Susan E. Rudolph, MD
Board-Certified Dermatologist
4.6 /5
60 reviews
My patients are the most rewarding part of my practice. They are so grateful when you detect an early skin cancer or make their itchy, miserable rash or severe acne go away.
- Susan E. Rudolph, MD
Forefront Dermatology
Started to clear up in first week
Google Forefront Dermatology
High quality service with many referrals from family and other medical clinics
Forefront Dermatology
I’ve been seeing dermatologists for over 20 years. This was the fastest most efficient visit I’ve ever had . Forefront doesn’t over book patients and make you wait, nor does it keep you in a examination room for extended amounts of time with out a Dr. or nurse . This was the best Dermatology visit I’ve ever had !!
Forefront Dermatology
I'm new so not much experience w/provider I felt she checked me over thoroughly & explained a couple things I've wondered about. My only discomfort is a male nurse in room when undressed however he was professional & she was careful about keeping my modesty he also was facing computer during exam in future if there I'd prefer a female nurse especially if it isn't possible to keep privates covered. I would've liked a little more info on what products are best used on skin for health I'm a minimalist as in I don't wear makeup I use few products & try to pick those with least chemicals. Otherwise visit went well & hope my condition improves & I plan to use this provider again.
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
This was the best Dermatology visit I’ve had in 20 years. No waiting in the waiting room. No sitting in a examination room with no Dr. or nurse. Dr. Rudolph was very professional, knowledgeable, and to the point of options for me . I would recommend her and forefront staff to any one seeking help with there skin .
Forefront Dermatology
The staff and doctor were excellent
Google Forefront Dermatology
Excellent chairside manner. Thoughtful and kind in her interactions.
Google Forefront Dermatology
I saw Dr. Rudolph for a concerning spot on my nose. It was fine.. I also had her look at another spot on my back and that was fine also. She did however find a spot that I was not even aware of and did find it to be concerning. She took a sample and said it would be a good idea to have a full body scan,especially since serious skin conditions and cancers run in my family. She was very professional and thorough,as well as the staff. I wouldn't hesitate to send anyone there to see her .
Google Forefront Dermatology
It’s been wonderful working with Dr. Rudolph! She does a wonderful job with mole removal and injectable cosmetic procedures. At 39 years old, I’ve begun using more cosmetic treatments and Dr. Rudolph does a beautiful job! My friends and family don’t really know what I am having done because the results are very natural. I just get compliments that I look happy and healthy. It’s been great. She has high quality prescription skin products. I’m using one for hyper pigmentation (they offer this at a less expensive price than other Dermatology clinics because they formulate their own brand!
Vitals Forefront Dermatology
my visit with Dr Rudolpf went smooth and well Iam very satisfied. infection is gone

Undergraduate Degree:
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE

Graduate Degree:
University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN

Medical School:
University of Minnesota School of Medicine – Minneapolis, MN

Dermatology Residency:
Marshfield Clinic – Marshfield, WI

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
Minnesota Dermatological Society
Minnesota Medical Association
American Medical Association

Walgrave SE, Kist DA, Noyaner-Turley A, Zelickson BD. Minimally ablative resurfacing with the confluent 2,790 nm erbium:YSGG laser: a pilot study on safety and efficacy. Lasers Surg Med. 2012 Feb;44(2):103-11.

Walgrave S, Jacobs MA, Kist D, Weaver AL, Weiler E, Wallander I, Zelickson B.
Survey of regional laser centers: a Minnesota perspective.
Dermatol Surg. 2011 May;37(5):612-8.

Zelickson B, Walgrave S, Al-Arashi M, Yaroslavsky I, Altshuler G, Childs J, Smirnov M, Tabatadze D. Evaluation of a fractional laser with optical compression pins. Lasers Surg Med. 2011;43:137-42.

Kist DA, Elm CM, Eleftheriou LI, Studer JA, Wallander ID, Walgrave SE, Zelickson BD. Histologic analysis of a 2,940 nm fractional device. Lasers Surg Med. 2011; 43:79-91.

Elm CM, Wallander ID, Walgrave SE, Zelickson BD. Clinical study to determine the safety and efficacy of a low-energy, pulsed light device for home use hair removal.
Lasers Surg Med. 2010 Apr;42(4):287-91.

Zelickson BD, Walgrave SE, et al. Semi-automated method of analysis of horizontal histological sections of skin for objective evaluation of fractional devices. Laser Surg Med 2009; Nov;41(9):634-42.
Poster Presented: ASLMS, 4/2008

Walgrave SE, Ortiz AE, MacFalls HT, et al. Evaluation of a novel fractional resurfacing device for the treatment of acne scarring. Lasers Surg Med 2009;41:122-7.
Poster Presented: ASLMS, 4/2008

Walgrave SE, Zelickson BD, Childs J et al. Pilot Investigation of the Correlation between Histological and Clinical Effects of Infrared Fractional Resurfacing Lasers. Dermatol Surg. 2008; 34: 1443-53.

Walgrave SE, Zelickson BD. (2008). Skin rejuvenation using fractional photothermolysis: efficacy and safety. In G. Ahluwalia, Ph.D.(Ed.), Cosmetic applications of laser and light-based systems (pp.). Norwich, NY: William Andrew Inc. Published October 2008.

Zelickson BD, Walgrave SE, Counters J. 1,310 nm diode laser for treatment of skin laxity. Laser Surg Med. 2007, Mar; 39(S19):20.

Walgrave SE, Warshaw EM, Glesne LA. Allergic contact dermatitis to propolis. Dermatitis. 2005, Dec; 16(4):209-215.
Presented: MN Dermatology 12/2005

Walgrave SE, Wallander I, Zelickson BD
Transcutaneous energy delivery to the forehead, cheeks, and neck
Presented: ASLMS, 4/2008

Willey A, Walgrave SE, Counters J, Zelickson BD
Treatment of facial telangiectasias using variable parameters and multiple treatments with the long pulsed dye laser
Presented: ASLMS, 4/2007

Fevers, Aches, and Arthralgias in Secondary Syphilis
Susan Walgrave, MS4, James Nixon, MD
Poster Presented: American College of Physicians Regional Conference, 10/2004