About Us: Meet Dr. Carrasco
Daniel A. Carrasco, M.D. is an experienced New York City trained, board certified dermatologist. Dr. Carrasco was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas where he attended St. Mary's University, graduating with honors in biology. A graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Carrasco completed an internship in Internal Medicine in Houston, TX .
Following his internship, Dr. Carrasco accepted a position as a dermatopharmacology clinical fellow at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston . He was then recruited to complete a fellowship in New York City at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he supervised the clinical trials unit at Mount Sinai’s Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Carrasco went on to complete his residency training in dermatology at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital . During his fellowships and residency, he was a co-investigator in over 50 clinical trials. Also during this time period, Dr. Carrasco presented 12 posters at theAmerican Academy of Dermatology, published over 25 scientific manuscripts in medical journals and wrote 3 book chapters. In his second year of residency, he was awarded a Resident Educational Award by the Dermatology Foundation, and, consequently, was appointed chief resident during his senior year of training.
In 2005, Dr. Carrasco moved back to Houston and started a private practice with Dr. Stephen K. Tyring where he practiced medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. In 2007, Dr. Carrasco was nominated and chosen by the American Dermatological Association to be the Young Leadership Award Speaker. He was honored by the ADA at their August 2007 annual meeting. Less than a year later, in 2008, Dr. Carrasco was chosen to be a member of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Leadership Forum.
After 3 years in Houston, Dr. Carrasco decided to make Austin his permanent home and established Austin Dermatology Associates. Dr. Carrasco acquired Kennedy Dermatology from Bobby Joe Kennedy, D.O. and is currently growing his new practice.
Dr. Carrasco specializes in general medical dermatology, cosmetic and surgical dermatology.
When he is not working, Dr. Carrasco enjoys snow skiing, hunting, traveling, horseback riding, polo, photography, boating, and spending time with his lovely wife Alejandra.