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Christie R. Travelute, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Dermatology
100 Campus Drive, Entrance 3, Suite 100
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-6820 / (717) 531-6820 Fax: 717-531-4702



Patient Services Provided

Mohs Micrographic Surgery Dermatologic Surgery Skin cancer

Practice Locations

Professional Education

Fellowship, Mohs Micographic Surgery Laser, Washington Univ., Barnes-Jewish Hospital (2000) Residency, Dermatology, Washington Univ., Barnes-Jewish Hospital (1999) Internship, Surgery, General, Yale-New Haven Hospital (1994) M.D., The University of Texas Medical Branch (1992)

Research Interests

The development of a hand-held two-photon optical biopsy probe

NIH-funded research project in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop and refine a hand-held two-photon optical biopsy probe that can diagnose skin cancer in-vivo.


Hruza GJ, Ammirati CT
Granuloma faciale treated with 595-nm pulsed dye laser. Jul 2011
Dermatol Surg. Jan;37(1):102-4
Wood LD, Ammirati CT
An overview of Mohs micrographic surgery for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma Apr 2011

Dermatol Clin. April;29(2):153-60
Ammirati CT
Aseptic Technique
In: Robinson JK, Hanke CW, Siegel DM, Fratila A. Surgery of the Skin 2nd edition. London: Elsevier, 2010: 29-42.
Fulchiero GJ, Ammirati CT
Surgical Gem: inverted contralateral ear digital photograph as a template during earlobe keloid reconstruction. Feb 2010
Dermatol Surg. 2010;36:235-235.

Honors and Awards

2011 Thomas G. Pearson, EdD Memorial Education Award Chairman; American Academy of Dermatology Maintenance of Certification Committee