Daniel Carrasco, MD, FAAD

Austin Dermatology Associates

3705 Medical Parkway, Suite 340
Austin, Texas, United States


Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Daniel Carrasco, Dermatologist, Specialist in Psoriasis

Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratoses, Atopic Dermatitis, Onychomycosis, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rosacea, Seborrheic Dermatitis


Dr. Daniel Carrasco has been practicing dermatology in Texas since 2005. He is a licensed and board certified dermatologist and is nationally recognized for his work in general medical dermatology, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology. Dr. Carrasco is also a speaker for the International Hyperhidrosis Society.

In 2005, Dr. Carrasco started a private practice in Houston. He currently practices at Austin Dermatology Associates in Austin Texas, where he offers treatment and management of psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, skin cancer, shingles, acne, fungal infections, sexually transmitted diseases, and other conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.

Dr. Carrasco has extensive clinical research experience that began during his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where he was a co-investigator in over 50 clinical trials.


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Cyrulnik AA, Gewirtzman AJ, Paz KB, Glick JB, Anam AK, Carrasco DA, Shalita AR, Cohen SR. iPLEDGE Weaknesses: Is it time to address the flaws? J Drugs Dermatol 2016 Jan; 15(1): 97-102. PMID: 26741387

Papp KA, Menter MA, Abe M, Elewski B, Feldman SR, Gottlieb AB, Langley R, Luger T, Thaci D, Buonanno M, Gupta P, Proulx J, Lan S, Wolk R; OPT Pivotal 1 and OPT Pivotal 2 investigators. Tofacitinib, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis: results from two randomized, placebo-controlled, phase III trials. Br J Dermatol 2015 Oct; 173(4): 949-61. PMID: 26149717 / doi: 10.1111/bjd.14018

Griffiths CE, Reich K, Lebwohl M, van de Kerkhof P, Paul C, Menter A, Cameron GS, Erickson J, Zhang L, Secrest RJ, Ball S, Braun DK, Osuntokun OO, Heffernan MP, Nickoloff BJ, Papp K; UNCOVER-2 and UNCOVER-3 investigators. Comparison of ixekizumab with etanercept or placebo in moderate-to-severe psoriasis (UNCOVER-2 and UNCOVER-3): results from two phase 3 randomised trials. Lancet 2015 Aug 8; 386(9993): 541-51. Epub 2015 Jun 10. PMID: 26072109 / doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60125-8

Carrasco D, Stecher M, Lefebvre GC, Logan AC, Moy R. An open label, phase 2 study of MABp1 monotherapy for the treatment of acne vulgaris and psychiatric comorbidity. J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Jun; 14(6): 560-4. PMID:26091380

Varela A, Carrasco DA. The forgotten HPV: external genital warts. Skin Therapy Letter - US Family Practice Edition 2006; 1(2):1-3. 

Faloyin M, Levitt J, Berkowitz E, Carrasco DA, Tan J. All that is vesicular is not herpes: incontinentia pigmenti masquerading as herpes simplex virus in a newborn. Pediatrics 2004; 114(2):e270-e272. doi: 10.1542/peds.114.2.e270 

Lebwohl M, Tannis C, Carrasco D. Acitretin suppression of squamous cell carcinoma: case report and literature review. J Dermatolog Treat 2003; 14(Suppl 2): 3-6. PMID: 14578092 

Carrasco DA, Trizna Z, Colome-Grimmer M, Tyring SK. Verrucous herpes of the scrotum in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive man: case report and review of the literature. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2002; 16(5): 511-515. PMID: 12428850 / DOI: 10.1046/j.1468-3083.2002.00500.x 

Carrasco D, Vander Straten M, Tyring SK. Treatment of anogenital warts with imiquimod 5% cream followed by surgical excision of residual lesions. J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 47(4 Suppl): S212-216. PMID: 12271280 

Carrasco DA, Vander Straten M, Tyring SK. A review of antibiotics in dermatology. J Cutan Med Surg 2002; 6(2): 128-150. PMID: 11992186 

Dianzani F, Antonelli G, Riva E, Turriziani O, Antonelli L, Tyring S, Carrasco DA, Lee H, Nguyen D, Pan J, Poast J, Cloyd M, Baron S. Is human immunodeficiency virus RNA load composed of neutralized immune complexes? J Infect Dis 2002; 185(8): 1051-1054. PMID: 11930314 

Carrasco D, Vander Straten M, Tyring SK. Prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for genital papillomavirus infection. J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2001; 6(3): 238-243. PMID: 11924835 / doi: 10.1046/j.0022-202x.2001.00036.x 

Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Lee P, Tyring SK. Reduction of postherpetic neuralgia in herpes zoster. J Cutan Med Surg 2001; 5(5): 409-416. PMID: 11907852 

Carrasco DA, Tyring SK. Advances in HIV treatment and treatment toxicities. Dermatol Clin 2001; 19(4): 757-772. PMID: 11705360 

Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Paterson MS, McCrary ML, Meyer DJ, Tyring SK. Tobacco use and skin disease. South Med J 2001; 94(6): 621-634. PMID: 11440332 

Payne DA, Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Tyring SK. Molecular diagnosis of skin-associated infectious agents. Arch Dermatol 2001; 137(11): 1497-1502. PMID: 11708954 

Moore TO, Yen-Moore A, Carrasco D, Vander Straten M, Arany I, Au W, Tyring SK. Human papillomavirus, smoking, and cancer. J Cutan Med Surg 2001; 5(4): 323-328. PMID: 11907844 

Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Lee P, Tyring SK. A review of antiviral therapy for herpes labialis. Arch Dermatol 2001; 137(9): 1232-1235. PMID: 11559222 

Yen-Moore A, Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Evans TY, Tyring SK. Cutaneous viral infections in HIV-infected individuals. Clin Dermatol 2000; 18(4): 423-432. PMID: 11024309 

Czelusta A, Yen-Moore A, Vander Straten M, Carrasco D, Tyring SK. An overview of sexually transmitted diseases. Part III. Sexually transmitted diseases in HIV-infected patients. J Am Acad Dermatol 2000; 43(3): 409-432; quiz 433-436. PMID: 10954653 

Carrasco DA, Newman C, Tyring SK. Treatment of viral hepatitis. Dermatol Ther 2000; 13(3): 318-325. doi: 10.1046/j.1529-8019.2000.00033.x 

Carrasco DA, Vander Straten M, Tyring SK. Treatment of varicella-zoster virus and postherpetic neuralgia. Dermatol Ther 2000; 13(3): 258-268. doi: 10.1046/j.1529-8019.2000.00027.x

Carrasco DA, Vander Straten M, Tyring SK. A review of antiretroviral drugs. Dermatol Ther 2000; 13(3): 305-317. doi: 10.1046/j.1529-8019.2000.00032.x

Carrasco DA. Treatment of varicella zoster in children and adults. Skin & Aging 2000; 8(5): 63-73. 

Vander Straten MR, Carrasco D, Tyring SK. Treatment of human herpesvirus 8 infections. Dermatol Ther 2000; 13(3): 277-284. doi: 10.1046/j.1529-8019.2000.00029.x

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