Kristine A. Romine, M. D.
Professional Membership Status
Professional Training (Residency)
- American Academy of Dermatology - Fellow
- American Society for Mohs Surgery - Fellow
- American Society for Dermatologic Surgery - Member
- American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery - Fellow
- Dermatology and Mohs Surgery 1995–1998
- Chief Resident Internal Medicine 1994- 1995
- Internal Medicine 1991-1995
Medical College of Wisconsin, 1987–1991
About Dr. Romine
Kristine A. Romine, MD is the CEO and founder of Camelback Dermatology & Skin Surgery in Phoenix, AZ. She holds a position as adjunct faculty at Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ campus, educating medical students, residents, and physician assistant students. Dr. Romine received her Medical Degree, with highest honors, from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She then moved home to Phoenix to help care for her ailing father and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and chief residency in Internal Medicine, both at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She then pursued and completed a residency in Dermatology & Mohs surgery training at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois. She served as Chief Resident and is honored to be the first graduating resident from this highly successful program. Dr. Romine moved to a beautiful part of the country to begin private practice with a well-established group in Oak Ridge, TN for five years, however, the dream of starting her own practice remained one of her goals.
In the summer of 2003, Dr. Romine moved back to her home and founded Camelback Dermatology & Skin Surgery, which has become a premier private dermatology practice. Dr. Romine is at the top of her field specializing in Surgical, Cosmetic and Laser dermatology. Her expertise in part is derived from her knowledge of anatomy and love of surgery, which is a large part of her practice. Her patients routinely travel great distances for her skills both for cosmetic procedures and surgery.
Dr. Romine is a highly respected and invited media personality in the area of cosmetic dermatology and surgery. She also lectured nationally on "Partnering with Patients for a Lifetime of Healthy, Beautiful Skin" to her peers in the fields of plastic surgery and dermatology. She also educates the public on many topics including cosmetic procedures as well as sun protection. She is an invited speaker and hands on trainer for cosmetic procedures including demonstrating advanced techniques for soft tissue fillers, laser treatments, and facial and body rejuvenation at many national meetings.
Dr. Romine has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, as well as magazine and print articles for nationwide news sources. She has been honored as a "Top Doctor" by Phoenix Magazine in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and was the featured "Top Doc" including profile and cover story for the 2007 edition. Dr. Romine remains an active fellow of many relevant national organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Mohs Surgery, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology & Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Romine has served as a national trainer for Allergan, Galderma, Medicis, and Merz.
Dr. Romine is a wife and devoted mother of 4 wonderful children and loves traveling, yoga, reading, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Romine handles all skin problems ranging from the most common such as acne, warts, psoriasis, and eczema, to the most unusual skin disorders. She also performs surgical procedures, including the removal of moles, warts and other skin tumors and growths. Her surgical procedures include freezing (cryosurgery) as well as the typical excision of lesions. Patch testing is performed for suspected contact dermatitis. Dr. Romine’s practice is dedicated to patient education and she and her staff thoroughly explain each diagnosis. A recommendation is presented along with all of the risks and alternative treatment options. Educational resources such as pamphlets, brochures and DVD’s are provided. Dr. Romine encourages your questions and concerns and assures you they will be answered with candor and compassion.
Dr. Romine is dedicated to providing her patients with quality health care in a personable, caring environment. Her practice enjoys seeing patients of all ages including infants, teenagers, and adults. In addition to the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the skin, hair, and nails, Dr. Romine also offers the following specialized services:
Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Highly specialized technique with the highest available cure rate of any skin cancer treatment while ensuring minimal sacrifice of normal, uninvolved tissues. This procedure is followed by the best cosmetic reconstruction possible, conveniently performed on the same day by Dr. Romine.
Botox Cosmetic & Dysport
**Dr. Romine has 20 years of experience using advanced injection techniques.
Restylane, Juvederm, and Radiesse
- Extremely safe, non-invasive, and a virtually painless way to erase lines anywhere on the face.
- Relaxes the muscles in the face by intercepting the signal from the nerve ending to the muscle, therefore diminishing the lines and wrinkles.
- Lasts approximately 3 to 4 months, and if maintained continuously, the same results can last up to 6 months.
Pearl Fractional Laser Dramatic improvement in photodamage and wrinkles with a single treatment.
- The newest and most popular natural looking cosmetic filler.
- Restores fullness to correct moderate to severe wrinkles and folds providing a smoother contour to the face.
- Can reshape the face and Dr. Romine’s “Cheek Lift” is especially popular in giving beautiful results.
- Average treatment results last six months up to 18 months depending on product used.
- Safe and effective on all skin types.
- Improvements in brown spots, sun damage, tone and texture revealing a noticeably smoother, brighter complexion.
- Reverse signs of aging with a quick one week recovery period.