Our Practice

 

Dermatology Services   ·   Cosmetic Services
Mohs Surgery Skin Cancer Treatment

Passionate About Our Patients

The providers and staff at Advanced Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center are committed to creating a unique, caring, and professional environment. Our patients are important to us and we are passionate about educating them concerning their dermatologic condition. We strive to make them feel comfortable every step of the way.

 

Committed to Offering the Best Available Care

From the moment you walk through our doors our goal is to make you feel comfortable and confident that you are going to receive the best possible care, from people who care about you, the individual. We are proud to offer the "Gold Standard" for skin cancer removal - Mohs micrographic surgery. We are a full service dermatology practice, offering general dermatology and cosmetic services. Our providers and staff are highly skilled, compassionate, and professional in all aspects of skin care.

 

 
 

Our Team

 
Dr. John R. Adams

John R. Adams M.D. 

 
April Kientz, APRN-C

April Kientz APRN-C (Manhattan, Junction City, Clay Center) 

 
Lindsey Ratcliff, APRN-C

Lindsey Ratcliff APRN-C (Emporia) 

 
Angie Price, APRN-C

Angie Price APRN-C (Emporia) 

 
 

John R. Adams, M.D.

Dr. John Adams is our board certified dermatologist. In 2016, Dr. Adams was recognized for his significant contribution to the specialty of dermatology and appreciation of his dedication to patient care and is a recipient of the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology’s Presidential Citation Award. Since 2003, he has also been selected as one of “American’s Top Physicians.” Dr. Adams served as the 2016 President of the Kansas Society for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. He also served on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Mohs Surgery from 2013 to 2016. Additionally, Dr. Adams has served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine teaching medical students and residents, since 2014. Dr. Adams served in the United States Army and was stationed in South Korea and Fort Carson, Colorado. After receiving an Honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, he attended the College of San Mateo, where he graduated with High Honors and was nominated to Permanent Membership of Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Dr. Adams received his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He has been practicing at Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center since 1998. Dr. Adams, his wife and two children moved to Kansas in 1996, shortly thereafter, they made a weekend trip to Manhattan, Kansas and found their dream place to live. When not in the office, Dr. Adams enjoys sporting events, ranching, history, movies and going for long drives on country roads with his wife and dogs.

 

April Kientz, APRN-C (Manhattan, Junction City, Clay Center)

April Kientz has been a dermatology Nurse Practitioner with Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center since 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Fort Hays State University in 2006, where she graduated with honors. April then graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Wichita State University in 2012. After graduation, April obtained her national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. April is currently a member of the Dermatology Nurses' Association and American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to joining our team, April developed her passion in dermatology working in Surgical Intensive Care and Trauma Services at Wesley Medical Center. April was born and raised in rural North Central Kansas and enjoys the hometown feel Manhattan offers. April and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors with their four young children.

 

Lindsey Ratcliff, APRN-C (Emporia)

Lindsey Ratcliff has been a dermatology Nurse Practitioner with Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center since 2017. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in 2011. Lindsey then graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing from Pittsburg State University in 2017. She received honors for Excellence in Research Award and Oral Presentation Research Colloquium Award at Pittsburg State University. After graduation, Lindsey obtained her national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to joining our team, Lindsey cultivated a passion in dermatology while working in Pediatric Intensive Care at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, TX, where she was a member of the Skin Care Champion committee, and then in Same Day Surgery at Newman Regional Health, where she was a member of the Surgical Site Infection Focus Group. Lindsey was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She relocated to Emporia, KS with her husband in 2013. She and her husband enjoy raising their two young children in a local rural community.

 

Angie Price, APRN-C (Emporia)

Angie Price has been a dermatology Nurse Practitioner with Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center since 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Emporia State University in 2008. Angie was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing in 2015 while attending Graceland University for her Master of Science in Nursing degree. She graduated from Graceland University in 2016. After completing her degree, Angie received her national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Angie has developed her love of nursing working at Newman Regional Health, Stormont Vail Health, and Flint Hills Community Health Center. Angie was raised in a military family and has family ties to Hartford, Neosho Rapids and Olpe Kansas. Angie and her husband have 2 young boys and a Dalmatian. They enjoy traveling or playing outdoors.

 
 

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