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Travis W. Blalock, MD, FAAD, FACMS

Dr. Blalock sees patients primarily at Emory Clinic and is also on staff at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Decatur. His primary focus is Dermatologic Surgery including treatment of skin cancers with a specialized surgical procedure called Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Dermatology

Fellowships

  • Scripps Health

Affiliations

  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Tennessee School of Medicine
  • Residency: Medical School of GA

Honors & Awards

Medical College of GeorgiaÕs Division of Dermatology Marshall A. Guill Resident Teaching Award for 2010-2011 Academic Year

Inaugural Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center Department of Dermatology - Dr. Dennis Weigand Faculty Teaching

Publications

Wysong A, Higgins S, Blalock TW, Ricci D, Nichols R, Smith FL, Kossintseva I. Defining skin cancer local recurrence. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Aug;81(2):581-599. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.03.087. Review. PubMed PMID: 31307693.

Peloza K, Duszak R Jr, Rosenkrantz AB, Blalock TW, Yeung H. Utilization and cost of electronic brachytherapy by dermatologists from 2012 to 2015. J Dermatolog Treat. 2019 Aug;30(5):475-477. doi: 10.1080/09546634.2018.1528002. Epub 2018 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 30247932; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6526077.

Kahn BJ, Parker D, Yushak M, Stoff B, Blalock TW. Multiple keratin granulomata: A potential histologic clue to cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma responding to programmed cell death protein 1 inhibitor therapy. J Cutan Pathol. 2019 Jun;46(6):452-454. doi: 10.1111/cup.13447. Epub 2019 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 30811629.

Davis MJ, Rimoin LP, Blalock TW. Conjunctival Concretions Found in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Nov;44(11):1455-1456. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001454. PubMed PMID: 29315146.

Zhang S, Blalock TW. Measuring Cutaneous Lesions: Trends in Clinical Practice. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Mar;44(3):383-387. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001309. PubMed PMID: 28858920.

Powell EM, Stratton JS, Shendrik I, Blalock TW. Histologic Findings of Tumor Lysis in Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma Treated With Vismodegib. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jul;42(7):904-7. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000731. PubMed PMID: 27191782.

Ross EV, Blalock TW, Winstanley D, Cohen JL, Childs JJ. Objective Melanin Measurements: Review of Novel Dosimetry Guidance Device for Intense Pulsed Light in Aesthetic Treatments. J Drugs Dermatol. 2016 Apr;15(4):421-32. Review. PubMed PMID: 27050697.

Shams M, Blalock TW, Davis LS. Keratosis circumscripta: a unique case and review of the literature. Int J Dermatol. 2011 Oct;50(10):1259-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2011.04976.x. Review. PubMed PMID: 21950292.

Blalock TW, Haun PL, Lesher JL Jr. Cutaneous metastases of transitional cell carcinoma clinically mimicking lymphatic malformation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Oct;65(4):e112-e114. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.08.014. PubMed PMID: 21920226.

Blalock TW & Stasko T. ÒChapter 10: Immune dysfunction and immunosuppression: Impacts on SCC incidence, prognosis, and management.Ó In: High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Practical Guide for Patient Management. Springer, 2016.

Blalock TW & Ross EV. Chapter 5: Nonablative Laser and Light Skin Rejuvenation. In: Lasers and Lights, Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series. Third Edition. Editors: George J. Hruza, MD and Matthew M. Avram, MD. Elsevier, 2012.