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Dermatology Center of McKinney


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About Dermatology Center of McKinney

James Ralston, MD, FAAD is an award-winning, board-certified dermatologist. He is honored as Best Dermatologist in Living Magazine's 2014 Best of McKinney/Allen and as Best Physician–Dermatologist in McKinney Magazine's 2016 Best of McKinney, for the fifth year in a row. Dr. Ralston received his medical degree from The University of Texas
Medical School at Houston, and completed his dermatology residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo, New York where he was Chief Resident. He also completed a fellowship in cutaneous oncology and photodynamic therapy (PDT) at the prestigious Roswell
Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, exploring less invasive methods to treat skin cancer and pre-cancers. Dr. Ralston has also had fellowship training in Mohs and skin cancer surgery.Dr. Ralston has contributed textbook chapters and articles to medical literature and was awarded Best Clinical Science Report from Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Dr. Ralston is certified by the American Board of Dermatology.  
Dr. Ralston provides care and the latest treatment for a wide range of pediatric, adolescent and adult dermatological concerns such as skin cancer, eczema, acne, scars, wrinkles, age spots, body contouring, rashes and psoriasis. He utilizes the latest in treatment options,such as
CoolSculpting® for non-surgical fat reduction, and PDT, which combines laser or other light with topical medicine to treat skin cancer, acne, aging caused by sun damage, and other conditions.
His professional interests include utilizing technology to enhance the art and science of medicine for optimal skin health through preventative and quality care.
Dr. Ralston was raised in The Woodlands, Texas, and now lives in McKinney with his wife and three children. He enjoys the outdoors, technology, reading, theatre, and spending time with his family.   Dr. Ralston is excited to add you to his patient family.

Affiliatied Organizations

  • F.A.A.D.


  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • General Dermatology
  • Medical Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology


  • Perlane
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Sculptra
  • Revitalash
  • TCA Peel
  • Laser Peel
  • Scar Revision
  • Fine Line Removal
  • Skin Treatments
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Facial Scar Revision
  • Forehead Lift
  • Lesion Removal
  • Anti Aging Treatments
  • Facial Surgery
  • Skin Tightening
  • Hair Loss Treatment
  • Facial Resurfacing
  • Injectables
  • Latisse
  • Cellulite Reduction
  • Mole Removal
  • Facial
  • Collagen
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • RetinA
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Radiesse
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Stretch Mark Removal
  • Keloid Repair
  • Laser Sun Spot Removal
  • AHA and BHA Facial Peels
  • Facial Peel
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Restylane
  • Melasma Treatment
  • Vein Treatment
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Permanent Hair Reduction
  • Wrinkle Treatment
  • Facial Contouring
  • Laser Hair Reduction
  • YAG Laser Treatments
  • Facial Vein Treatment
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Facial Wrinkle Removal
  • Professional Skin Care Products
  • Laser Skin Tightening
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Body Treatment
  • Spider Vein Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Laser Spider Vein Removal
  • Hand Rejuvenation
  • Chemical Peel
  • Laser Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fat Removal
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Fractional Resurfacing
  • Fotofacial
  • Laser Facial Resurfacing
  • Stretch Mark Reduction
  • Skin Peel
  • Extraction
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Age Spot Removal
  • Hyperpigmentation Removal