, Greer E.  Melanoma reporting in Missouri. Missouri Medicine 2004;101(6):484-488.
  • Demiris G, Edison K, Schopp L.  Shaping the future: Needs and expectations of telehealth professionals. Telemedicine and eHealth 2004;10(S2):60-63.
  • Demiris G, Oliver DR, Fleming DA, Edison K. Hospital staff attitudes towards telehospice.  American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Care 2004 Sept-Oct;21(5):343-7.
  • Oliver DR, Dermiris G, Fleming DA, Edison K. A needs assessment study for the Missouri tele-hospice project. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings/AMIA Symposium 2003; p. 959.
  • Edison K.  Federal health policy update. Internal Medicine Journal-Premiere Edition 2002;1(1):4-5.
  • Lane W, Zanol K.  Duodenal atresia, biliary atresia, and intestinal infarct in truncal aplasia cutis congenita. Pediatric Dermatology 2000;17(4):290-292.
  • Zanol KE, Anderson PC. Telemedicine beyond the technology. Missouri Medicine 1999 Mar;96(3):88-91.
  • Slaughter J, Zanol KE, Resvani H, Flax J.  Psychogenic parasitosis: a case series and review.  Psychosomatics 1998;39:491-500.
  • Zanol KE, Slaughter J, Hall R.  An approach to the treatment of psychogenic parasitosis.  International Journal of Dermatology 1998 Jan;37(1):56-63.
  • Molberg P, Essman SW, Bumberry B, Zanol K.  Nursing homes can be a resource for teaching dermatology. Family Physician 1997 May;29(5):307.
  • Zanol KE, Anderson PC.  Five cases in the monograph Medical Mysteries. Case-Based Learning in Internal Medicine. University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997.
  • King PD, Perry MC, Zanol K.  Lymphoma in the setting of dermatitis herpetiformis: another case. Dermatology 1995;190(3):253.
  • Zanol KE.  Dermatology quiz #9: Frostbite. Missouri Medicine 1993 Dec;90(12):747-748.