meet our team

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Karen Jordan, MD

Karen Jordan, MD is a board-certified dermatologist providing medical, pediatric, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology care for patients of all ages in Northwest Indiana.

In addition to general dermatology, Dr. Jordan specializes in Mohs Surgery — a microscopic technique used to treat skin cancer. Dr. Jordan holds a Fellow Membership in the American Society for Mohs Surgery. She has over ten years of experience performing Mohs Surgery for the community of Northwest Indiana.

Dr. Jordan studied medicine at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, where she received the Distinguished Student Service Award and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. After receiving her doctorate in medicine, Dr. Jordan performed her residency in Dermatology at the University of Chicago. Dr. Jordan graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado State University.

Dr. Jordan is certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is published in the Archives of Dermatology and the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Illinois Dermatological Society, and the Chicago Dermatological Society.


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Kirsten Betkowski, RN, MSN, FNP-BC 

Kirsten Betkowski, RN, MSN, FNP-BC is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. Kirsten graduated from Governor State University where she received her Masters of Science in Nursing. In addition to practicing Dermatology, she has experience practicing Family Medicine in Northwest Indiana as well as Diabetes Education. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Kirsten was a registered nurse in Chicago for five years.

Kirsten is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


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Marlee Pratt, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Marlee Pratt, DNP, RN, FNP-BC is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. Marlee graduated from Valparaiso University where she received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice. In addition to practicing Dermatology, she has experience practicing Family Medicine and Orthopedics in Northwest Indiana. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Marlee was a registered nurse in the area for eight years.

Marlee is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


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Margarita Vega-Suarez, FNP-C

Margarita Vega-Suarez, FNP-C is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. Margarita received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Valparaiso University, and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Purdue University. Margarita is certified and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Margarita is bilingual (Spanish).

 

Dermatology Associates of Northwest Indiana, PC

Merrillville phone: 219.769.7060
Munster phone: 219.513.9415

email: hello@dermatologyindiana.com