Christopher J. Arpey, M.D.

  1. Dermatologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Skin cancer
  2. Skin tumor
  1. Laser skin surgery
  2. Mohs surgery
  3. Wound care
  • Cutaneous oncology
  • Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction
  • Wound healing
  • Cutaneous tumors in immunosuppressed patients
  • Dermatologic laser therapy, laser devices, and vascular anomalies
  1. 1994
    Fellow - Dermatologic Surgery and OncologyDepartment of Dermatology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  2. 1992
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  3. 1991
    ResidentDepartment of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  4. 1989
    ResidentDepartment of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  5. 1986
    MDUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  6. 1982
    BA - Cum Laude, ChemistryColgate University

Certifications

  1. 1992
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 1989
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Dermatology, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2006
    MemberBest Doctors in America
  3. 2006
    C. William Hanke (Endowed) Professorship in Dermatologic SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  4. 1996
    Excellence in Teaching AwardUniversity of Iowa
  5. 1994
    Certificate of Appreciation for Conducting Skin Cancer ScreeningAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  6. 1991
    Chief ResidentUniversity Hospitals of Cleveland
  7. 1988
    House-staff "Teacher of the Year"Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  8. 1984
    Dr. Glenn H. Leak Memorial Summer Cancer FellowshipUniversity of Rochester and American Cancer Society
  9. 1982
    Stanton ScholarshipColgate University
  10. 1982
    Class PresidentUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  11. 1981
    Student Body PresidentColgate University
  12. 1981
    Konosioni, Senior Honor SocietyColgate University
  13. 1980
    Charles A. Dana ScholarshipColgate University
  14. 1979
    George Cobb FellowshipColgate University
  15. 1978
    Alumni War Memorial ScholarshipColgate University

