Dr. Jeffrey Sugarman, MD



Pediatric Dermatology

Redwood Family Dermatology
2725 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95403
For an appointment, call (707) 545-4537

Medical Expertise of Dr. Jeffrey Sugarman, MD

Dr. Sugarman treats children and adults, for a variety of skin conditions and he performs skin cancer surgery one day each week.


About Dr. Jeffrey Sugarman, MD

Jeffrey Sugarman MD is a board-certified Dermatologist and Pediatrician providing care to patients in Santa Rosa, California at Redwood Family Dermatology.

Dr. Sugarman is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Departments of Dermatology and Family and Community Medicine at S.C. San Francisco.

Dr. Sugarman has published many articles on topics ranging from cancer research to childhood eczema. 

Dr. Sugarman is also an active member of the Sonoma County Medical Association and serves on its editorial board.

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures & Services

Botox® Cosmetic

Tips & Wisdom

Sun Protection Tips
Exposure to the sun has been associated with melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers (basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma), and photo-aging (wrinkling, fragile skin, and spotty dyspigmentation (so called “liver spots”). Both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers are more common in those with light skin, light hair, and blue eyes, those who sunburn easily, suntan poorly, or freckle with sun exposure. There is good evidence that the risk of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer...
Rosacea Explained
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that can lead to facial redness, enlarged blood vessels on the cheeks and nose, red bumps and pimples. In advanced stages, it can lead to thickened skin on the nose. Rosacea usually affect the face, and is sometimes present on the neck and chest, as well. These symptoms occurs most frequently in people with fair skin, although people of any skin color can have them. Rosacea usually occurs in adults 30 to 60 years old. Although it affects more women than men...
Hives Explained
Hives are itchy, red welts, or small bumps that last from 15 minutes to 24 hours. They usually appear suddenly and leave no trace when they disappear (unless they have been scratched). Crops of hives may appear several times a day. They may come and go for days or weeks, sometimes longer. Hives are common, affecting 10-20% of the population at least once in their lifetime. Hives are certainly annoying, but are otherwise harmless unless they cause throat swelling; this is rare but require...

Patient Education Resources

Rosacea - Quick Facts
Rosacea is a chronic skin disease that may affect both the skin and eyes. It is characterized by facial redness, enlarged blood vessels on the cheeks and nose, red bumps and pimples, and, in advanced stages in men, thickened skin on the nose.  Rosacea may also be accompanied by oily skin and dandruff. It usually affects the face, and is sometimes present on the neck and chest, as well. Rosacea usually occurs in adults between the ages of 30 and 60. While the condition a...

Education & Training

Dr. Sugarman received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He was awarded a National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training grant, and obtained a PhD in biomedical science and an MD from the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Sugarman then completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington Children’s Regional Medical Center in Seattle, as well as his training in dermatology, which was followed by a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

Professional Affiliations

Redwood Family Dermatology

In July 2002, Jeffrey Sugarman MD started his practice as a solo physician. He was later joined by Albert Peng MD, Judith Hong, MD, Ligaya Park, DO, Angela Wyble PA-C and Heather Lowe PA-C. The practice also offers the services of an esthetician, Dionne Ferronato. In August 2006 we opened a satellite office in Ukiah which allows us to help the patients from northern and coastal areas without such a long drive.