Dafnis Carranza, M.D., FAAD, FACMS


Dr. Carranza is the Founder and Medical Director of Dermatology and Skin Cancer Consultants, dedicated to comprehensive, state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology in West Tennessee. Dr. Carranza is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery, and Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in Family Medicine. She is a nationally recognized educator and consultant in the field of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

She moved to Jackson, Tennessee from Los Angeles, California in 2008 and became the first fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic skin cancer surgeon to practice in this area. She has years of dermatologic surgical experience and has performed thousands of Mohs and reconstructive cases. Dr. Carranza takes pride in providing excellent service and dermatologic care to her patients. She treats patients for all skin related conditions and specializes in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment.


Dr. Dafnis Carranza, FAAD, FACMS

Dr. Carranza also has extensive experience with various cosmetic procedures like Botox, Juvederm, and Bellafill. Dr. Carranza offers an important perspective to cosmetic dermatology as a woman and physician. She only offers treatments that have worked for her and she continually reviews breaking research and undergoes training to expand her expertise. She received the “Bella Diamond” award in 2015 for her expert skill and her achievements in the aesthetic field.

Dr. Carranza is married to Michael McGillen, and when she is not working she enjoys watching movies, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and their 10 year old Lab Jack. She strives to give back through philanthropic work in the Jackson community and its non-profit organizations, and through her dedication to melanoma research.

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