Katherine Hunt, MD

Dr. Katherine Hunt

Board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Katherine Hunt, is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the International Immunosuppression & Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative (ITSCC) and the Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality (previously known as the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association, GLMA).

Dr. Hunt started her career in business and engineering at the University of Alabama. As an undergraduate, she gained national attention and was named "USA Today National Academic All-Star" for creating a self-sustaining peer mentoring program which measurably improved students' computer science performance at Alabama. She worked as a patient flow consultant for Stockamp & Associates (now Huron Consulting Group) and as a supply chain leader at GE Healthcare before discovering her desire to help others in the field of medicine.

Dr. Hunt completed her medical education and dermatology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and served as chief resident during her final year.

Though Dr. Hunt is passionate about all skin conditions, her clinical interests include:

  • immunocompromised patients (HIV-positive, transplant, and cancer patients)
  • medical education
  • skin cancer prevention & treatment
  • pediatric dermatology
  • cosmetic dermatology

Dr. Hunt owes the majority of her success to her husband, former Olympian Dr. Raymond Bryce Hunt, and her parents, Robert and Mazie Marchiony, retired teachers in Hoover, Alabama. She is extraordinarily thankful for her two children and all the joy that they bring.

Fun Facts About Dr. Hunt:
  1. She continues to teach UAB dermatology residents in both clinical and didactic settings.
  2. Dr. Hunt gives lectures to medical departments on dermatology and immunocompromised populations.
  3. Her great-great-uncle, Italo Marchiony, invented the ice cream cone in 1903.
  4. She enjoys hiking, camping, running, and strategic board games.

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