Dr. Andy Kalajian grew up on the east coast of Florida in the town of Melbourne Beach where he enjoyed playing soccer as well as fishing and surfing. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science with highest honors in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and is an avid Gator fan. He earned his medical degree and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL where he subsequently completed two years of internal medicine residency. Dermatology residency was completed under the direction of Dr. Jeff Callen at the University of Louisville, and Andy served as Chief Resident of Dermatology in his final year. Dr. Kalajian completed subspecialty training in a Mohs Micrographic Surgery fellowship at the University of Louisville under the direction of Dr. Michael McCall. Dr. Kalajian has special interest and training in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of skin cancers. He has authored numerous manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Kalajian was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Dermatology at the University of Louisville prior to he and his family’s move to Fort Collins in 2010.

Dr. Kalajian sees patients in both Fort Collins and Loveland. Dr. Kalajian and his wife Andrea have two wonderful daughters and love living in Northern Colorado. Andrea is a graduate student at Colorado State University studying nutrition and Dylan (born 2010) and Lucy (born 2014) are busy growing up too fast. Dr. Kalajian’s hobbies include skiing/snowboarding, fishing, hiking, camping, and watching Gator Football.

Certification and Memberships:
  • Board Certified in Dermatology (8/2008)
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative
  • Colorado Dermatological Society
  • Larimer County Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha – Medical Honor Society
  • Laennec Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine (2003)
  • University of South Florida Academic Excellence Award (1999 – 2003)


Please read what some of Dr. Kalajian’s patients had to say about their experiences.

“Dr Kalajian and his staff are professional, friendly, respectful and welcoming. I feel so very fortunate to be a patient in the care of Dr Kalajian.”

“I went to see Dr. Kalajian for a growth on my face that was on my right cheek. To my surprise it wasn’t a wart but was confronted with the ‘C’ word. The staff explained that it was not fast spreading or highly invasive and scheduled surgery for the following week. I left comforted that I was in their hands. I had over 40 stitches for two spots that had to be surgically removed but following their post surgery instruction there are no signs of the surgery. A remarkable job by a caring doctor.”

“I have years of experience with basal cell skin cancel and with 4 different dermotologists. Mohs surgery has always been the end result. Although I have had decent care with each one previously, I have to say that the most recent mohs procedure with Dr. Kalajian was by far the most positive experience. The office staff were very caring and Dr. Kalajian was sincere and compassionate concerning my needs. “

“Dr. Kalajian recently performed Mohs and reconstructive surgery on my nose. The Mohs surgery involved going back five times (same day) to remove more cancerous tissue until microscopic analysis of the removed tissue confirmed that all cancer was removed. I am VERY HAPPY with the results of both surgeries!! In addition, because of Dr. Kalajian’s expertise and performance, my scar is hardly visible. I would recommend Dr. Kalajian to anyone needing skin cancer surgery.”

“Would recommend anyone go to see Dr. Kalajian for any skin needs. He treated a squamous cell carcinoma and a basal cell carcinoma on my head and face with great results. It was painless and excellent results, so what more could you ask? Very friendly and obviously a family man. Yahoo!”

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