Dr. Vera Chotzen, MD

Dr. Vera Chotzen, MD

Cosmetic Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

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.

Laser & Skin Surgery Center

3835 J St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Care Philosophy

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.
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Dr. Chotzen's Experience

Dr. Chotzen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne Scars
  • Age Spots
  • Dandruff
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fine Lines
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Rosacea
  • Scars
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Spider Veins
  • Warts


  • Botox® Injection
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Deep FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Facial Peel
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • PicoSure™ Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Q-Switched Laser Treatment
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Smoothbeam® Diode Laser
  • Thermage Radiofrequency Treatment
  • ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
  • Ultherapy®
  • UltraShape Fat Reduction Treatment
  • Vbeam Perfecta Laser Treatment
  • 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

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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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Dr. Chotzen accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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