IMA Healthcare now offers dermatology and skin care to children and adults. Michael J. Blankinship, M.D., Ph.D. has joined the practice to launch a Dermatology and Skin Care clinic.
Dr. Blankinship is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in medical, aesthetic and surgical treatment of skin conditions and diseases, including acne, eczema, infections, allergies, skin growths, psoriasis, skin cancers, pigmentation disorders, hair loss, and more.
He earned his medical doctorate in 2009 and a philosophical doctorate in human genetics in 2005 from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He also completed his dermatology residency at The University of Michigan in 2013.
For the past seven years, he has practiced dermatology at Essentia Health in Fargo where he spent the last six years as the director of their Skin Renewal Clinic. Dr. Blankinship lives in Fargo with his wife, Sunny, and their three children. He and his family enjoy traveling and spending time at their lake cabin. He is originally from the Upper Pen-insula of Michigan and enjoys hunting and fishing and was a Big Ten bass fishing champion in 1999.
IMA Healthcare is a group of internal medicine doctors who provide primary and specialized medical care focusing on preventive care and wellness, especially for those with chronic conditions and hereditary health concerns.
The IMA team specializes in pediatric/adolescent medicine, diabetes management and education, osteoporosis treatment, cardiovascular (heart) health, cholesterol management, bariatrics (weight loss), dietician services, thyroid diseases, stress test services, circulation testing, blood pressure management, lung diseases and digestive diseases.