Dr. Abbe Zhuang, MD, FACMS



Mohs Surgery

Golden State Dermatology Berkeley
2320 Woolsey St. Ste. 202
Berkeley, California 94705
For an appointment, call (510) 617-5911

About Dr. Abbe Zhuang, MD, FACMS

Dr. Anne R. Zhuang is a board-certified dermatologist with advanced fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetic/laser dermatology.

Dr. Zhuang grew up in Colorado and graduated from Stanford University with a major in Biological Sciences. She earned her Medical Degree from Duke University, where she received a full-merit scholarship. She then returned to California and completed her Dermatology residency at the University of California San Diego, where she acted as a Chief Resident during her final year. After residency, Dr. Zhuang went on to pursue fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery at the University of California Davis as well as in cosmetic and laser dermatology with Dr. Suzanne Kilmer at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Northern California.

Dr. Zhuang is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery, and American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. She has lectured extensively at meetings for these organizations and is the author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Zhuang’s areas of expertise include skin cancer surgery and laser and cosmetic dermatology.
In her free time, Dr. Zhuang enjoys skiing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

“I always strive to artistically achieve a patient’s aesthetic goals, whether that is enhancing one’s natural beauty, improving areas of concern, or aging gracefully.”

Conditions Treated

Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
Hair Loss (Balding)
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer

Procedures & Services

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Tips & Wisdom

Skin Care
Myth #1 You can’t get a sunburn on a cloudy day Wrong. 80% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays pass through clouds and fog, so the harsh rays can still cause sun damage. Wear sunscreen and reapply, whether it’s cloudy or sunny. Myth #2 The higher the sunscreen SPF, the longer you can stay in the sun Nope. SPF is not an indicator of how long a sunscreen protects you from the sun, but how well it protects. And just as important, SPF refers only to protection from UVB rays, not UVA...

Patient Education Resources

Sunscreen - Which is Right for Me?
As we get ready for the summer and fun in the sun, one item you should be stocking up on is sunscreen for you and the family. But you might be wondering: which sunscreen is right for me? GSD has got you covered! We’ve compiled a list of our dermatologists’ top picks for sunscreen for different skin types, lifestyles, and everything in between.  A couple of quick points we just have to make: A quality SPF can reduce your skin cancer risk and slow down the signs of pre...

Education & Training

American Board of Dermatology, 2015
American Board of Dermatology, Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery, 2021

Doctor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011

Division of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, 2012-2015

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology, University of California, Davis
ASDS Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery, Laser & Skin Surgery Center of Northern California

Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Mohs Surgery
Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Golden State Dermatology Berkeley

Golden State Dermatology is a comprehensive medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology network with locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley.