Dr. Brenda Kodama, MD

Dr. Brenda Kodama, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Brenda Kodama, MD is a dermatologist in Puyallup, WA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in dermatology, anti-aging medicine, and more.Read her story

1703 S Meridian Ste 101

Puyallup, WA 98371

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Care
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Skin Infections
high
more than 90% of peers
Warts
high
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Kodama's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kodama "Dr. Kodama attended the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors and was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. She continued her medical education at the University of Hawaii. After medical school, she completed a medicine internship and then served for several years as a flight surgeon in Germany for the United States Army. Dr. Kodama performed her residency training in dermatology at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Colorado. She is board certified in dermatology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a member of the Washington State Medical Society, Pierce County Medical Society, and South Puget Sound Dermatology Society.Dr. Kodama enjoys clinical and surgical dermatology as well as cosmetic and laser procedures. She serves as principal investigator conducting clinical research in dermatology.Dr. Kodama enjoys spending time with her husband Hugh, their three children, and her pug dog named Mugsy The Pugsy. On weekends she can be found working in her garden and collaborating with fellow Master Gardener friends."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kodama "At Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C., we know that the quality of your skin affects how you feel and how people see you. Our team of experienced skin care professionals includes dermatologists, dermatology physician assistants and master aestheticians. They specializes in a range of services addressing all possible skin care conditions as well as providing one of the largest cosmetic practices in the South Sound area. The dermatology division of Cascade Eye & Skin Centers, P.C. currently operates from five of our six locations (University Place, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, Sunrise and Auburn). There are four Cascade Cosmetic Center locations (University Place, Gig Harbor, Puyallup and Sunrise) offering an abundance of treatments, including lasers and chemical peels, to improve various skin concerns."
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7  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kodama does not have any board certifications listed.

139  Conditions Treated

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86  Procedures

  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • Collagen Injection
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Electrocautery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Glycolic Acid Skin Care Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • LED Light Treatment for Acne
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Narrow Band UVB Light for Psoriasis
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wm Beaumont Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kodama has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kodama's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kodama

4.7

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
86.36363636363636%
(38)
4 Stars
6.818181818181818%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.272727272727273%
(1)
1 Star
4.545454545454546%
(2)

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Just tried calling for a new patient appointment. The receptionist was short with me to say the very least. Very snotty. I worked for a Derm in Bellevue and cannot believe how unprofessional she was. Her tone was very condescending! Taking my business elsewhere! Why would I want to be a patient if...Read More
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Puyallup, WA – Apr 20, 2017
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As a physician,I choose my health provider with much care.Dr. Kodama is a person to trust .She diagnosed and treated my skin problem in a comprehensive and personal manner,providing me with precious time and much information.She is very personable ,kind and pleasant.and so is her staff..I was very...Read More
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Raquel V. in Lake Tapps,WA – Jul 23, 2016
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