Ada Dermatology Staff

We invite you to become acquainted with our office staff. We strive to provide excellence in all aspects of general, medical and surgical dermatologic care.




  Dr. Richard Blickenstaff is board certified in both Dermatology and Internal Medicine. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the College of Idaho and earned his M.D. degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He then completed an Internal Medicine Residency from LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, and subsequently Dermatology Residency from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During his training, he had extensive clinical, surgical and research experience. Being double boarded provides a broad knowledge base for understanding the skin manifestations of internal disease. He is the author of several articles and scientific publications and has served in leadership positions in various dermatologic organizations. He is an assistant clinical professor for the University of Washington School of Medicine and a consultant for the Family Practice Residency in Boise. Dr. Blickenstaff has been serving the Treasure Valley since 1988. He and his wife Amy have two children and enjoy tennis, golf, fishing and the Idaho mountains.

Professional Societies:
Diplomate - American Academy of Dermatology
Idaho Medical Association
Ada County Medical Society
Boise Valley Dermatology Society
Mayo Clinic Alumni Society

  Rachel King, PA-C is a board certified Physician Assistant with over 9 years of experience in both Family Practice and Dermatology. She worked 6 years for another dermatologist, performing the full spectrum of dermatologic care. She joined Ada Dermatology in 2011 and her warm personality brightens the office environment. She received a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in PA studies from the University of Southern Alabama. Rachel provides comprehensive skin care, with special attention to the early detection of atypical moles and skin cancer. When you meet Rachel you can expect to find a very friendly, compassionate and knowledgeable provider, who will listen and provide you with the most up-to-date and sound evidence based medicine. She enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. When not in the office she likes to spend time with her husband and two children, participating in a number of outdoor activities.

Professional Societies:
American Academy of Physician Assistants
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
Idaho Medical Association
Idaho Academy of Physician Assistants