12388-Kingsley, Melanie

Melanie M. Kingsley, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology

EH 139
Indianapolis, IN
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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 the Francour Award for Outstanding Dermatology Resident of the year.  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.


Titles & Appointments

  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Education
    2010 Residency Skin Care Physicians
    2009 Residency Indiana University
    2006 Residency Indiana University
    2005 MD Indiana University
    2001 BS Indiana University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
    American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
    American Society of Laser and Medicine Sugery (ASLMS)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology
  • Clinical Interests

    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)


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