Dr. Leslie Capin is the founder of Dermatology Associates of Colorado and has been practicing dermatology since 1986 in the Denver area. She is a board certified dermatologist and received her dermatology training and medical education from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
Although Dr. Capin oversees and is the medical director of Cara Mia Medical Day Spa, her true passion is general dermatology, with a particular interest in rare skin disorders and the complex patient. Dr. Capin is also passionate about education, having started the nation's first Dermatological Nurse Practitioner training program at Regis University. She has served on many boards and advisory councils and is active in the Denver philanthropic community.
Dr. Capin has received numerous awards, including "Top Doc" in Denver's 5280 magazine, "Top Medical Day Spa" in 5280, Business Women of the Year in Healthcare by the Denver Business Journal, and Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in The Denver Business Journal. She has also received a Presidential Citation from the American Academy of Dermatology. The Max Fund has recognized Dr. Capin with one of their "special awards."
Dr. Capin completed a two-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine in January 2015 under Dr. Andrew Weil from the University of Arizona. Dr. Capin incorporates what she learned in her fellowship into her everyday practice and feels that she is able to offer her patients complementary and alternative treatments. She is the only dermatologist in Colorado who has completed this fellowship. Her focus is on treating the "whole" patient, not "a disease."
Dr. Capin lives in Denver with her two dogs, Lucky and McKenzie. She enjoys fishing, scuba diving, and hikingalways with sunscreen. She loves Colorado and the outdoors. She is fluent in Spanish.