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As a native Las Vegan, Dr. David Cotter is excited and proud to practice dermatology in his hometown. Dr. Cotter’s many years of clinical and scientific training have equipped him with expertise in medical dermatology, pediatric dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Cotter is prepared to help you attain your best skin at Las Vegas Dermatology.
Dr. Cotter graduated from UNLV with highest honors, and obtained both an M.D. and a Ph.D. in molecular cell biology and physiology at Washington University School of Medicine. As a scientist, Dr. Cotter discovered important ways that the body uses nutrients. Specifically, Dr. Cotter is an expert in ketone body metabolism and has spent years studying cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and fatty liver disease. As a dermatologist, he has trained with world leaders across the dermatology spectrum. Having presented at multiple national meetings and published many peer reviewed articles, his unique background as a physician scientist allows Dr. Cotter to offer his patients the most advanced skin care treatments.
Areas of Expertise
Diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer
Management of inflammatory skin conditions in children and adults
Complex Medical Dermatology
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
2015-2016. Intern of the Year.
When he is not working, Dr. Cotter enjoys hiking with his wife and children, practicing martial arts, and exercising. A fossil hunter, and rock collector, Dr. Cotter shares his passion for nature, history, and exercise with his family.