Dr. Stephanie Frankel, MD



General Dermatology

Core Dermatology
425 S. Cherry St.
Suite 907
Denver, Colorado 80246
For an appointment, call (303) 355-3000

Medical Expertise of Dr. Stephanie Frankel, MD

Dr. Stephanie Frankel is a board-certified Denver dermatologist providing care to patients for a variety of skin conditions, with particular expertise in the treatment of acne, eczema and psoriasis. Dr. Frankel also has expertise in skin cancer detection, prevention and treatment.

About Dr. Stephanie Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel is the former chief of Dermatology at St. Joseph’s Hospital and has lectured many future physicians on various skin-related subjects.

In 2018, she founded Core Dermatology in order to provide personalized dermatologic care for patients of all ages in a private practice setting.

Conditions Treated

Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
Hair Loss (Balding)
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer

Procedures & Services

Botox® Cosmetic

Tips & Wisdom

We recommend broad spectrum sunscreens that have UVB and UVA protection.  You can find this written clearly on the bottle.  It is best to wear at least SPF 30 and above and to reapply sunscreen every 2-3 hours.  To adequately protect your skin, you need to use 1 oz of sunscreen (about a shot glass full). Sunscreen consistency and texture is a personal preference.  It’s important to find one that suits your preferences. We understand that one of the best things abo...

Patient Education Resources

Can I switch the biologic medications I’m using to treat my psoriasis?
Yes, you can switch biologic medications for psoriasis if one is not working effectively. Biologic medications are a class of drugs that target specific parts of the immune system that are involved in...
How can Botox® improve my appearance?
Botox® (botulinum toxin type A) is a medication that is primarily used to temporarily paralyze specific muscles in the face and body.It is most often used to improve the appearance of wrinkles and...
How do I find out if I have skin cancer?
The best way to find out if you have skin cancer is to have a skin examination performed by a healthcare professional such as a dermatologist. They will visually inspect your skin for any suspicious m...
What are some basic acne skin care tips?
Here are some basic acne skin care tips that may help to reduce the appearance and severity of acne:Cleanse your skin gently: Use a mild, non-abrasive cleanser to wash your face twice a day. Avoid usi...
What can reduce the appearance of my acne scars?
Acne scars can be treated with a variety of methods, including:Topical treatments: Topical creams and gels containing ingredients such as retinoids, hydroquinone, and vitamin C can help to reduce the ...

Education & Training

After growing up in Denver, Dr. Frankel attended Yale University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Anthropology.  She then received her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Finally, she completed her internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Dermatology at the University of Michigan before returning home to Colorado.    

Professional Affiliations

Core Dermatology

Core Dermatology was founded in 2018 by Dr. Frankel with the goal of providing comprehensive, compassionate, individualized dermatologic care.  We want you to feel at ease, knowing that you're receiving expert, physician directed care. We aim to address your skin-related needs by treating all disorders of the hair, skin and nails.  At Core Dermatology you will always receive up-to-date, evidence based treatment delivered in an efficient and cost effective manner. We believe the small practice feel is preferable to most patients, and strive to maintain an open dialogue with our patients about all aspects of their care.