Dr. David Berman, MD

Dr. David Berman, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Berman, MD is a dermatologist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in dermatology and hair transplant surgery.Read his story

Berman Skin Institute

900 Welch Rd Ste 300

Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Tinea Versicolor
very high
more than 96% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Berman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Berman "Education Residency Dermatology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Completed residency as the Chief Resident in June of 1993. Internship Internal Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Completed in June, 1990. Professional Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. Graduated with a Doctor of Medicine degree in June, 1989. College University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. Graduated with honors in 1984 with a B.A. degree. Secondary Henry M. Gunn Senior High School, Palo Alto, CA. Graduated with high honors in 1980. Professional Qualifications Over 180,000 patients treated since 1993 Experienced researcher and principal clinical investigator for many medical device companies Expert in the field of dermatologic and aesthetic surgery Board-certified dermatologist Written multiple textbook chapters in the field of aesthetic and dermatologic surgery Author of numerous scientific articles in the field of dermatology and aesthetic surgery Teacher of latest techniques in dermatologic and aesthetic surgery to dermatologic surgeons Frequent source of information for local media (TV, radio, newspaper) Featured on National Television – The History Channel, The Learning Channel, The Discovery Channel, ABC7 News, NBC4 News Expert witness for medico-legal issues in dermatology Voted one of the Bay Area's Top Doctors by San Jose Magazine Voted San Jose Magazine's Top Three Dermatologists Specialty Certification 1993: Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology Professional Associations 1995-2002: Chief of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at San Mateo County General Hospital 1993-present: Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology 1994-present: Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 1994-present: Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery 2005-present: Member of the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery 2005-present: Member of the American College of Phlebology 1990-present: Member of the American Medical Association 1993-present: Member of the California Medical Association 1993-present: Member of the Santa Clara County Medical Association Practice Experience 1994-present: Medical Director, Berman Skin Institute, Palo Alto, CA • San Francisco, CA • Walnut Creek, CA • Pleasanton, CA • Placerville, CA • Cameron Park, CA • Roseville, CA "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Berman "Specialty Certification - American Board of Dermatology, 1993"

2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Hair Transplant Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

46  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • 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
  • Hair Transplants
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • 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.


  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor College Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. David Berman, MD
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I strongly do not recommend doctor Berman. It was based on his personal recommendation to have Fraxel for my facial fine lines and few freckles. He showed me before and after pic on computer, for his mother and his grandmother! Six months later after 3rd treatment I didn’t see any results and he...Read More
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I had a hair transplant with Dr. Berman 6 months ago. I have nothing but great things to about Dr. Berman and his staff. From my initial visit to Dr. Berman, he was very understanding and easy to talk to. The thing I loved about the office was they didn't have a "sales pitch". My results were...Read More
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