Education & Training

Medical School

University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicin


University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center


University of Iowa College of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology


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Academic Profile

Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Research Interests

  • Treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer
  • Immunobullous diseases

Areas of Expertise

  • Acne
  • Roseacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Bullous disease
  • Autoimmunity
  • Skin cancer

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 American Academy of Dermatology Association Legislative Conference Resident Scholarship Award 2010 Society of Investigative Dermatology Scholarship Reward, Resident Retreat for Future Academicians Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Mortar Board Honor Society
  • American Medica l Association Scholars Fund Recipient, 2006-2007 Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Scholarship, 2004-2005


  • Chulquin M, Y Algalith, K Fernandez .Neurocutaneous Disease CME Review, Part l : Cutaneous Neuroanatomy and Mechanisms ofltch and Pain. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology; 2016 Feb: 74(3), pl97-212.
  • Shumway N, E Cole, K Fernandez. Neurocutaneous Disease CME Review, Part 2: Cutaneous Dysesthesias. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology; 2016 Feb: 74(3), p215-228.
  • Fernandez KH, D Ward. Calcinosis Cutis: Etiology and Patient Evaluation. Up to Date; 2015
  • Fernandez KH, D Ward. Calcinosis Cutis: Management. Up to Date; 2015.
  • Hochwalt PC, Fernandez KH, Swick BL. Large Subcutaneous Masses. Cutis. 2014 Dec;94(6):E6-8.
  • Launhardt A, J Thiyanaratnam, K Fernandez. Case Letter: 52 year old male with bullous pemphigoid and bullous cystitis. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology; 2014 Sep;71(3):e102-3.
  • Fernandez KH, M Bream, M Ali, T Krogmann, H Zhao, Y Li, J Cohen, I Damon, MD, V Liu. investigation of Molluscum Contagiosum Virus, Orf and other Parapoxviruses in Lymphomatoid Papulosis. Journal of American Academy of Dermatology; 2013 Jun;68(6):1046-7.
  • Fernandez K, V Liu and B Swick. Non-uremic Calciphylaxis associated with histologic changes of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum. Am J Dermatopathol. 2013 Feb;35(1):106-8
  • Fernandez KH, Rady P, Tyring S, Stone MS. Acquired Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis with Cyclosporine. Journal of Pediatric Dermatology; 2012 Sep 3.
  • Asarch, A; Hochwalt, P; Ritchie, J; Pietras, T; Fernandez, K; inherited Palmoplantar Keratodermas; J Drugs Dermatol. 2012 Jun 1;11(6):767-8.
  • Pietras, T; Asarch, A; Fernandez, K; Hochwalt, P; Ritchie, J; Stone, M; Generalized Linear Porokeratosis; J Drugs Dermatol. 2012 Jun 1;11(6):772-3.
  • Fernandez K., J. Wollner, and M Stone. Hard, pink nodules on the upper extremities. Peripheral siliconomas. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Oct;147(10):1215-20.
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