Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Missy Clifton, a Board Certified Dermatologist, founded Premier Dermatology in Bentonville, Arkansas, in 2004 with the goal of creating a state-of-the-art practice with “All Things Skin Under One Roof.”  Since then, Premier Dermatology has grown from a staff of five to almost eighty including Dr. Kattie Allen (co-owner and Mohs Surgeon), two additional dermatologists, four physician assistants, a nurse injector, laser technicians, aestheticians and massage therapists.  Premier Dermatology now offers "All Things Skin for All of Northwest Arkansas" by having three conveniently located offices in Bentonville, Bella Vista, and Fayetteville.    

Dr. Clifton graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelors of Science Degree and a Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Honors College in 1995.  She then attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she graduated first in her class in 1999.  Dr. Clifton completed a 1-year Internship in Internal Medicine at UAMS, before completing a 3-year Residency in Dermatology.  She served her last year as Chief Resident.  

Dr. Clifton offers medical, surgical and cosmetic treatments.   In addition, she has received advanced training in lasers, injectable treatments, chemical peels and dermal fillers.  She serves as a national trainer for Allergan® and other national cosmetic companies.  

Her research interests have led to several publications in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology and the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. Dr. Clifton stays up to date with regular journal readings and participation in medical and cosmetic conferences

Dr. Clifton’s approach to patient care is to treat everyone like a member of her family.  She listens closely to her patient’s concerns before creating an individualized plan to meet their needs.

Dr. Missy Clifton is a native Arkansan from Dardanelle. She, her husband Jeff, and their 3 children call Bentonville home.