Located in the heart of Denton County, the Dermatology Center of Denton boasts two full-time, board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Cynthia Harrington and Dr. Kaveh Nezafati, and has been serving the community since 2008.


Dr. Cynthia HarringtonDr. Cynthia Harrington is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in adult and pediatric dermatology as well as skin cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Harrington completed her undergraduate training at McGill University in Montreal, Canada where she received her Bachelor of Science with Honors in Biochemistry. She then went on to complete a Ph.D. in the Department of Experimental Medicine at McGill University. Dr. Harrington received many awards for her research efforts during her studies in Montreal including the Young Investigator Award at the joint meeting of the International Bone and Mineral Society and the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research in San Francisco in 1998, and received her Ph.D. on the Dean’s Honor List from McGill University in 2000.

Dr. Harrington then went on to complete medical school at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. She completed her dermatology residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas where she is currently on faculty as a Clinical Instructor. Her continued research efforts during her residency training were awarded the prestigious Everett C. Fox Award for the most outstanding clinical research submitted by a resident or fellow at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting in San Francisco in 2009.

Dr. Harrington and her family are excited to be a part of the Denton Community for years to come. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Harrington, please contact our office today.


Kaveh NezafatiDr. Kaveh Nezafati is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in adult and pediatric dermatology as well as skin cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Kaveh Nezafati was born in Austin, TX and has lived all his life in the DFW Metroplex.  He is fluent in English and Spanish. He completed his undergraduate training at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After TCU, he attended medical school at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. At UT Southwestern, he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.

As a dermatology resident, Dr. Nezafati conducted research and published in subject areas including: Melanoma Immunology, Pediatric Dermatology, Contact Dermatitis and Eczema, Metabolic Diseases, Morphea (localized scleroderma), Blistering Disease, Medical Dermatology, and outreach to medically underserved areas and populations. For his work in malignant melanoma, he was awarded the prestigious Everett C. Fox Award for the most outstanding laboratory research by a resident or fellow at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting in Miami in 2013.  During his final year in Residency, he was the overall Chief Resident for the dermatology program.

His wife, Dr. Anna Nezafati, is a pediatrician at the Cook Children’s South Denton Practice.  Together, they enjoy exploring the area and spending time with family. As a native of the North Texas area he is excited to be practicing in Denton and caring for patients in the community he has always called home.  To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nezafati, please contact our office today.