Mary-Margaret Kober, MD

mary-magaret-kober-headshotDr. Mary-Margaret Kober is a board-certified dermatologist with fellowship training in Mohs micrographic, reconstructive, cosmetic and laser surgery. Making patient care her top priority, she believes in educating patients on skin cancer prevention and assisting patients to achieve their healthiest skin. Dr. Kober is an expert in neuromodulators (botox), fillers, laser technology, liposculpting, scar revision and blepharoplasties.

A native of Michigan, Dr. Kober received a four-year Dean’s merit scholarship to attend the University of Michigan from which she graduated with Honors, earning bachelor degrees in cell and molecular biology as well as Spanish. Working in an integrated biochemistry/biophysics laboratory, Dr. Kober studied lipid bilayer interactions with nanotechnology for future drug delivery methods. Bioconjugate Chemistry named her co-authored article—“The interaction of polycationic polymers with supported lipid bilayers: Nanoscale hole formation and enhanced membrane permeability”—one of the best articles over the past 25 years. Additionally, studying abroad in Spain allowed Dr. Kober to become fluent in Spanish, a skill that she routinely uses to build rapport with Spanish-speaking patients.

Dr. Kober went on to complete medical school at the University of Michigan during which she was a fellow at the World Health Organization. Dr. Kober completed dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she served as chief resident. During residency, Dr. Kober participated in the American Academy of Dermatology Acne Working Group and was a resident liaison to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

She completed her ACGME-accredited fellowship in micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology (Mohs micrographic surgery) and ASDS-accredited cosmetic fellowship at the Skin Institute of South Florida and Hollywood Dermatology. She has published broadly on acne, probiotics’ relationship to the skin, reconstruction and cosmetic procedures.

When not in the clinic, Dr. Kober enjoys running, hiking, playing piano, theater, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

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