Dr. Paula Zook, MD
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Dr. Paula Zook, MD

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Dermatology | Female

Biography

Dr. Zook is a rare Seattle "native", having grown up in Wallingford and graduated from Garfield High School. She obtained her MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine, followed by an internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, also at UW. Somewhere in there she fell in love with dermatology. Dr. Zook enjoys all aspects of dermatology. Her interests include general medical dermatology for adults and children, skin cancer surgery, and cosmetic procedures such as Botox, Juvederm and laser surgery. She has a particular interest in complex vulvar skin concerns, including lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, vulvar lesions, and vulvodynia. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington, where she teaches students as well as dermatology and gynecology residents in her monthly gynecologic dermatology clinic.

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    Dr. Zook's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zook to family and friends
    3.5
    based on 4 total surveys
    Dr. Zook's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Zook is a rare Seattle "native", having grown up in Wallingford and graduated from Garfield High School. She obtained her MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine, followed by an internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, also at UW. Somewhere in there she fell in love with dermatology. Dr. Zook enjoys all aspects of dermatology. Her interests include general medical dermatology for adults and children, skin cancer surgery, and cosmetic procedures such as Botox, Juvederm and laser surgery. She has a particular interest in complex vulvar skin concerns, including lichen sclerosus, lichen planus, vulvar lesions, and vulvodynia. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Washington, where she teaches students as well as dermatology and gynecology residents in her monthly gynecologic dermatology clinic.

    Dr. Zook says...

    Thank you for taking time to complete the patient survey.  I truly value hearing about your experience in my office and your response is vital in helping Dermatology Associates of Seattle provide a great experience that meets the highest standards of excellence.

    Dr. Zook's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Dermatology
    •  Board certified in Dermatology
    •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Dermatology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Tumor
    • Birthmark
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
    • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
    • Cellulitis
    • Dermatitis
    • Dry Skin
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Genital Herpes
    • Hair Loss
    • Herpes Simplex Infection
    • Hidradenitis
    • Impetigo
    • Intertrigo
    • Itchy Skin
    • Keloid Scar
    • Lichen Planus
    • Lipomas
    • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
    • Parapsoriasis
    • Pemphigoid
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Shingles
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Skin Disorders
    • Skin Infections
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Telogen Effluvium
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Washington School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Wa School Of Med

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Italian
    • Korean
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
    • Vietnamese

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Dermatology
    • Cosmetic Dermatology
    • Gynecology

    Procedures Performed

    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
    • Skin Lesion Biopsy
    • Skin Resurfacing