Kim Frederickson, M.D.

Kim FredericksonDr. Kim Frederickson graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with high honors in genetics and as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society.  UC Berkeley awarded her the “Certificate of Highest Distinction”, given to only 12 of 5,500 graduating seniors.  Dr. Frederickson received her M.D. from UC Davis Medical School, where she was the recipient of a University of California Regents Scholarship. She did research in lasers in dermatology for which she received the Loren D. Carlson Student Research Award and the Novy Award for Excellence in Dermatology.  Upon graduation from UC Davis Medical School, she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Frederickson did her internship in medicine at Good Samaritan and Emmanuel Hospitals in Portland, Oregon.  She completed her residency in dermatology at the UC Davis Medical School and was elected by the faculty to be Chief Resident in her senior year.

After completing her residency, Dr. Frederickson worked as Chief of Dermatology at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinez, California, and concurrently held a position as assistant clinical professor at the UC Davis Medical School, Department of Dermatology.  She joined a private practice in Novato, California, in 1998 and took over ownership and management of the practice in 2000.

She has over 17 years of experience in pediatric, adolescent, and adult dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology, including lasers, intense-pulsed light, Botox, and fillers.  Throughout her career in dermatology, she has consistently and conscientiously dedicated herself to excellence in patient care.

She has been recognized as a “Top Doctor ” and “Bay Area’s Best Physicians” by Marin Magazine for 3 years in a row.  Dr. Frederickson is the coauthor of articles published in the medical literature regarding the use of lasers in dermatology and cell function in molecular biology.  She is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (board-certified) and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.