Meet Dr. Killian

About Dr. Killian

Dr. Killian was raised in Akron, Ohio and graduated from Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. He then went on to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana where he completed his pre-medical studies. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and graduated Summa Cum Laude finishing as the salutatorian of the College of Science. He then returned to Ohio and spent the next 8 years in Columbus, attending the Ohio State University School of Medicine from 1995-1999. From there he completed his Transitional Internship year at Riverside Methodist Hospital before returning to Ohio State for his dermatology residency from 2000-2003. Upon completion of his residency he trained under Dr. Brett Coldiron, former president of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery, at the Skin Cancer Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Upon completion of his Mohs fellowship, he joined Central Ohio Skin and Cancer in the Columbus area. After working with them for 2 years he decided to return home to Northeast Ohio and began working in Medina, Ohio at Trillium Creek Dermatology & Surgery Center where he performed over 20,000 Mohs surgeries and reconstructions.

Dr. Killian is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery. He is a member of the Ohio Dermatological Association and the Cleveland Dermatological Society. Dr. Killian’s focus continues to be on the early detection and treatment of all skin cancers. He is very excited to bring his years of experience and expertise to the team at Apex Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center.

Professional Training

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Preprofessional Sciences from University of Notre Dame

  • Summa Cum Laude, University Of Notre Dame

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Ohio State University

  • Internship Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, Ohio

  • Dermatology Residency at Ohio State University Hospital

  • Chief Resident 2002-2003

  • Fellowship Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at The Skin Cancer Center Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology 2004, Recertified 2014