Dermatology Clinic
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(650) 723-6316
Medical Dermatology 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion B, 4th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
Paul A. Khavari, M.D., Ph.D.

Welcome to Stanford Dermatology! Our physicians are dedicated to providing outstanding patient care. We offer the most advanced technologies for diagnosing and treating all varieties of diseases involving the skin. We are committed to advancing knowledge related to the care of diseases of the skin through teaching, basic science, and clinical research.

The Department of Dermatology focuses on patient care for all diseases of the skin, including the following specific areas: skin cancer, MOHS surgery, cutaneous lymphomas, pediatric skin diseases, diseases of the hair and nail, skin allergies, blistering diseases, autoimmune skin diseases, acne, psoriasis, warts, and all other skin conditions, both common and rare.

Our award-winning faculty members are internationally recognized as outstanding clinicians, providing care for the most-difficult problems in dermatology. In addition, they are known throughout the field of Dermatology for their contributions to research and teaching. Stanford Dermatology has a long tradition of clinical excellence in providing the latest advances to the care of our patients.  We welcome you!

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