Anthony Oro MD/PhD

Hair loss specialist, Dermatologic oncologist, Cutaneous oncology specialist, Skin stem cell specialist

Bio:   Anthony E. Oro, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Dermatology and a member of the Program in Epithelial Biology, the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Children’s Health Research Institute, Bio-X, and the Program in Cancer Biology.  His research interests encompass cancer genomics and tumor evolution, stem cell biology and hair/skin development and regeneration, and definitive molecular and cellular therapeutics.  His clinical interests include hair biology, non-melanoma skin cancer, and therapy for genetic skin diseases.
4.7 out of 5
135 Patient Ratings
22 Patient Comments

Skin Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Hair Loss Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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General Dermatology Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (1997) CA
  • Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (1998)
  • Internship: Stanford University Medical Center (1994) CA
  • Medical Education: UCSD School of Medicine (1993) CA

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Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Typically, very happy with Dr. Oro. on this particular day, he was rushing very behind (no problem) but it was the end of the day and I wasn't given a full, thorough skin check like in the past - concerning.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Oro also answered an email question I sent via my health. Very helpful in managing my medications.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Thoughtful, concerned, and caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Both primary & resident were outstanding in all areas.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Oro is excellent.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

The appointment felt VERY rushed, as did the visual body exam.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Oro is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He is always caring and makes me eel I am important.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Oro is an outstanding physician. I have complete confidence in his expertise. I consider myself very fortunate to be able to see such a highly qualified physician. He is the model of what a physician should be.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Very happy with Dr. Oro.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Wonderful physician too harried, rushed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Experience with this dr. and his staff was very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Oro always is excellent, answers all questions.

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4.7 out of 5
135 Patient Ratings
22 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Typically, very happy with Dr. Oro. on this particular day, he was rushing very behind (no problem) but it was the end of the day and I wasn't given a full, thorough skin check like in the past - concerning.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Oro also answered an email question I sent via my health. Very helpful in managing my medications.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Thoughtful, concerned, and caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Both primary & resident were outstanding in all areas.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Oro is excellent.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

The appointment felt VERY rushed, as did the visual body exam.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Oro is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He is always caring and makes me eel I am important.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Oro is an outstanding physician. I have complete confidence in his expertise. I consider myself very fortunate to be able to see such a highly qualified physician. He is the model of what a physician should be.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Very happy with Dr. Oro.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Wonderful physician too harried, rushed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Experience with this dr. and his staff was very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Oro always is excellent, answers all questions.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Excellent doctor, compassionate, good communication skills, state of the art knowledge.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Oro is a wonderfully caring physician. Although my derm. issue isn't serious Dr. Oro (& the residents) treat my concerns seriously & are supportive in trying to treat my chronic problem. Love Dr. Oro!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Doctor and PA very kind and helpful. Excellent experience!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Oro is an outstanding physician. It is a privilege to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Oro is wonderful - Excellent bedside manner and treated me with respect and compassion.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Oro was very directive and understanding. I would recommend him to others.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Like I said before Dr. Oro is the best!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Oro was great - took time to listen and really cared about my problem and spent QUALITY time with me!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Doctor and assistant very professional and caring.