Are you a specialty practice?

Yes! We specialize in all skin conditions from the top of your scalp to your toes! Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Institute was established by Dr. M. Elizabeth Briden in 1997 in response to the ever-changing medical care environment. She wanted to provide the most comprehensive dermatologic and therapeutic skin care [...]

Are you a specialty practice?2018-05-25T11:52:08-05:00

What types of medical insurance do you accept?

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Institute accepts most of the medical insurance coverages offered today. If you have an unusual type of coverage or you aren't sure who you may see for dermatology services, there is a customer service number on the back of your insurance card that you may call [...]

What types of medical insurance do you accept?2016-01-27T21:07:05-06:00

How are ADCI and AST (Advanced Skin Therapeutics) related?

ADCI is the medical clinic side of the practice and AST is the skin care product area. Both are located in the same building and work together to provide the most comprehensive skin care services. Dr. Briden serves as the Medical Director for both companies.

How are ADCI and AST (Advanced Skin Therapeutics) related?2016-02-01T20:48:55-06:00

Where are you located?

Our Providers see our patients at 3 locations. Appointments for all locations are made by the Edina staff at 952-915-6000 extension 1. Edina: Off of 66th Street - halfway between York and France 6525 Barrie Road Edina, MN 55435 Shakopee: St. Francis Specialty Care Clinic 1515 St. Francis Avenue Suite [...]

Where are you located?2023-04-12T10:06:27-05:00

What is a Physician Assistant?

The American Academy of Physician Assistants describes a physician assistant as a graduate of an accredited PA educational program which is authorized by the state to practice medicine. PAs are invaluable members of the health care team, ensuring the highest quality of care for patients in all medical settings. To [...]

What is a Physician Assistant?2023-04-12T10:33:57-05:00