Dr. Purnima Sau, MD

Dermatopathology •  Female • Age 75
Dr. Sau
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Purnima Sau MD

8630 Fenton St Ste 906 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Dr. Purnima Sau, MD is a Dermatopathology Specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Calcutta Natl Med Inst medical school in 1966. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sau to book an appointment.

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Purnima Sau was dismissive of concerns expressed and key medical history given during visit. Entire exam took less than 5 minutes. Support staff was condescending when giving explanation of treatment and treatment options.
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No results
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Dr. Purnima Sau, MD is a Dermatopathology Specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has over 54 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more


  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology


Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
Residency Hospital
St Francis Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Res-Walter Reed AMC
Fellowship Hospital
Boston Hosp Women
Residency Hospital
Mallory Inst Path/Boston Ci
Residency Hospital
Kings County Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
Baltimore Sinai Hosp
Residency Hospital
Calcutta Natl Med Inst
Medical School


  • English
  • Bengali


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(301) 565-3699

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Dr. Sau's conditions and procedures:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


Purnima Sau MD

Purnima Sau MD8630 Fenton St Ste 906 Silver Spring, MD 20910