Kathy A. Fields, MD, is a Stanford-trained, board-certified dermatologist who has been in private practice in San Francisco since 1987. Fields' practice of medical and surgical dermatology encompasses the treatment of disorders of the skin, hair, and nails, including the excision of benign and malignant skin growths.
Well recognized in her specialty, Fields is a consultant for numerous publications and has been quoted in many magazines including Glamour, Self, McCall's, Allure, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping. She is also a consultant for KRON-TV, Channel 4, San Francisco News and as a beauty and skin consultant for Nordstrom stores. She has appeared on The View, the Discovery Channel, and other national media.
As an authority on skin disease and aging, a significant portion of Fields' practice is devoted to cosmetic dermatology and helping patients who wish to minimize the appearance of the adverse effects of sun exposure. She performs collagen and Botox treatments, skin peels, and sclerotherapy of leg veins, as well as laser surgery and liposuction.
As an expert in her profession, Fields has been in Who's Who in America Women and American Business. She is a national lecturer to her peers on the subject of acne, Botox injections, liposuction, aging skin, and cancer and breakthrough dermatology.
Fields attended the University of Miami School of Medicine and did her residency at Stanford University. She is a clinical instructor of dermatology at UCSF and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Fields' professional goal is to educate doctors and consumers on the many common and complex conditions and treatments in dermatology today, from pediatrics to geriatrics and cancer. In addition, she wants to have an impact on the cosmetics industry by facilitating access to treatments that work.