Kavita Sarin

Dermatologist, General dermatologist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology
4.8 out of 5
119 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

General Dermatology Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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General Dermatology Clinic in Portola Valley

  • 3240 Alpine Road
  • Portola Valley, CA 94028
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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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

Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (2012)

Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2009) CA

Residency: Stanford University - Dept of Dermatology (2012) CA

Medical Education: Stanford University Medical Center (2008) CA

PhD, Stanford University- Dept of Genetics, CA (2006)

BS, Stanford University- Computer Science, CA (2000)

Honors & Awards

Medical Dermatology Career Development Award, Dermatology Foundation (2014-2017)

F32 NRSA Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health (2013-2014)

Translational Research and Medicine Award, Stanford University (2013-2014)

Scholar Travel Award, American Association of Cancer Research (2006)

Medical Scientist Training Program Scholarship, National Institutes of Health (2000-2008)

1st Place Award for Human-Computer Interaction (Senior Thesis Project), Stanford University (2000)

President's Scholar, Stanford University (1996-2000)

Unsung Hero Award, NBC (1996)

Administrative Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor in Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center (2013 - Present)

Clinical Instructor in Dermatology, Stanford University Medical Center (2012 - 2013)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I having V good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Care provider shows a really caring attitude toward her patient.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Sarin provided a very knowledgeable diagnosis; thorough guidance.

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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may 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.

Activating HRAS Mutation in Nevus Spilus.
Sarin, K. Y., McNiff, J. M., Kwok, S., Kim, J., & Khavari, P. A. (2014). Activating HRAS Mutation in Nevus Spilus. journal of investigative dermatology, 134(6), 1766-1768.

Dermatomyositis associated with capecitabine in the setting of malignancy
Chen, F. W., Zhou, X., Egbert, B. M., Swetter, S. M., & Sarin, K. Y. (2014). Dermatomyositis associated with capecitabine in the setting of malignancy. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY, 70(2), E47-E48.

Dermatological Applications of Direct to Consumer Genomic Analysis
Fogel, A., Azizi, N., Tang, J., & Sarin, K. (2014). Dermatological Applications of Direct to Consumer Genomic Analysis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Activating HRAS mutation in agminated Spitz nevi arising in a nevus spilus.
Sarin, K. Y., Sun, B. K., Bangs, C. D., Cherry, A., Swetter, S. M., & Khavari, P. A. (2013). Activating HRAS mutation in agminated Spitz nevi arising in a nevus spilus. JAMA dermatology , 149(9), 1077-1081.

Mosaic Activating RAS Mutations in Nevus Sebaceus and Nevus Sebaceus Syndrome
Sun, B. K., Saggini, A., Sarin, K. Y., Kim, J., Benjamin, L., & Khavari, P. A. (2013). Mosaic Activating RAS Mutations in Nevus Sebaceus and Nevus Sebaceus Syndrome. JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE DERMATOLOGY, 133(3), 824-827.

Molecular Profiling to Diagnose a Case of Atypical Dermatomyositis.
Sarin, K. Y., Chung, L., Kim, J., Higgs, B. W., Jallal, B., & Fiorentino, D. F. (2013). Molecular Profiling to Diagnose a Case of Atypical Dermatomyositis. The Journal of investigative dermatology.

Treatment of Recalcitrant Eosinophilic Cellulitis With Adalimumab
Sarin, K. Y., & Fiorentino, D. (2012). Treatment of Recalcitrant Eosinophilic Cellulitis With Adalimumab. ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 148(9), 990-992.

Reversible cell-cycle entry in adult kidney podocytes through regulated control of telomerase and Wnt signaling
Shkreli, M., Sarin, K. Y., Pech, M. F., Papeta, N., Chang, W., & Artandi, S. E. (2012). Reversible cell-cycle entry in adult kidney podocytes through regulated control of telomerase and Wnt signaling. NATURE MEDICINE, 18(1), 111-119.

TERT promotes epithelial proliferation through transcriptional control of a Myc- and Wnt-related developmental program
Choi, J., Southworth, L. K., Sarin, K. Y., Venteicher, A. S., Ma, W., & Artandi, S. E. (2008). TERT promotes epithelial proliferation through transcriptional control of a Myc- and Wnt-related developmental program. PLOS GENETICS, 4(1).

Aging, graying and loss of melanocyte stem cells
Sarin, K. Y., & Artandi, S. E. (2007). Aging, graying and loss of melanocyte stem cells. STEM CELL REVIEWS, 3(3), 212-217.

Conditional telomerase induction causes proliferation of hair follicle stem cells
Sarin, K. Y., Cheung, P., Gilison, D., Lee, E., Tennen, R. I., & Artandi, S. E. (2005). Conditional telomerase induction causes proliferation of hair follicle stem cells. NATURE, 436(7053), 1048-1052.

4.8 out of 5
119 Patient Ratings
9 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I having V good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Care provider shows a really caring attitude toward her patient.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Sarin provided a very knowledgeable diagnosis; thorough guidance.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. especially helpful, informative.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I am more than satisfied with the care provided by Dr. Sarin.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Kavita Sarin is excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Would like a complete, in-depth explanation of condition and causes, not just need to know treatment. Holistic treatment options (e.g., diet changes, exercise) should be discussed in addition to traditional western medicine.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Did not seem to understand my needs. At the end of the appointment she realized I actually needed to seen an allergy specialist.