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Kern, Donald, MD, PhD

Read interview with Dr. Kern on skin cancer detection, Seattle Times Local Health Guide, The ABC and Ds of skin cancer detection–Health Tips from The Polyclinic.

Board Certification:

American Board of Dermatology


Dr. Kern attained his medical degree, as well as a doctorate in immunology and dermatology training at the University of Washington. He completed his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University while doing research on cancer and aging at the National Institutes of Health.

Special Interests:

Dr. Kern's practice is focused on dermatological surgery, skin cancer screening, skin cancer treatment, identification and treatment of benign and pre-cancerous growths of the skin.

Teaching Involvement:

Head of The Polyclinic's dermatology department and associate professor of medicine at University of Washington.


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Accepting New Patients: Yes