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

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System

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

Elected Member, 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.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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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