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About Carson Dermatology

Meet Our Team

We love what we do and we do it with passion

  • Max Gratrix
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. Max Gratrix joined Carson Dermatology in 2017 after serving eleven years on active duty in the United States Army.  He received his medical degree as an honor graduate from the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland and completed his internship and dermatology residency at Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Centers in San Antonio, Texas, where he received comprehensive training in medical and surgical dermatology.

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  • Alan Tack
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. D. Alan Tack joined Carson Dermatology in 2005. He moved to Nevada at an early age and grew up in Las Vegas. Dr. Tack attended UNLV, where he obtained a Bachelor in Science. He then received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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  • Ruth E. Adams
    Partner / M.D.

    Ruth Adams, MD is a board certified dermatologist. She attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia for her undergraduate education and graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio with a medical degree. She studied as an intern in Pediatrics at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and then completed her Dermatology residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Jay S. Adams
    Partner / M.D.

    Dr. Jay Adams was born and raised in Michigan.  He attended college and medical school there under scholarship from the United States Air Force.  He subsequently trained in pathology and then dermatology under Air Force sponsorship and served twenty years in the Air Force, stationed in Hawaii, Alaska, Texas, Ohio and Washington.  He joined Carson Dermatology in 1998 and practices medical and surgical dermatology including the use of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer.  He is married to Dr. Ruth Adams also of Carson Dermatology and they have two daughters Emily and Claire. 

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Our Mission

We strive to provide timely, compassionate and cost effective care. Our goal is to provide the best possible skin care and skin cancer treatment in a pleasant patient friendly environment.


Our History

  • Established

    In September of 1979 by Dr. Charles Clemmensen, a dedicated dermatologic surgeon and Skier, who came home to the mountains of Nevada after completing his Dermatology Residency training at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center in December of 1978. The office was first located near Adeles Restaurant at 120 East John Street.

  • Main Street

    After twelve years we relocated nearer the Capitol to 1100 South Carson Street (HWY 395/50).


  • Dr. Jay Adams

    Dr. Ruth Adams

    "Dr.’s Jay and Ruth Adams join Carson Dermatology after leaving the United States Air Force"

  • New M.D. Alan Tack

    Dr. D. Alan Tack joined Carson Dermatology in 2005. He moved to Nevada at an early age and grew up in Las Vegas. Dr. Tack attended UNLV, where he obtained a Bachelor in Science. He then received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

  • New & Improved Medical Campus

    Expanding our services and capabilities has been under development for a few years, and we are excited to announce our new care center at the Carson-Tahoe Hospital campus.

  • Dr. Gratrix joined the practice

    Dr. Max Gratrix joins Carson Dermatology in 2017 after serving 11 years on active duty in the United States Army.

OUR FACILITY

We recently moved our practice to Carson-Tahoe Medical Campus. Come check it out!

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Our Location

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed