General Medical Dermatologist
A Passion for Continuity of Care...
Dr. Ward-Hestdalen specializes in general medical dermatology. Having relocated from Texas, she is excited to join the Advanced Dermatology and to be a member of the Spokane community.
She completed her undergraduate education in Biology at Duke University and received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Her formal training began with two years of general surgery residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, CA. She then completed three years of dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical Center and a one year fellowship in clinical research at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Dr. Ward-Hestdalen is board certified with the American Board of Dermatology. She is a member of the Washington State Medical Association, Spokane County Medical Society, and the Women's Dermatologic Society. Her interests include skin cancers, inflammatory conditions such as psoriasis and eczema, auto-immune disorders, acne, and skin care and rejuvenation. Dr. Hestdalen cherishes getting to know her patients. Being a general dermatologist who specializes in cosmetic dermatology has given her the opportunity to help people feel good about the skin they are in. Dr. Hestdalen feels that is her privilege to give back to her patients the best of her abilities. In her free time she pursues outdoor interests such as skiing, biking, hiking, and exploring the great Northwest.