Alina G. Bridges, D.O.

  1. Dermatologist
  2. Dermatopathologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Skin surgery
  • Surgical and medical dermatology in adults and children
  • Dermatopathology
  • Immunodermatology
  • Cutaneous disease with systemic manifestations
  • Connective tissue and autoimmune diseases
  • Cutaneous lymphomas
  • Alopecia
  • Nail disorders
  1. 2001
    Fellow - Immunodermatology PGY-6Department of Dermatology, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Fellow - Dermatopathology PGY-5Department of Dermatology, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1998
    Chief Resident - PGY-4Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  4. 1997
    Resident - PGY-2&3Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  5. 1995
    Resident - PGY-1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  6. 1994
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineSchool of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  7. 1988
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  8. 1985
    BA - ZoologyRutgers University

Certifications

  1. 2001
    Clinical & Laboratory Dermatological ImmunologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  2. 2000
    DermatopathologyAmerican Board of Dermatology
  3. 1998
    DermatologyAmerican Board of Dermatology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Presidential Citation Glass AwardThe American Society of Dermatopathology
  2. 2012
    Castle Connolly Top DoctorsUS News and World Reports / Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  3. 1999
    Honors in Physiology, Histology, Biochemistry, Gross & Developmental Anatomy, Microbiology/Genetics, Neuroscience, Pathology, Biopsychosocial Aspects of Human Behavior, Pharmacology, PsychiatrySchool of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  4. 1999
    Honors in Infectious Diseases, Problem Solving, Community Medicine, Pediatrics, Medicine, Dermatology, Family Practice, Radiology, Laboratory Medicine, Emergency Medicine, SurgerySchool of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  5. 1999
    Honors in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nephrology, CardiologySchool of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  6. 1997
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical SocietyUniversity of Cincinnati Medical Center
  7. 1994
    Outstanding Achievement in Medicine AwardUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  8. 1994
    Outstanding Achievement in Pediatrics AwardUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  9. 1994
    Outstanding Achievement in Molecular Biology AwardUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  10. 1994
    The Doctor Edward Luka Memorial ScholarshipUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  11. 1993
    Scholarship - The Southern New Jersey Professional Standards Review OrganizationUMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  12. 1990
    Dean's ListUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
  13. 1985
    Phi Beta KappaRutgers University
  14. 1985
    Beta Beta Beta (Biological Honor Society)Rutgers University
  15. 1985
    Magna Cum Laude GraduateRutgers University
  16. 1983
    Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and CollegesRutgers University
  17. 1981
    Dean's ListRutgers University
  18. 1981
    National Merit ScholarRutgers University
  19. 1981
    Excellence in Language StudyRutgers University
  20. 1981
    College Honors ProgramRutgers University
  21. 1980
    Latin Honor Society Queen of Peace
  22. 1980
    National Honor SocietyQueen of Peace

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - 2023
    MemberDermatopathology Rapid Response Committee, American Academy of Dermatology
  2. 2020
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology, RUC/CPT Committee
  3. 2019 - present
    Subcommittee MemberAAD and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measure Clinical Subcommittees for Hospital Medicine
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Dermatological Association
  5. 2019 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Dermatological Association
  6. 2018 - 2020
    Committee MemberMaintenance of Certification Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
  7. 2018
    Editorial Board MemberJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  8. 2018
    Maintenance of Certification Committee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  9. 2017
    Committee MemberASDP 54th Annual Meeting Program Committee
  10. 2017 - 2019
    ChairDermatopathology Fellowship, Clinical Competency Committee, Mayo Clinic
  11. 2017 - 2018
    Program Committee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  12. 2017 - present
    DirectorAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Short Course II
  13. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberDermatology Residency Review Committee, American Medical Association
  14. 2016 - 2020
    AdvisorRevenue Update Committee, American Medical Association
  15. 2016 - 2020
    AdvisorCurrent Procedural Terminology, American Medical Association
  16. 2016 - 2018
    Health Policy and Work Value Committee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  17. 2016 - 2018
    Alternate advisorAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, AMA - Relatives Value Update Committee
  18. 2016
    Alternate advisorAMA-CPT Committee
  19. 2016
    ObserverAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  20. 2015 - present
    Invention Group, Department of Dermatology
  21. 2015 - 2020
    MemberNoah Worcester Dermatological Society
  22. 2015 - present
    DirectorAmerican Society of Dermatopathology, Short Course II
  23. 2011 - present
    MemberPanel for Department of Dermatology, AskMayoExpert
  24. 2009 - 2020
    MemberSociety for Dermatology Hospitalists
  25. 2009 - 2018
    Program DirectorAnatomic Pathology, Dermatopathology
  26. 2009 - 2017
    Program DirectorDepartment of Dermatology and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Dermatopathology and Immunodermatology Fellowship
  27. 2006 - 2018
    Editorial Board MemberMayo Clinic Health Solutions, Mayo Clinic Embody Health
  28. 2006 - present
    Editorial StaffMayo Clinic EmbodyHealth, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  29. 2004 - present
    MemberConnective Tissue Group, Department of Dermatology
  30. 2003
    Co-ChairMayo Clinic Department of Dermatology Symposium: The O'Leary Meeting, Department of Dermatology
  31. 2003 - present
    ChairPsoriasis Disease Interest Group
  32. 2003 - present
    MemberPsoriasis Disease Interest Group
  33. 2003 - present
    MemberLymphoma Disease Group
  34. 2003 - 2018
    ChairPsoriasis Specialty Clinic
  35. 2003 - 2009
    Residency Review Committee MemberMayo Clinic Department of Dermatology
  36. 2003
    Co-ChairMayo Clinic, Department of Dermatology O'Leary Symposium
  37. 2003 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Dermatology
  38. 2003 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Dermatology
  39. 2002 - present
    MemberBullous Disease Group, Department of Dermatology
  40. 2001 - 2020
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  41. 2000 - present
    MemberThe O'Leary Society, Department of Dermatology
  42. 2000 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  43. 2000 - 2020
    MemberInternational Society of Dermatopathology
  44. 2000 - 2020
    MemberMinnesota Dermatological Society
  45. 2000 - 2020
    MemberO'Leary Dermatologic Society
  46. 1999 - 2020
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  47. 1999 - 2020
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  48. 1998 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  49. 1998 - 2020
    FellowAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  50. 1998 - 2020
    MemberWomen's Dermatologic Society
  51. 1998 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Academy of Dermatology
  52. 1990 - 2020
    MemberAmerican Osteopathic Association
  53.  
    MemberElectron Microscopy Working Group, Department of Dermatology
  54.  
    MemberMelanoma Tumor Board, Department of Dermatology

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