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Alison M. Messer, MD

Dermatopathologist
Board Certifications

Dermatology

Fellowship

Dermatopathology

Biography

South Texas Dermatopathology Laboratory, a Sonic Healthcare dermatopathology practice, is pleased to include Alison M. Messer, M.D., to its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Messer has an extensive and impressive academic background, including volunteer experience. Dr. Messer graduated with Magna Cum Laude, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from The University of Texas University in Austin. Subsequently, she earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School. Here, she also completed an eight-month multi-specialty physician educator certificate program followed by a healthcare management certificate at     The University of Houston Clear Lake in Texas. Dr. Messer trained as a dermatology resident at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Dermatology, where she was Chief Resident during her last year. She concluded her post-graduate training with a dermatopathology fellowship at the Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine in Texas.   Dr. Messer launched her career as a dermatologist at Bellaire Dermatology in Houston. Her academic and research efforts have been published in numerous medical journals, including the Dermatol Online J. She has also given presentations at various medical conferences and meetings. Dr. Messer is a member of many professional medical organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, Medical Dermatology Society, and Women’s Dermatologic Society. She holds full medical licensure in the state of Texas. 

Education

University of Texas at Austin (BS), Magna Cum Laude, Austin, TX
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School (MD), Houston, TX

Postgraduate Training

Dermatopathology Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston, TX
Dermatopathology Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
Medical Dermatology Society
Women’s Dermatologic Society