Elisabeth Hurliman, MD

Elisabeth Hurliman, MD



Dr. Elisabeth Hurliman is a board-certified dermatologist and a native of Germany. She earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology and graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and Graduate School with MD and PhD degrees. She completed an internship and residency in Neurology prior to her residency training in Dermatology at the University of Minnesota and spent an additional ACGME approved fellowship year in Mohs surgery, Cutaneous Oncology and Procedural Dermatology at University of Minnesota.

Dr. Hurliman’s clinical interests include skin cancer, procedural dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology/skin rejuvenation. She focuses on providing empirically based, proven treatments that deliver predictable results and regularly participates in educational events to learn about emerging therapies. She provides the full extent of, general and medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and laser procedures at Zel Skin & Laser Specialists.

Dr. Hurliman believes skin disease and any change of the skin, have a special impact on each person because the changes are so easily visible, and she provides each of her patients with the care she would like her family and friends to receive. Her training background has given her a unique knowledge of the face and its underlying structures and their function, which help achieve natural rejuvenation results.

She remains active in research and regularly publishes in peer-reviewed publications. Her research interests include cutaneous oncology, postoperative nerve regeneration and cosmetic/procedural dermatology. She accepts new patients and treats adults and children.

Professional memberships and Associations:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Twin Cities Medical Foundation board member