Dr. Vera Chotzen, MD

Dr. Vera Chotzen, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Vera Chotzen, MD is a cosmetic dermatology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She specializes in cosmetic dermatology and dermatology.Read her story

Laser & Skin Surgery Center

3835 J St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Fungal Nail Infection
more than 75% of peers
more than 75% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Chotzen'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. Chotzen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chotzen "Dr. Chotzen, associate director of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Northern California, began her education with a Diplome d’Excellence from the Leo Marchutz Ecole d’Art in France. She holds three degrees from the University of Hawaii, is board certified in dermatology, and laser fellowship trained. As a leader in her field, Dr. Chotzen is actively involved in professional and public education and shares her knowledge through seminars, radio, television and public appearances. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of laser surgery, neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin), fillers, sclerotherapy, and skin cancer treatment and surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chotzen "One of the world’s most comprehensive laser centers, providing state-of-the-art skin laser surgery and industry leading research in a warm, caring environment."

2  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

34  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart 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 Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Calif Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Laser And Skin Surgery Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chotzen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chotzen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chotzen to family and friends
32 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Chotzen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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