Dr. Kunishige is a native of Chicago. She was a National Merit Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida in Gainesville where she also completed medical school. Dr. Kunishige served as Chief Resident during dermatology residency at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center & the University of Texas in Houston. She pursued her fellowship in Mohs Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, under the direction of Drs. John Zitelli & David Brodland. This training was officially approved by the American College of Mohs Surgery and the AMA's Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.
Dr. Kunishige serves as Associate Director of our fellowship training program. She is regularly invited to national meetings to speak about evidence-based treatment of melanoma-in-situ and invasive melanoma. In addition to articles on melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma, and board review, she is the author of New Beauty Magazine’s book: Beautiful Skin Revealed.
Dr. Kunishige is a board-certified dermatologist and active member of the American College of Mohs Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and The Women’s Dermatologic Society.