Meet Our Team

The team at Fargo Center for Dermatology includes Dr. Rachel Ness and Nikki Welk. Call us today to schedule an appointment if you're looking for cosmetic and medical treatments for your skin.
Dr. Rachel Ness, MD

Dr. Rachel Ness, MD

Dr. Rachel Ness was born and raised in North Dakota and has practiced dermatology in Fargo since 2008. Dr. Ness is a board-certified dermatologist through the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She and her husband have three boys and live in Fargo.

2005 – 2008
Marshfield Clinic
Chief Resident 2007 - 2008
Dermatology Residency
2003 – 2004
Univ. of North Dakota School of Medicine
Transitional Year Residency    

1999 – 2003
Univ. of North Dakota School of Medicine
Degree: M.D.
1995 - 1999
University of North Dakota              
Degree: B.S. - Natural Science
Minor - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Nikki Welk, PA-C

Nikki Welk, PA-C

Nikki Welk, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant and is licensed by the North Dakota Board of Medical Practice.

Nikki Welk provides comprehensive dermatological care for men, women, and children of all ages. Her interests are in medical, procedural, and cosmetic dermatology.
Welk earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, N.D. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
She lives in West Fargo with her husband and two daughters.
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