Russell Rowe, MD

Russell Rowe, MD | Dermatology


Coryell Health Medical Clinic - Temple

6208 W. Adams
Temple Texas, 76502

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Phone: / (254) 865-2166

Fax: (254) 248-0626

RealSkin Dematology- Gatesville

1507 West Main Street
Gatesville Texas, 76528

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Phone: (254) 265-7100

RealSkin Dermatology- Waco

5100 Franklin Avenue
Waco Texas,

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Phone: (254) 265-7100



Date Joined

October 2019

About Russell Rowe, MD

Dr. Rowe is a Board Certified Dermatologist and formerly Board Certified in Family Medicine. He has served his patient populations, both military and civilian, for more than 25 years.
Rusty is a talented surgeon and skilled clinician. His passion is providing compassionate dermatology care and exceptional procedural solutions for his patients of all ages.
Recognizing a need to have specialists close to home, Dr. Rowe is bringing his team’s Dermatology Services to patients in their Central Texas communities. RealSkin Dermatology is an innovative model for local specialty care delivered at community hospitals creating a true partnership with patients and their local healthcare providers. New patients welcome. Insurance and self-pay accepted.

Common Skin Issues

  • Acne
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Cold Sores
  • Contact Dermatitis (Poison Ivy or Poison Oak)
  • Cysts
  • Eczema
  • Fungal Infections (Athletes Foot)
  • Hyperhidrosis (Sweating)
  • Infections
  • Melasma (Dark pigmentation)
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Surgery
  • Pigment Changes (Sun Spots)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Rosacea
  • Shingles
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Suspicious Moles or Growths
  • Warts

Common Hair Issues

  • Patchy Hair Loss (Alopecia)
  • Hair Thinning
  • Infections of the Scalp and Hair

Common Nail Issues

  • Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus)
  • Brittle Nails
  • Nail Discoloration
  • Nail Malformation


Medical Doctor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX (1993)

Specialty Rotations
National Institute of Health, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Dermatology
Indian Health Services, Nome, AK
Tropical Medicine, Argentina


Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD (2012)

Family Medicine
Martin Army Community Hospital. Ft Benning, GA (1999)


Tripler Army Medical Center.
Honolulu, HI (1994)


Fellow American Academy of Dermatology


Military Education/Awards/Assignments
Command and General Staff College
Senior Flight Surgeon, Dive Medical Officer, Airborne, Air Assault
Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Combat Medic Badge
Deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, Central and South America
Chief of Dermatology-Darnell AMC Ft. Hood, SOCEUR Command Surgeon,
101st Airborne Division Surgeon, Clinic Commander, Livorno, Italy

Community Affiliations
101st Airborne Division Society
Waco Chamber of Commerce
Waco Symphony
Central Texas Orchestral Society
Rotary Club