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    ChairFellowship Training Committee, American College of Mohs Surgery
  2. 2014 - 2015
    Melanoma Specialty Council, Department of Dermatology
  3. 2014 - 2015
    ChairDatabase and Information Technology Committee, American Board of Medical Specialties
  4. 2014
    Ad Hoc Dermatology Review Committee on Research Proposals, Department of Dermatology
  5. 2014
    Medical Dermatology Faculty Search Committee, Department of Dermatology
  6. 2014
    PresidentAmerican Board of Dermatology
  7. 2014
    Committee MemberAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  8. 2013 - 2016
    MemberBoard of Directors, American College of Mohs Surgery
  9. 2013 - 2015
    Committee MemberCME & Education Committee, American College of Mohs Surgery
  10. 2013 - 2014
    ChairAwards Work Group, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  11. 2013
    President-ElectAmerican Board of Dermatology
  12. 2011 - 2014
    Workgroup MemberPublic Service Work Group, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  13. 2011 - 2014
    Workgroup MemberAwards Work Group, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  14. 2010 - 2011
    Task Force MemberTask Force on Organizational Strength and Integrity, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  15. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Dermatological Society
  16. 2010 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  17. 2009 - 2015
    MemberDatabase and Information Technology Committee, American Board of Medical Specialties
  18. 2009 - 2014
    MemberOral Examination Feasibility Committee, American Board of Dermatology
  19. 2009 - 2010
    MemberFellowship Training Committee, American College of Mohs Surgery
  20. 2008 - 2014
    MemberCertifying Examination Committee, American Board of Dermatology
  21. 2008 - 2013
    ChairSurgical/Procedural Dermatology Committee, American Board of Dermatology
  22. 2008 - 2013
    MemberLeaders Society, Dermatology Foundation
  23. 2008 - 2012
    Assembly DelegateAmerican Board of Medical Specialties
  24. 2006 - 2014
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Board of Dermatology
  25. 2006 - 2009
    TreasurerAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  26. 2006 - 2009
    Ex-OfficioAudit Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  27. 2006 - 2009
    ChairFinance Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  28. 2006 - 2007
    MemberPart I Test Committee, American Board of Dermatology
  29. 2006 - 2007
    ChairPriorities Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  30. 2006
    MemberSearch Committee for Associate Deam for Student Affairs, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  31. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Dermatological Association
  32. 2005 - 2007
    Task Force MemberSoftware Development Task Force, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
  33. 2005 - 2006
    MemberWeb-Based Patient Safety Board Committee, American Board of Medical Specialties
  34. 2004 - 2009
    Residency Program DirectorDepartment of Dermatology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  35. 2004 - 2009
    MemberGraduate Medical Education Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  36. 2004 - 2006
    DirectorFlocks Learning Community, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  37. 2004 - 2005
    Task Force MemberLegislative Advocacy/State Society Development Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  38. 2004 - 2005
    ChairAwards Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  39. 2004
    Task Force MemberTask Force on Cutting Edge Grants Restructing, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  40. 2004 - present
    MemberAssociation of Professors of Dermatology
  41. 2003 - 2007
    Applicant InterviewerCarver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  42. 2003 - 2006
    Executive Committee MemberIowa Dermatologic Society
  43. 2003 - 2005
    Task Force MemberAnnual Meeting Evaluation Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology
  44. 2003 - 2005
    MemberAwards Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  45. 2003 - 2005
    Task Force MemberTask Force on Credentialing, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  46. 2003 - 2005
    MemberMembership Committee, Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  47. 2003 - 2004
    MemberClinical and Professional Reflections Program, Steering Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  48. 2003 - 2004
    Member at LargeFaculty Practice Plan Management Board, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  49. 2002 - 2007
    Subcommittee MemberCurriculum Subcommittee on Wound Healing, Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  50. 2002 - 2005
    Ex-OfficioClerkship Directors Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  51. 2002 - 2005
    ChairMedical Education Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  52. 2002 - 2005
    Ex-OfficioCurriuculum Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  53. 2002 - 2005
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  54. 2002 - 2004
    Task Force ChairDatabase Development and Software Task Force, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
  55. 2002 - 2003
    ChairTask Force on Resident Teaching, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  56. 2001 - 2010
    State Legislative LiaisonAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  57. 2001 - 2005
    MemberCommittee on In-Training Examination, American Board of Dermatology
  58. 2001 - 2004
    MemberBoard of Directors, American College of Mohs Surgery
  59. 2001 - 2002
    PresidentIowa Dermatologic Society
  60. 2001
    ChairCommittee on Annual Meeting, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  61. 2000 - 2002
    Advisory Board MemberAdvisory Board for society newletter "Currents", American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  62. 2000
    MemberProgram Planning Committee, Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  63. 2000 - present
    MemberInternational Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  64. 1999 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Directors, Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  65. 1998 - 2001
    Secretary/TreasurerIowa Dermatologic Society
  66. 1998 - 2000
    ChairHonor Code Subcommittee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  67. 1998 - 1999
    ChairMember Communications Committee, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  68. 1998 - present
    MemberDermatology Foundation
  69. 1997 - 2005
    MemberMedical Education Committee, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  70. 1997 - 2002
    LiaisonFaculty Practice Plan Compliance Program, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
  71. 1997 - 2001
    MemberCommittee on Annual Meeting, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  72. 1996 - 1997
    Task Force MemberOutcome Studies Task Force, American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology
  73. 1995 - 1997
    Task Force MemberTask Force on Outcome Studies, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  74. 1995 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Mohs Surgery
  75. 1994 - 2010
    MemberAssociation of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons
  76. 1994 - 1995
    AssociateAmerican College of Mohs Surgery
  77. 1994 - 1995
    MemberNew England Dermatological Society
  78. 1994 - present
    FellowAmerican Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  79. 1993 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  80. 1992 - 2010
    MemberIowa Medical Society
  81. 1992 - 2010
    MemberJohnson County Medical Society
  82. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  83. 1992 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  84. 1992 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Board of Dermatology
  85. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  86. 1992 - present
    MemberIowa Dermatologic Society
  87. 1989 - present
    DiplomateAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  88. 1987 - present
    DiplomateNational Board of Medical Examiners
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