Dr. Catherine Biren, MD

Dr. Catherine Biren, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Catherine Biren, MD is a dermatologist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.

1324 Nelson Ave Ste B

Modesto, CA 95350

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

67  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Paracentesis
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Calif Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mt Zion Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Uc Irvine Orange/Long Beach
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biren has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biren's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biren to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Biren's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been to many dermatologists throughout my life, and I can safely say Dr. Biren and her assistant Donna provided the worst experience. Unfortunately, this was one of the only options available through my insurance upon moving to the area. I'm excited to move on to another doctor after seeing...more
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Terrible doctor. I had her for years every time I would go see her I saw her assistant who would make me spend $50 each time on different face products that made me break, I adviced her I had use 5 different products she recommended and my face was worse she said my face would never get better and...more
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This doctor and her PA are very rude. They are always running late. If you ever want to ask additional questions - they say "Make another appointment". I feel if they are 10 to 20 minutes behind schedule - they can sit with me for that time and answer my questions or concerns. I am taking my...more
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Oakdale office staff is rude. I have never actually met Dr. Biren, just her PA Donna.
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