Dr. Sonoa Au, MD

Dr. Sonoa Au, MD

Dermatology  ·  

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Dr. Sonoa Au, MD is a dermatologist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 3 years. She specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.Read her story

Advanced Dermatology, P.C.

1200 E Ridgewood Ave

Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Au performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 84% of peers
Hair Loss
more than 78% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Au's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Au's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Au "Dr. Au graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University and obtained her medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her dermatology residency at University of Illinois at Chicago, and served as chief resident her senior year. During residency, she presented at various local and national meetings and also published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Au is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. With a special interest in laser and cosmetic dermatology, in addition to general dermatology, she initially joined Advanced Dermatology, P.C. as the laser and cosmetic fellow to pursue her clinical interests. Now she is an associate at the practice and continues to be an early adopter of new cosmetic treatments. She is fluent in Cantonese Chinese and conversant in Mandarin Chinese."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Au "Since 1986, Advanced Dermatology, P.C. and the Center for Laser & Cosmetic Surgery has been offering a wide array of medical, cosmetic, laser and plastic surgery services. In addition to specializing in all areas of adult and pediatric dermatology, many of our dermatologists have subspecialty training in their area of expertise. Our facilities provide personalized, conservative, effective and less painful treatments for a variety of skin conditions. Our board-certified physicians are collectively fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Contact Dermatitis Society, and many other societies and serve as official spokespeople for The American Academy of Dermatology and The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. With our special expertise and the unusually broad range of services provided at our state-of-the-art offices, we have been featured in many local and national newspapers and magazines as well as radio and television news programs. We have many convenient locations throughout New York and New Jersey. We continue to improve our procedures and services with the most up-to-date advanced instruments and techniques that the dermatological field offers. "
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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Au does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
  • Mole Removal
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • ThermiSmooth™ Non-Invasive Skin Smoothing Treatment
  • ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Advanced Dermatology, P.C.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Au has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Au has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Au does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Au and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Au's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Au to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Au'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 (3)

I would not reccomend her to anyone even if their life depended on it. This “doctor” is inexperienced, unprofessional and does not care about her patients. I do not understand how she achieved the title of a MD. She is a disgrace to dermatologists everywhere.
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I? waited a long time to see Dr. Au, and while she was professional and pleasant, she didn’t seem to personally address my concerns about taking care of my facial skin as a nearly 40 year old woman. She only recommended Botox and some other expensive procedure. There was no discussion of...more
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She is very professional, this is my third visit to her clinic in NJ ridge wood office. She's the best any patients will wish for a Doctor. I will be there again if the need arise. Also, will happily recommend her to anyone, she's excellent with her job and very respectful. Efficient...more
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