We are OPEN for Telemedicine visits!
We embrace the latest technology to provide immediate care without requiring a trip to our office. These easy, video-based appointments are performed from the privacy of your home with your personal smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer, and allow you to interact directly with our award-winning board-certified dermatologist, Dr. James Ralston.
Most insurances are now covering these visits the same as in-office during the pandemic.
Please call or text 972-548-0333 to schedule.
Welcome and thank you for visiting the Dermatology Center of McKinney!
Our goal is to provide you with the best skin care available. We offer a wide-array of medical, surgical and cosmetic services for all ages. An accurate diagnosis and management of all diseases of the skin, hair, and nails is our highest priority.
We value your health and strive to give our patients excellent dermatologic care in a friendly and compassionate environment.
You'll find a lot of valuable information on the web site about skin problems, diagnoses and treatments. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.
Please call 972.548.0333 to schedule an appointment.
James P. Ralston, M.D., F.A.A.D. is Board Certified in Dermatology.* He is an award-winning dermatologist and dermasurgeon most recently honored in 2019 as Best Dermatologist, Best Place for Botox, and Best Laser Hair Removal by McKinney / Allen Living Magazine. He was also awarded Living Well Magazine's Top Docs Winner in 2019 and 2018. In 2018 he won Best Physician - Dermatologist for the eighth year in a row by McKinney Magazine/Online's Best of McKinney. He also won Best Dermatologist in Living Magazine's 2014 Best of McKinney/Allen. Dr. Ralston is committed to providing his patients with the finest care. As a patient you will benefit from his extensive knowledge and expertise as well as his genuine concern for his patients. He performs the latest skin rejuvenation and dermatological surgery techniques.
When you have skin problems, you need to turn to a dermatologist who listens and responds... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our staff meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.
Dr. Ralston believes that informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well being. That is why we've included an extensive section on this web site covering the full array of topics associated with dermatology and diagnoses and treatments for skin problems. We encourage you to look through these pages whenever you have an interest or concern about your dermatological needs and care.
Comfortable, Convenient Setting
The best care in the world doesn't mean anything if you can't access it. At The Dermatology Center of McKinney we strive to make our office as efficient and convenient as possible. Included in these web pages is information about our office, including our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies and appointment scheduling. You can even email a request for an appointment right here!
We hope you find this web site useful and invite you to contact us with your questions at any time.
*James P. Ralston, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a Founding Member of the American Board of Medical Specialties