Melanie Kingsley, MD

Melanie Kingsley, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified dermatologist. Dr. Kingsley completed her medical education and her dermatology residency training at Indiana University School of Medicine, where she acted as Chief Resident and was awarded Top Dermatology Resident.  Following residency, Dr.Kingsley completed a prestigious Laser, Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery fellowship at SkinCare Physicians in Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of Dermatology.

Dr. Kingsley has presented at both local and national professional meetings, published several articles for peer-reviewed journals and dermatologic textbooks, and has participated in research trials for innovative laser devices. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Women’s Dermatology Society, and Indiana Academy of Dermatologic.

Dr. Kingsley is assistant professor of Dermatology at Indiana University School of Medicine and is actively involved in teaching dermatology residents.

Dr. Kingsley focuses her practice on both general and cosmetic dermatology. She places a strong emphasis on patient education and mapping a comprehensive treatment plan suitable for each individual patient. Dr. Kingsley specializes in injectables, such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Sculptra, Radiesse, and laser procedures for wrinkles, red blood vessels, brown spots, tattoos, and laser resurfacing. She also performs VASER liposuction and other fat and cellulite reduction procedures.


MD, Indiana University School of Medicine 

Postgraduate Education
Internship, Internal Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cosmetic, Laser & Dermatologic Surgery; SkinCare Physicians, C hestnut Hill, MA.

Certification/Special Training                           
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

Awards and Professional Activities/Committees
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
American Society of Laser and Medicine Surgery

  • Affiliations
    IU Health Physicians
    Eskenazi Health

    IU Health University
    Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital

    Practice Locations
    IU Health University
    IU Health Springmill
    Eskenazi Outpatient Care Center 

    Accepting New Patients

Medical Dermatology

Cosmetic Dermatology
KyBella Injections
Botox® Injections

Injectable Fillers (Juvederm®, Restylane®, Perlane®, Radiesse®, Sculptra®, Vouma)
Superficial Chemical Peel (Alpha Hydroxy Acid Peel)

Laser Surgery
Indiana University Dermatology offers numerous distinct laser therapy options to achieve optimal results in treating a wide range of conditions

Laser Hair Removal Treatment (GentleLase® or GentleYAG® Laser)
Laser Removal of Tattoos and Pigmented Lesions(Alex TriVantage)
Laser Skin Rejuvenation/Fractional Laser Resurfacing (ablative and nonablative)
Photorejuvenation (IPL™/LimeLight® Treatment)
Laser treatment for blue veins on face and legs (Nd:YAG: GentleMax®, CoolGlide®)
Vascular laser treatment for spider angiomas, telangiectasias, small red vessels on face, diffuse redness, scars, hemangiomas, port wine stains (V-Beam Perfecta®)
Skin Tightening (Titan®)

Cosmetic Surgery
Tumescent Liposuction with VASER®

Hair Transplantation
Earlobe repair

Dermatologic Surgery
Excisions (skin cancer, moles, cysts, lipomas, and other unwanted growths)

Department of Dermatology | Indiana University School of Medicine |550 N. University Blvd., Suite 3240 | Indianapolis, IN 46202