Adewole “Ade” Adamson, MD, MPP

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Harvard Medical School, MD, Medicine

Harvard Kennedy School, MPP, Health Policy


Internship, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency, Dermatology, The University of Texas Southerwestern Medical Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Adewole “Ade” Adamson, MD, MPP, is a board-certified dermatologist in both UT Health Austin’s Melanoma and Pigmented Lesion Clinic and UT Health Austin’s Dermatology Clinic. He specializes in caring for patients at high risk for melanoma skin cancer, such as those with many moles (particularly atypical moles) or a personal and/or family history of melanoma. Additionally, Dr. Adamson is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Internal Medicine (Division of Dermatology).

Dr. Adamson earned his medical degree with honors from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and a residency in dermatology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he was recognized with awards for his professionalism, leadership, and community service work. While in medical school he spent a year conducting basic science research in immunology at the National Institutes of Health and later earned his master’s in public policy from Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Zuckerman fellow in the Center for Public Leadership.

Dr. Adamson is an active clinical and health services researcher with a special interest in understanding how to improve the quality of care delivered to dermatology patients, particularly those with melanoma. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Dermatology Foundation, Meredith’s Mission for Melanoma, and the Brown Skin Too Foundation.


  • Melanoma
  • Pigmented lesions
  • Skin cancer

Board Certification

  • American Academy of Dermatology

Awards & Honors

  • Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholar, Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Outstanding Investigator Award, Dell Medical School Department of Internal Medicine
  • Residency Leadership Award, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Zuckerman Fellowship, Harvard Kennedy School



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    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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