Dec 23

United Skin Specialists Continues to Expand Dermatology Clinics Footprint

Group adds Southwest Dermatology Specialists to its Network  

MINNETONKA, Minn. (Dec 23, 2015) — United Skin Specialists LLC (“USS”), a dermatology-directed practice management group, announced today that Southwest Dermatology Specialists Ltd in Richfield, Minnesota, has joined the USS group of clinics. USS is known for its commitment to clinical independence and enhanced patient care.

“USS gives us the freedom to focus on our patients without the stress of managing the business side of the clinic,” said Dr. David Groth, owner of Southwest Dermatology Specialists. “Both our staff and patients will benefit greatly from the resources, technology and expertise USS offers.”

Southwest Dermatology Specialists’ board certified dermatologists provide general, medical and surgical dermatology services with a special interest in pediatric dermatology. They treat all conditions of the skin including acne, moles, psoriasis, rosacea, and skin cancer. In addition, Dr. Groth was named one of Minnesota Monthly’s Best Doctors in 2014 and has been listed as a Top Doctor by Mpls St Paul Magazine.

“Southwest Dermatology Specialists has always been a patient-centered dermatology practice,” said Dr. Brian Zelickson, CEO of USS.  “That’s a key attribute we look for in practices when seeking prospective partnerships.”

Southwest Dermatology Specialists will maintain their brand name indefinitely, while leveraging the suite of shared services and centralized business support functions that USS has to offer.  This unique and customizable approach to practice management allows doctors and practices the ability to maintain their clinical independence.

“USS is committed to our practitioners, their team members and the best quality care for the patients they treat,” said Jim Feinstein, president and COO of USS. “This transaction continues to enhance our group’s ability to provide the full spectrum of high level of dermatological care in the Twin Cities.”

About United Skin Specialists (

Minnesota-based United Skin Specialists LLC (“USS”) provides shared practice management services to well-established dermatology practices. USS’s goal is to enable successful dermatology practices, to maintain and expand patient-oriented dermatologic services, and to create a great work environment for providers and support staff.