Dr. Chen is a practicing dermatologist in Northern California and is on the Advisory Board for Direct Dermatology. Dr. Chen is currently the Chief Scientific Officer at Personalis and has co-founded and served on the board of several other informatics and technology startup companies, including Ingenuity Systems. Dr. Chen has been actively involved in process and technology innovation for improved health care delivery at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Chen received a BS in Computer Science from Stanford, and a MD from Stanford University School of Medicine. He also received a MS in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford. He completed his Dermatology residency training and was chief resident at Stanford and is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology.
Dr. Ronald Cotliar is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
In addition, he is the Attending Pediatric Dermatologist at the Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA. He is one of only 232 Board Certified Pediatric Dermatologists in the US. He is co-director of the Pediatric Cutaneous Oncology Clinic at UCLA and is currently participating in establishing a Vascular Birthmarks Clinic, a multiple disciplinary evaluation and treatment clinic. Since 1986 he has been Consultant Team Physician for the Los Angeles Angels. In addition to skin exams during spring training, he regularly visits the clubhouse for areas in his specialty that arise during the season. As all MLB teams do, he conducts the yearly Playing Safe in the Sun melanoma screening for players, staff, and their families.
Dr. Craft is Chief Scientific Officer of Direct Dermatology and is a practicing dermatologist in Los Angeles. He completed his Dermatology Residency at UCLA and was a graduate of the prestigious STAR Program there. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Brown University and then attended UCLA for both his MD and PhD degrees. In 2005, he completed the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Craft has been a leader of several local and statewide teledermatology programs in California. He is also focused on the development and implementation of decision-support innovations to reduce diagnostic errors while providing performance-improving education at the point-of-care including VisualDx. Dr. Craft has published over 45 peer-reviewed manuscripts, 17 book chapters, and he is the senior editor of a popular dermatology textbook, VisualDx: Adult Dermatology Essentials. He has received over 25 NIH and private research grants to support his basic science, translational, and telemedicine research.
Dr. Gellin has practiced dermatology for over 40 years. He received his MD from New York University School of Medicine. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at UCLA and in Dermatology at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Skin and Cancer Clinic. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Pennsylvania. In his private practice in San Francisco, he has treated tens of thousands of patients. In addition, he has been author or co-author of 93 scientific publications, held professional positions with several hospitals and universities, held elected positions with numerous professional societies, and has received numerous awards.
Dr. Goldyne is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UCSF School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He received his MD from UCSF and a Ph.D. in Dermatological Science and Pathology at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. He conducted both NIH-and VA-funded research for 20 years as a faculty member at UCSF. He has been one of the pioneers in teledermatology and has performed over 2500 teleconsults with primary care providers throughout California. He serves as a teledermatology consultant for the Blue Cross of California Telemedicine Program and wrote the first Teledermatology Practice Guide for the California Telemedicine and e-Health Center. He is currently the Chair of the Teledermatology Special Interest Group of the American Telemedicine Association and also serves on the Telemedicine Task Force of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Huang is a practicing dermatologist in New York City. He is affiliated with NYU and the New York Harbor VA Medical Center. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency in dermatology at NYU. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He is a past recipient of a research award from the Dermatology Foundation. He has co-authored several articles in peer-reviewed research journals. Dr. Huang is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Dr. Kafi is Chief of Dermatology at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He completed his dermatology residency at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, during which time he served as chief-resident. He is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He was awarded his MD, with both research and academic distinction, from the University of Michigan Medical School, where he served as President of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and lectured at a number of national conferences. His passion is complex medical dermatology with an emphasis on life-threatening skin eruptions.
Dr. Lee is Medical Director of Direct Dermatology and a practicing dermatologist in Pasadena, California. She completed her dermatology residency at Georgetown University and received her MD from UCSF. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in implementing store-and-forward teledermatology programs in public health systems in California and led the teledermatology service at UCSF. She serves as a member of the AAD Telemedicine Task force and Core Curriculum Task Force.
Dr. Sun is a practicing dermatologist in Northern California. He completed his dermatology residency at the Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, and is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School, where his doctoral research focused on human genetics. He has authored articles in numerous peer-reviewed dermatology and science journals. In addition to his clinical practice, he continues to pursue his research interests in skin biology and disease, with research awards from the National Institutes of Health, the Dermatology Foundation, and the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Tan is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist practicing in Southern California. She completed dermatology residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and dermatopathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is board-certified in both specialties. She received a Bachelor's of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and MD from UCLA. She also earned a PhD in immunology, and has published many articles in peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals. Dr. Tan continues to pursue her academic passions by regularly teaching medical residents as well as collaborating with university scientists studying the biology of skin disease.
Dr. Walker is a dermatologist practicing in California. She completed a unique combined residency in Pediatrics/Dermatology at the University of California - San Francisco. She is board certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Walker graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha society and was recognized with cum laude honors. She is a past recipient of the nationally-competitive Doris Duke clinical research fellowship, studying a year with the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Yale University. Her clinical interests include treatment of childhood skin diseases, and treatment and prevention of skin tumors. Dr. Walker has worked with several telemedicine platforms and is passionate to incorporate telehealth into best healthcare practices, allowing expansion of access and support for evidence-based, superior care.
Dr. Wong is CEO of Direct Dermatology and is a practicing dermatologist in Northern California. He completed his dermatology residency at the Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, and is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. He received his MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical society. He holds a Bachelor's of Science with honors from Brown University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He has co-authored multiple articles in high impact peer-reviewed medical research journals and is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the American Academy of Dermatology Young Investigator Award and Career Development Awards from the Dermatology Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Wong is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the current chair of the Pacific Island Chapter of the American Telemedicine Association .