Karen Helton-Rhodes, DVM, DipACVD
Dr. Helton-Rhodes has practiced as a board certified veterinary dermatologist in the tri-state region since 1982. She was head of the department of dermatology at the Animal Medical Center in New York City for 12 years and actively participated in the training of interns and residents during that time. Dr. Helton-Rhodes also held the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at New York University Hospital from 1985-1997. This position facilitated active communication and research opportunities in the area of comparative dermatology. Her most recent venture is the development of a new company, Canine Skin Solutions, Inc., with partner and fellow dermatologist. Dr. Terri Bonenberger. They have designed an informational website (PetSkin.com) for pet owners and formulated a novel skin-care line of topicals for pets.
Areas of Expertise: allergy, immunology, ear
diseases, neoplasia, keratinization disorders, endocrine diseases,
auto-immune diseases, metabolic skin diseases, drug eruptions,
hereditary disorders, infectious diseases, parasitic, bacterial and