(PHOENIX) – More dermatology services are being offered to Ahwatukee residents as a result of Affiliated Dermatology’s acquisition of Derma Aura Dermatology. Affiliated Dermatology’s newest office is located at 40th street between Chandler Boulevard and Pecos Road.

Founded and headquartered in Arizona, Affiliated Dermatology will continue providing general dermatology services and Mohs surgery while adding aesthetic services and increasing hours to better serve the community. The acquisition will increase Affiliated Dermatology’s total employees to approximately 165. Other Affiliated Dermatology locations include: ScottsdaleDeer ValleyAnthemSurprise and Gilbert. Additional acquisitions are expected this year.

“As an Arizona born and based company we take pride in having a local management team focused on providing exceptional dermatology, aesthetics and allergy services to Arizona patients,” said CEO and Managing Partner Dr. Richard L. Averitte, Jr. “As we continue to grow and expand we are steadfastly committed to the communities we serve and call home.”

Affiliated Dermatology – Ahwatukee Practice

Address: 16515 S. 40th St., Suite 135, Phoenix, AZ, 85048 (between Chandler Boulevard and Pecos Road)

Phone: (480) 556-0446

Website: www.affderm.com

Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30AM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to 5PM (one Saturday per month with plans to expand).

About Us

Created in Arizona, Affiliated Dermatology is led by Arizona physicians dedicated to Arizona patients. Founded in July 2002 by Dr. Richard L. Averitte, Jr., Affiliated Dermatology has grown to six locations providing skin cancer prevention and treatment, medical and aesthetic dermatology services, and allergy testing. In 2011, Affiliated Dermatology created a residency program to train the next generation of healthcare professionals to help meet Arizona’s increased demand.  In addition, Affiliated Dermatology has its own, in-house CLIA certified and CAP accredited laboratory. Dr. Averitte also established the Arizona Skin Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing financial aid to people with skin cancer who cannot afford treatment. www.affderm.com