Santa Rosa Dermatologist
Santa Rosa, CA Board Certified Dermatology
Dr. R. Makala Anders and Physicians Assistant Katherine Wilkens deliver exceptional dermatological patient care for patients in Santa Rosa, California and the surrounding Santa Rosa communities of Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Forestville, Guerneville, Windsor, Healdsburg, Larkfield-Wikiup, Wilfred, Monroe, Cloverdale, Graton, Roseland, Occidental, and Monte Rio.
Our Santa Rosa dermatologists treat common general dermatological conditions such as Acne (including Accutane), Skin cancer, Alopecia Areata, Bullous Disease, Cutaneous, Fungal Infections, Granuloma Annulare, Hair Loss & Hair Restoration, Hyperhidrosis Lupus, Melasma, Moles, Nail Fungus & Nail Health, Pityriasis rosea, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Scabies, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Tinea Versicolor, Vascular Birthmarks and Warts.
In addition to medical dermatology services, the providers in our Santa Rosa, CA dermatology office also deliver exceptional surgical dermatology, Mohs surgery (for treatment of skin cancer), and cosmetic dermatology services. Cosmetic dermatology services include physician-grade skin care products and services to treat fine lines and wrinkles, brown spots (hyperpigmentation), redness, varicose veins, and even telangectasias (small red veins in the legs).
For patients with surgical dermatological needs, including Mohs Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer, our board-certified dermatologists can evalute and treat any skin condition.
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Santa Rosa, CA Dermatologists
R. Makala Anders, MD, FAAD
Dr. R. Makala Anders sees patients with all types of skin concerns in the Santa Rosa, CA clinic. In addition he has received extra training and expertise in dermatologic surgery including Mohs surgery. Mohs micrographic surgery is the most effective and state-of-the-art procedure for skin cancer today, which offers the highest potential for recovery - even if the skin cancer has been previously treated by another method and recurred.
Dr. Anders is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. For a physician to become board certified, the physician must complete a three-year residency in dermatology and pass a rigorous two-part test administered by the American Board of Dermatology.
- M.D. Loma Linda University, School of Medicine
- Internship: Dr. Anders completed a one year surgical internship at University of Hawaii
- Residency: Loma Linda University, Department of Dermatology Chief Resident
- Board Certified by American Academy of Dermatology
- Dr. Anders received additional training in Mohs surgery, and performs Mohs Surgery for Napa and Sonoma County patients.
Katherine Wilkens, PA-C
Katherine Wilkens, PA-C, is a board certified Physician Assistant. A Physicians Assistant is a healthcare professional licensed to practice medicine with the supervision of a licensed physician. Physician Assistants participate in a variety of medical treatment including conducting physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, assisting in surgery, and writing prescriptions.
Katherine Wilkens earned her masters in Physician Assistant practice at USC, Keck School of Medicine and has been working in the field of dermatology for seven years.
- Physician-Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
- Member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
- Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants