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Abson, Kim Gittere MD

Board Certification:

American Board of Dermatology


Dr. Abson earned her medical degree with honors at the University of Washington. She completed an internal medicine residency (preliminary) and dermatology residency (co-chief resident) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Special Interests:

Dr. Abson's special interests include the detection and management of skin cancers including the use of dermatoscope and total body photos where appropriate, adult and pediatric dermatology and emphasizing medical dermatology over cosmetic. Additionally, Dr. Abson is interested in helping patients who have undergone solid organ or bone marrow transplants manage their increased risk of skin cancer.

Practice Philosophy:

"Applying the latest knowledge in medical dermatology to patient care. Treating every patient as if they were a family member."

Teaching Involvement:

Full clinical professor, University of Washington (UW) dermatology department; active inpatient attending 3 months per year at UW, recipient of Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington dermatology department 1999-2000; department chair, Swedish dermatology; past president, Washington State Dermatology Association; co-leader, Seattle Dermatologic Journal Club; chief medical subspecialty, The Polyclinic.


Distinguished Teaching Award, UW, Dermatology Dept. 1999-2000


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I am currently not able to schedule appointments with new patients. The following colleagues are available and would welcome you into their practice:

Antezana, Marc, MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic Madison Center P: 206-860-2387
Kern, Donald, MD, PhDDermatologyThe Polyclinic Madison Center P: 206-860-2320
Leaf, Frederick, MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic Madison Center P: 206-860-4716
Moore, Erin, M.D.DermatologyThe Polyclinic Madison Center P: 206-860-4605
Morrison, Laura "Katie", MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic Madison Center P: 206-860-4435
Brumwell, Eric Paul, MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic DowntownP: 206-860-4691
Hathaway, Tanya, MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic DowntownP: 206-860-4691
Howard, Brittany, RNDermatologyThe Polyclinic DowntownP: 206-860-2368
Streidl, John, MDDermatologyThe Polyclinic NorthgateP: 206-860-4748