Meet Dr. Jerome Potozkin

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Dr. Jerome Potozkin

About Dr. Jerome Potozkin and
PotozkinMD Skincare Center:

Jerome R. Potozkin, M.D., is a board-certified physician and an expert in the field of cosmetic dermatology. He has over 20 years of experience helping patients look and feel their best. Dr. Potozkin is the founder and medical director of PotozkinMD Skincare Center, an outpatient dermatology practice that is fully accredited by the Institute of Medical Quality (IMQ).

Founded in 1998, PotozkinMD Skincare Center currently boasts over 10,000 visits per year, serving patients from all over the country. In 2016, the center was chosen as the first SkinCeuticals Advanced Clinical Spa. Dr. Potozkin and his expert staff deliver on their mission to provide the best care possible in the best way possible. They are dedicated to patient safety, outstanding results, and giving back to the community.

In 2005, as a response to Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Potozkin and his wife, Dr. Monica Brar, founded “Vanity for Charity,” a charity event that is now held annually at their practice. On this day, all of the proceeds of any cosmetic dermatology procedure are donated to non-profit organizations. Drs. Potozkin and Brar have had the privilege of raising over $150,000 for local and national charities, such as the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Stand Against Domestic Violence, and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women.


Dr. Jerome Potozkin earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania before attending the New York University School of Medicine for his Doctor of Medicine. In 1992, he completed his dermatology residency at the renowned NYU Skin & Cancer Center, and in 1993, he completed a fellowship in dermatology surgery at the University of California.

Achievements & Experience

A leader in his field, Dr. Potozkin has been recognized for his excellence in dermatology by many organizations. He has been quoted as an authority in the field of cosmetic dermatology by multiple media outlets and published in numerous medical journals. His achievements are as follows:


  • Dr. Potozkin is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon.
  • He enjoys teaching future dermatologists as a professor at University of California, San Francisco.
  • He is one of only two dermatologists to serve two terms as the president of CalDerm and currently sits on their board of directors.
  • He has served as the section chair of dermatology at John Muir Medical Center.
  • He served on the board of directors of the Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) from 2009 to 2015.


  • On multiple occasions, Dr. Potozkin was named one of San Francisco’s “SuperDocs.”
  • He was awarded the prestigious Sulzberger Prize at The NYU Skin & Cancer Unit.
  • He won the 2017 “Business Person of the Year” award from the Danville Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to the community.


  • Dr. Potozkin has been quoted in the New York Times as a dermatology expert.
  • He has been featured on shows such as ABC’s 20/20 and NBC’s Today Show.
  • His work has been published in multiple respected medical journals.