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Dr. Christina N. Kraus is a UCI Health dermatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of general and complex skin conditions.

Christina N. Kraus, MD



Clinical Interests

autoimmune skin conditions, acne and acne scars, psoriasis, eczema, skin cancer, genital and vulvar mucosal dermatoses, lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, hidradenitis suppurativa

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
  • English
Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Georgetown University School of MedicineInternal Medicine
UCI School of MedicineDermatology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Dermatology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member — Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Member — American Medical Association
  • Member — Medical Dermatology Society
  • Member — American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member — International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease
  • Member — Pacific Dermatologic Association
  • Member — Women's Dermatologic Society
  • Member — California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member — Orange County Dermatologic Society
Awards and Recognition
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Award, 2019
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award, 2018
More Information

Dr. Christina N. Kraus is a UCI Health dermatologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of general and complex skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, melanoma and other skin cancers, autoimmune skin conditions, pigmentary disorders and skin conditions during pregnancy.

She has a special interest in genital and vulvar mucosal dermatoses, including lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, lichen simplex chronicus, hidradenitis suppurativa, Behçet's disease and plasma cell vulvitis.

Kraus earned her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., followed by an internship in internal medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where she was named intern of the year. She completed a dermatology residency at the UCI School of Medicine, where she served as a chief resident.

Her research interests include medical dermatology as well as genital and vulvar mucosal disorders. She is an author or co-author of numerous peer-reviewed research papers and regularly gives presentations at national conferences. She also is a champion of inclusiveness and diversity.

Kraus sees patients in IrvineNewport Beach, Tustin and Yorba Linda.

UCI Health Dermatology Center
850 Health Sciences Road, 2nd floor
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-0606
Fax: 949-824-1461
UCI Health — Newport Beach MacArthur
4000 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 110
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-445-8768
Fax: 866-251-0713
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0029
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600
Fax: 714-779-8003