Dr. Christina Nasrin Alavian MD Dermatologist
Dr. Christina Alavian is a dermatologist in Worcester, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UMass Memorial Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus. She received her medical degree from University of Vermont College of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. She is one of 28 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center and one of 8 at VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus who specialize in Dermatology.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Dermatologist: General Dermatology
VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus
Education & Medical Training
St Vincent Hospital (Worcester MA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2006
University of Massachusetts
Residency, Dermatology, 2007 - 2010
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Class of 2005
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
WI State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Publications & Presentations
Weight loss in obese patients with psoriasis can be successfully achieved during a course of phototherapy.
Kimball, A. B., Alavian, C., Alora-Palli, M., Bagel, J.
Acne and oral contraceptives: update on women's health screening guidelines.
Frangos, J.E., Alavian, C.N., Kimball, A.B.
Nuclear export of signal recognition particle RNA in mammalian cells.
Alavian, C.N., Politz, J.R., Lewandowski, L.B., Powers, C.M., Pederson, T.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Tufts Health Plan PPO
- UniCare PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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281 Lincoln St
Umass Memorial Medical Center- Dermatology
Worcester, MA 01605
Phone: (508) 334-5979
Fax: (508) 334-5981