For Sponsors / CROs


Are you looking for a premium dermatology clinic with a highly qualified medical team and a sterling reputation to recruit research participants on your behalf? Spectrum Dermatology provides the best in service and policies when conducting trials for contracted research organizations (CROs) and Sponsors. With over two decades of combined experience conducting dermatology clinical trials, you can trust our team with all of your clinical trial needs.

Spectrum Dermatology is the largest private dermatology practice in Arizona and counts with 20+ board-certified providers. We treat the majority of dermatological and aesthetic conditions in state-of-the-art medical facilities located in Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Chandler. Specialties include Mohs surgery, reconstructive surgery, oculoplastic surgery, plastic surgery, and treatments for various venous diseases. Spectrum Dermatology is home to two fully-equipped and state-accredited surgery centers that are used to perform procedures in orthopedics, podiatry, breast reconstruction, plastic surgery, and general surgery.

Benefits of Working with Spectrum Dermatology

Sponsors and CROs who partner with Spectrum Dermatology enjoy access to our growing database of over 100,000 patients. In total, we serve over 7,500 pediatric patients. Offering a full spectrum of services including medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, and plastic surgery as well as offering cosmetic and laser treatments allowing Spectrum Dermatology to offer CROs and Sponsors access to several thousand potential clinical trial participants seeking help for a variety of concerns. Spectrum Dermatology can conduct trials in every dermatological condition including acne, psoriasis, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, hyperhidrosis, alopecia, verruca vulgaris, actinic keratosis, varicose veins, and Mohs surgery. In addition, we have the capacity to conduct clinical trials in any surgical discipline.

At Spectrum Dermatology, we can accommodate infusion and device trials as well as trials needing biopsies, photography, and pharmacokinetic sampling. Nancy Kim, MD, FAAD, FACMS is a clinical research dermatologist and publicist who leads Spectrum Dermatology along with her highly esteemed sub-investigators. Together, we help CROs and Sponsors achieve FDA approval to advance the latest innovations in dermatology. Our research team is qualified, dedicated, and committed to helping CROs and Sponsors undertake responsible research.

Explore the Capabilities of Our Research Center

Spectrum Dermatology has many years of research experience. Our capabilities match what our sponsors want and need during their research trials. We can achieve even the most challenging, difficult aspects some clinical trials require that other centers are not equipped to handle. Below, you’ll discover exactly what our research center includes and why Spectrum Dermatology is the top pick for dermatology-focused CROs and Sponsors.

Facility Description, Site Capabilities, and Equipment

  • Modern, state of the art 10,000 sq. ft. freestanding medical center
  • 16 exam rooms
  • Board certified Investigators
  • Annual Calibration Records
  • Dedicated blinded and unblinded IP refrigerators with keypad access
  • -20C freezer
  • -80C freezer with access to dry ice and long-term sample storage
  • Vital signs monitoring machines
  • ECG machine
  • Height and weight scale
  • Gram scale
  • Ambient and refrigerated centrifuges
  • Incubator
  • Crash cart with AED and other emergency resuscitation equipment
  • 24-hour continuous temperature monitoring via a cloud-based system
  • Text and email alerts for temperature deviations
  • Separate blinded IP preparation area
  • CLIA Certified Laboratory with venipuncture and specimen preparation services
  • In house MOHS pathology lab
  • Lesional and non-lesional biopsies
  • Specialized photography
  • Infusion trial capabilities
  • Sophisticated clinical trial management software using the CRIO platform offering real-time access to patient data
  • Electronic medical records and practice management system
  • Database of greater than 110,000 patients
  • Long term storage capabilities for frozen biological specimens
  • Current ACRP GCP training and certifications for all research staff
  • Comprehensive Standard Operational Procedures
  • IATA certified research staff
  • ACLS trained and certified research staff
  • Unblinded pharmacy staff
  • Dedicated monitoring room
  • High speed internet access
  • Fax machine
  • Conference room
  • 24-hour emergency telephone contact
  • Cloud-based document storage archiving capabilities
  • Experience with common assessment tools such as the PASI, PGA, EASI, SCORAD, Fitzpatrick skin scale, UAS, POEM, NAPSI, DLQI, CDLQI and C-SSRS

Off-site capabilities:

  • Contracted accredited advanced imaging facility
  • Emergency room within 1 block radius
  • Contracted accredited local laboratory
  • Full service and state licensed surgery center and PACU

Learn more about Spectrum Dermatology’s research center today by emailing

Contact Us

Please call us at (480) 404-9879, or use the contact form below to see if you qualify.