Chris G. Adigun, M.D., F.A.A.D., is a board certified dermatologist in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She specializes in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and nail disorders. Dr. Adigun has devoted much of her time to increasing public awareness of skin cancer and the harmful effects of U.V. rays—both medical and cosmetic.
Prior to opening her practice at the Dermatology & Laser Center of Chapel Hill, Dr. Adigun worked as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the New York University Department of Dermatology in Manhattan. She subsequently joined Dr. Roy Geronemus at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York. She moved to North Carolina in 2014, where she has been in private practice ever since.
Dr. Adigun’s educational career is marked with distinction. After graduating with an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, Dr. Adigun was awarded an academic scholarship to attend the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. There, she earned Graduate of Medicine with Distinction honors and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honors society. While completing her residency in dermatology at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, she studied closely with Dr. Richard Scher, an international leader in nail disorders. She then completed her training and joined the faculty at NYU Medical Center.
Dr. Adigun was soon elected to New York Super Doctors Rising Stars in 2013, 2014, and 2016, and she was featured in New York Times Magazine. Dr. Adigun has also been featured on Good Morning America, CBS News, Univision, and Fox 5 News New York for her expertise in dermatology and nail disorders. She has served as a media expert for publications including U.S. News and World Report, Dr. Oz, TeenVogue, InStyle, Real Simple, Self, Health, Allure, Men’s Journal, among many others. She lectures extensively on the importance of diligent skin and nail care, and its effects on general well being.
Dr. Adigun works at the forefront of dermatology science. In 2014, she was appointed the co-director for the NYU Advances in Dermatology Symposium. She is an active member of the Council for Nail Disorders, at whose annual meeting she was an invited speaker in 2013, 2014, and 2015. She was an invited speaker at the American Academy of Dermatology annual conference in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
At the World Congress of Dermatology 2015, which occurs every four years, Dr. Adigun was named a “Rising Star” in the field of dermatology by the international dermatology community. She was also an invited speaker.
Dr. Adigun has been invited by university programs across the country to be the featured speaker at Grand Rounds conferences. She has published numerous articles in medical journals and chapters in books. She has been a member of the American Academy of Dermatology “Playsun Smart Program,” which spearheads the preventative care of the New York Yankees, New York Mets, and Major League Baseball Headquarters.
Dr. Adigun and I were classmates at Cornell and I have watched her over the years become a very prominent dermatologist, training at the #1 ranked dermatology program in the country, NYU, and having worked alongside the internationally-recognized expert Dr. Roy Geronemus (dermatologist to the stars and celebrities in New York City). Dr. Adigun has also become a sought-after speaker at national dermatology meeting and has developed special expertise in nail disorders. I have heard that Dr. Adigun also has an extraordinary bedside manner with her patients. North Carolina (and Chapel Hill in particular) are extraordinary lucky to have such an accomplished dermatologist in their backyard! I recommend her highly to patients seeking the best care available in dermatology.
Dr. Adigun is simply phenomenal. She is dedicated, brilliant, and compassionate. She cares about her patients and it shows in her devotion to her profession. I have sent all of my family members to her, and she has not let me down. She is the smartest physician I know and certainly the best dermatologist I know. I wish she were still in NY!
I highly recommend Dr. Adigun. She is an excellent dermatologist. Dr. Adigun is able to work my patients in very quickly and she sends me excellent reports In a very timely way. My patients always report that they are seen promptly in a caring concerned environment. Dr. Adigun clearly enjoys her profession.
Chris Adigun is the rare combination of brilliant, kind, and caring it’s harder and harder to find in medicine these days. Every one of my family and friends who ask for a referral will be sent straight to her. I only wish she were closer!
Dr. Chris Adigun is well recognized both nationally and internationally for her expertise in both nail disorders as well as medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her clinical acumen is only matched by her outstanding bedside manner, warmth, and compassion.
Dr. Adigun is the cream of the crop! She is a thought leader in dermatology and I have had the good fortune to share patients with her and they all love her. She is brilliant, competent, caring and compassionate.
Dr. Doris Day
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April 16, 2016
Dr. Chris Adigun is an outstanding dermatologist, teacher, and colleague. She takes remarkable care of her patients with compassion and a gentle touch. It’s always a pleasure to connect at meetings and events and patients I’ve referred to her call me to thank me for the introduction.
Dr. Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, M.D.
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October 28, 2015
Dr. Adigun is well respected among her colleagues as she presents nationally on nail and other dermatologic disorders. Not only do her colleagues benefit learning from her expertise, but most importantly our patients. She is a thoughtful, kind and caring physician and colleague.