Kristen P. Hook, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology

Kristen P. Hook

Contact Info

Fax 612-365-8201

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 98, 4-240 PWB
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Heidi Menzel (Non-clinical)

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatologist

MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine

Residency in Dermatology, University of Minnesota

Fellowship in Clinical Research and Pediatric Dermatology, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University

Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology, Rady Children's Hospital and University of California


If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hook, please call (612) 365-6777.

Participant in resident and medical student education, both clinically, and didactically. Dr. Hook regularly publishes, teaches and presents at national medical meetings. She serves as a reviewer for the medical journal Pediatric Dermatology. She is married and has four young children.

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Top Doctor, 2017
  • Minnesota Monthly, Best Doctors, 2014-2017
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Best Doctors for Women, 2015
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors—Rising Stars, 2015

Professional Associations

American Academy of Dermatology
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Reviewer, Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance
American Board of Dermatology Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Review committee.


Academic Interests and Focus

Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director, Lecturer Clinical instructor Mentor Academic interests include Epidermolysis bullosa, Genetic skin disease, Neonatal dermatology, Vascular lesions, Laser surgery.



Pediatric Specialty Care-Explorer Clinic

Board Certifications

Board Certifications

Pediatrics, Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology

Care Philosophy

Our patients educate us daily, and place their trust in us to provide them care.

Clinical Interests

• Hemangiomas and vascular malformations • Pediatric dermatologic surgery • Laser treatment of birthmarks • Inherited skin disease • Epidermolysis bullosa • Ichthyosis • Neonatal dermatology • Common pediatric dermatology (atopic dermatitis, moles, acne, rashes)