Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD

Dermatologist

Mohs surgeon, Cutaneous oncology specialist, Surgical oncologist

Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-725-5272
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Skin Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Yale University (2002) CT

Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (2001)

Residency: Northwestern Univ - McGaw Medical Center (2001) IL

Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals (1998) IL

Medical Education: Northwestern University Feinberg SOM (1997) IL

Honors & Awards

Distinguished Service Award, American College of Mohs Surgery (2013)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2011)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2010)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2009)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2008)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2007)

Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine (2006)

Cutting Edge Research Grant Award, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery` (2003)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Single-Stage Turn-Over Muscular Hinge Flap With Burows Full-Thickness Skin Graft to Repair Oral Commissure Defect
Wysong, A., & Aasi, S. Z. (2013). Single-Stage Turn-Over Muscular Hinge Flap With Burows Full-Thickness Skin Graft to Repair Oral Commissure Defect. DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY, 39(10), 1530-1534.

Comment on basal cell carcinoma rebound after cessation of vismodegib in an individual with basal cell nevus syndrome.
Ally, M. S., Wysong, A., Tang, J. Y., & Aasi, S. (2013). Comment on basal cell carcinoma rebound after cessation of vismodegib in an individual with basal cell nevus syndrome. Dermatologic surgery , 39(9), 1413-1414.

Update on metastatic basal cell carcinoma: a summary of published cases from 1981 through 2011.
Wysong, A., Aasi, S. Z., & Tang, J. Y. (2013). Update on metastatic basal cell carcinoma: a summary of published cases from 1981 through 2011. JAMA dermatology , 149(5), 615-616.

New Onset of Keratoacanthomas After Vismodegib Treatment for Locally Advanced Basal Cell Carcinomas: A Report of 2 Cases
Aasi, S., Silkiss, R., Tang, J. Y., Wysong, A., Liu, A., & Chang, A. L. S. (2013). New Onset of Keratoacanthomas After Vismodegib Treatment for Locally Advanced Basal Cell Carcinomas: A Report of 2 Cases. JAMA DERMATOLOGY, 149(2), 242-243.

Atlas of Practical Mohs Histopathology
Aasi, S. Z., Leffell, D. J., & Lazova, R. Z. (2013). Atlas of Practical Mohs Histopathology.

Is Tanning Bed Exposure Associated With Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinoma?
Gamba, C. A., Wysong, A., Million, L., Aasi, S., Kim, J., & Tang, J. Y. (2012). Is Tanning Bed Exposure Associated With Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinoma?. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 30(32), E333-E336.

Hemorrhagic complications in dermatologic surgery
Bunick, C. G., & Aasi, S. Z. (2011). Hemorrhagic complications in dermatologic surgery. DERMATOLOGIC THERAPY, 24(6), 537-550.

Cosmetic concerns and management strategies to combat aging
Robinson, D. M., & Aasi, S. Z. (2011). Cosmetic concerns and management strategies to combat aging. MATURITAS, 70(3), 256-260.

Cancer of the skin
Reszko A, Aasi SZ, Wilson LD, & Leffell DJ. (2011). Cancer of the skin. Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology, 9.

Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
Aasi SZ, & Cox KM. (2010). Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin Cancer. Dermatology A Pictorial Review.

Commentary: Expanding the Donor Site Options for Full-Thickness Skin Grafts
Aasi SZ. (2010). Commentary: Expanding the Donor Site Options for Full-Thickness Skin Grafts. Dermatol Surg., 36.

Z-plasty made simple.
Aasi, S. Z. (2010). Z-plasty made simple. Dermatology research and practice, 2010, 982623-?.

Mohs micrographic surgery histopathology concordance
Mariwalla, K., Aasi, S. Z., Glusac, E. J., & Leffell, D. J. (2009). Mohs micrographic surgery histopathology concordance. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 60(1), 94-98.

Skin cancer prevention and photo protection in organ transplant recipients
Aasi SZ. (2008). Skin cancer prevention and photo protection in organ transplant recipients. Skin Diseases in Organ Transplantation.

Dermatologic surgery: introduction to anatomy and approach
Aasi SZ, & Pennington B. (2008). Dermatologic surgery: introduction to anatomy and approach. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 7.

Free margin distortion
Aasi SZ. (2008). Free margin distortion. Complications in Cutaneous Surgery.

Cancer of the skin
Thomas VD, Aasi SZ, Wilson LD, & Leffel DJ. (2008). Cancer of the skin. Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology.

Dermatologic diseases and disorders
Aasi SZ. (2006). Dermatologic diseases and disorders. Geriatrics Review Syllabus.

Multiple facial angiofibromas: A cutaneous manifestation of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome
Schaffer, J. V., Gohara, M. A., McNiff, J. M., Aasi, S. Z., & Dvoretzky, I. (2005). Multiple facial angiofibromas: A cutaneous manifestation of Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 53(2), S108-S111.

Bilobed transposition flap
Aasi, S. Z., & Leffell, D. J. (2005). Bilobed transposition flap. DERMATOLOGIC CLINICS, 23(1), 55-?.

Cancer of the skin
Aasi SZ, & Leffell DJ. (2005). Cancer of the skin. Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology, 7.

Ellipse, ellipse variations and dog-ear repairs
Book SE, Aasi SZ, & Leffell DJ. (2005). Ellipse, ellipse variations and dog-ear repairs. Surgery of the Skin.

Idiopathic eruptive macular pigmentation: A case of 21 years' duration
Mehta, S., Aasi, S., Cole, R., Chu, P., & Weinberg, J. M. (2003). Idiopathic eruptive macular pigmentation: A case of 21 years' duration. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 49(5), S280-S282.

Complications in dermatologic surgery - How safe is safe?
Aasi, S. Z., & Leffell, D. J. (2003). Complications in dermatologic surgery - How safe is safe?. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 139(2), 213-214.

Dermatologic diseases and disorders
Aasi SZ, & Cook B. (2002). Dermatologic diseases and disorders. Geriatrics Review Syllabus, 5.

Aquagenic palmoplantar keratoderma
Yan AC, Aasi SZ, Alms DJ, Heymann WR, Paller AS, & Honig PJ. (2001). Aquagenic palmoplantar keratoderma. J Am Acad Dermatol, (44).

Autoantibodies to type VII collagen have heterogeneous subclass and light chain compositions and their complement-activating capacities do not correlate with the inflammatory clinical phenotype.
Gandhi K, Chen M, Aasi SZ, Lapiere JC, Woodley DT, & Chan LS. (2000). Autoantibodies to type VII collagen have heterogeneous subclass and light chain compositions and their complement-activating capacities do not correlate with the inflammatory clinical phenotype. J Clinical Immunol., 20.

Successful correction of depressed scars of the forehead secondary to trauma and morpheme en coup de saber by autologous free dermal-fat graft.
Lapiere JC, Aasi SZ, Cook B, & Montalvo A. (2000). Successful correction of depressed scars of the forehead secondary to trauma and morpheme en coup de saber by autologous free dermal-fat graft. Dermatol Surg., (26).