Dr. William Kwan, MD

Dr. William Kwan, MD

Dermatology  ·  

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Dr. William Kwan, MD is a dermatologist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.Read his story

Kwan Dermatology

360 Post St Ste 1005

San Francisco, CA 94108
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hair Loss
more than 75% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 51% of peers
more than 49% of peers

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Dr. Kwan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kwan "Our founder, Dr Kwan received his medical degree from USC and holds a B.S. in biology from UCLA, magna cum laude. He completed his internship at the University of Rochester Medical Center and returned to Los Angeles for a residency at UCLA. He was also the Chief Resident in dermatology at King/Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Kwan is a prominent board-certified dermatologist, practicing both medical and cosmetic dermatology in San Francisco. He is among the nation's leading practitioners of laser skin procedures and offers a full range of services to help each patient achieve healthy, beautiful skin. Many well-known local and national television personalities rely on Dr. Kwan's expertise to look their best on air. The team at Kwan Dermatology offers a complete selection of skin-care services, including Botox, facial fillers and the most advanced laser practice in the Bay Area. Our boutique office is located in San Francisco's Union Square, inside the Tiffany Building, next to Saks Fifth Avenue. The Kwan Dermatology team combines sophisticated technology with a commitment to the highest standards of patient care. Dr. Kwan is frequently asked to train other doctors to perform laser procedures and to consult on the use of skin care products. Dr. Kwan is also a Clinical Attending Physician at the UCSF Department of Dermatology, where he instructs dermatology residents. Having studied ethnic dermatology extensively, Dr. Kwan is an expert at treating skin of all colors. He has personally designs a skin care regimen tailored to each person's individual needs. Reporters frequently seek out Dr. Kwan as an expert on skin care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwan "Caring, compassionate, patient centered care."

7  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

8  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.


  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Chas R Drew University Med and Science
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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