Melanie Clemenz MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology; American Board of Internal Medicine


Dr. Clemenz received her medical degree at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She completed a combined internal medicine and dermatology residency at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Dermatology.

Career Influence

“I’ve wanted to be a dermatologist since I was very young. My mother is a dermatologist, and my biggest role model. I was so impressed with her when I was little and her achievements inspired me to pursue a career in dermatology as well.”

Clinical Interests

"My residency training in a combined internal medicine and dermatology program was very unique. This allows me to take care of patients who have more complex medical dermatologic issues. I particularly like medical dermatology, but I also enjoy caring for cosmetic patients and surgical patients as well." Dr. Clemenz welcomes both pediatric and adult patients to her general dermatology practice. Her practice includes the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin conditions with a special interest in psoriasis and skin cancer.


Dr. Clemenz sees pediatric patients of all ages

Personal Interests

Dr. Clemenz loves being outdoors. She owns two bikes, and loves to run. She says she is excited to be in the Pacific Northwest where she can enjoy lots of different outdoor activities. Dr.Clemenz also loves art. She majored in art as an undergrad and enjoys taking classes at local art colleges in her free time. She is currently interested in screen-printing.

Practice Philosophy

“I definitely consider myself a people-person. I have always said what I love most about my job is that I get to help people on a daily basis. I am very fortunate to be in a career where I get to share the knowledge I have gained to help my patients and treat skin diseases.”

Clinical Research

Psoriasis and Cardiovascular Disease



Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center

Professional Involvement

American Academy of Dermatology, Medical Dermatology Society, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association