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Sara Colby, MD

Location(s): Golden State Dermatology, Livermore, CA, San Ramon, CA

With over 35 years practicing as a dermatologist in the Bay Area, Dr. Sara Colby has developed a large population of “patient friends.” She attributes this to listening and talking with them for as much time as possible in order to understand their concerns and aspirations and to put their needs first.

Dr. Colby specializes in adult dermatology, including total body skin cancer exams, removal of suspicious moles, pre-skin cancers, skin cancers, minor excisions, and common and complex skin conditions including acne, warts, rosacea, and most rashes.

She performs cosmetic dermatologic procedures using Botox and dermal fillers, and removes unsightly tags, barnacles, cysts and lipomas. She is a fellow of the American academy of Dermatology, a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, and member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and American Medical Association

Dr. Colby earned her doctor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, and completed her residency in dermatology at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta. While there, she won a research award from the Department of Dermatology and was named Chief Resident. She is also an inventor and patent holder for medical and tactical devices.