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Dermatology, skin cancer, hair disorders, Skin of Color, scar, laser, hair loss, excess hair growth, dermatology, skin disorders, skin care products, cosmetic, aesthetic, skin injury, pigmentation, skin injury, hair damage


MD, Case Western Reserve Dermatology; Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland

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Dr. Durden is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in Beachwood, Ohio. In addition to running a practice full time, She also teaches, mentors and precepts Pre-Medical and Physician Assistant students. She has been featured on local news programs, lending her expertise on myriad dermatologic conditions. She has performed the duties as an expert witness since 2021, including a case in 2021-2022, a multi-state case involving hair loss allegedly caused by a chemotherapeutic agent: She was one of several expert witnesses recognized for specific expertise in the area of hair disorders. In addition, she has assisted in cases involving alleged industrial/workplace injury, as well as cases alleging device use injuries. Of note, she is not contracted as a provider with the Bureau of Worker's Compensation. Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 1985-1989 Residency-University Hospitals of Cleveland 1989-1994 Appointments: Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2000-present Affiliations: University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland Clinic Foundation Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology Additional Memberships: American Hair Research Society