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Gary A. McCracken, MD


Dr. Gary A. McCracken graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in 1992. He works in Scottsdale, AZ and specializes in Dermatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Gary A. McCracken completed his residency in dermatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also served as Chief Resident. Prior to entering his dermatology residency, Dr. McCracken completed a residency and attained board certification in internal medicine. This dual-board certification has been extremely valuable in his general dermatology practice, as the skin frequently serves as a window to systemic diseases. In addition, Dr. McCracken completed a year-long clinical research fellowship in dermatology at Emory University in Atlanta, considered one of the most prestigious dermatology departments in the nation.
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Dr. McCracken's unique approach to patient care combines the experience gathered through 7 years of post-medical school training, as well as over a decade in busy clinical practice in Scottsdale. He is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and previously by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has presented numerous conferences and has lectured extensively on various dermatology topics. He enjoys seeing patients of all ages, and performs cutaneous surgery and laser procedures on a daily basis.


  • Emory University Clinical Research Atlanta, GA(Fellowship)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Dermatology Chicago, IL(Residency)
  • Creighton University Medical Center Internal Medicine Omaha, NE(Residency)
  • Creighton University, Omaha, NE
  • Creighton University Medical School Doctor of Medicine, Omaha, NE

Professional Experience

  • North Scottsdale Dermatology - Medical Director, Scottsdale, AZ

Hospital Affiliations

  • Creighton University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Omaha, NE, 1995
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Dermatology, Chicago, IL, 1999