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Zand Dermatology

Dermatologist located in Mill Valley, Marin County, CA

Dr. Sarv Zand is Marin’s premier Dermatologist, specializing in skin cancer, holistic dermatology, and cosmetic enhancements with a natural aesthetic. She has been serving the Bay Area for the past 10 years and is now thrilled to launch her own practice in Southern Marin.

Dr. Zand is a board-certified dermatologist with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a dual M.D. from Harvard Medical School and MIT. At Harvard, she carried out a Melanoma Research Fellowship and then trained in dermatology at UC Davis, where she was honored to be appointed Chief Resident. In 2000, Dr. Zand was selected by USA Today as one of the top 20 college students in the nation.

Diagnosing and treating skin cancer is an important part of Dr. Zand’s practice. Her full skin exams are meticulously thorough, from scalp to toes. She is highly trained in the advanced techniques of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and reconstruction for facial skin cancers. She also offers minimally invasive treatments for skin cancer whenever possible, to reduce scarring, healing time, and emotional stress.

Dr. Zand is a leading expert on integrative and holistic dermatology. In addition to traditional western treatments, she can offer you scientifically proven botanical remedies, effective essential oils, and wisdom from Ayurvedic medicine. She utilizes a 360 approach to treating skin disease by incorporating practical advice on nutrition, meditation, yoga, acupuncture, sleep, and self-care. By utilizing the best of western medicine and ancient remedies, Dr. Zand helps her patients achieve and maintain healthy skin – with fewer side effects, irritation, and potential risk.

Dr. Zand’s progressive philosophy and innovative clinical skills have drawn attention from television producers, beauty editors, and national dermatology associations. Dr. Zand has been invited to discuss melanoma and healthy skin care on CBS News, Fox Local News, and New England Cable News. ABC News has published numerous medical articles and television news segments written by Dr. Zand. The American Academy of Dermatology awarded her the “First Place Award” among 700 research presentations, for her cutting-edge research on topical treatments for skin cancer in 2004. The esteemed American Journal of Clinical Pathology published Dr. Zand’s clinical investigation on  metastatic melanoma in 2016. Ever Skincare, a botanical skin care company that earned Allure’s prestigious Best of Beauty Award, invited Dr. Zand to serve as their Medical Advisor. She served on the Scientific Advisory Board for Joyome — an age defying, microbiome-balancing skin care line with the highest possible standards for safe ingredients.
Dr. Zand is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery, and a member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society, Pacific Dermatology Association, and the Marin Medical Society. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and has served on the Medical Staff at Marin General Hospital. She has had the honor of being chosen for the Howard Hughes Research Fellowship and Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, for her commitment to research and community service.
A native of California, Dr. Zand lives in Mill Valley with her two young daughters and pup Nurse Bella. As a single momtrepreneur who creates a life of passion and balance, she is in love with salsa dancing and swing dancing, poetry, discovering beauty in nature, growing organic veggies, and engaging in deep connected soulful conversations. She is inspiring the possibility of love, respect, and passion for all in 2021.

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Our own Dr. Zand has been selected to serve as medical advisor for legendary actress Naomi Watts’s new beauty and wellness brand, Stripes! The mission of Stripes is to help generations of women prepare and navigate through menopause with confidence and comfort. Stripes offers holistic facial, hair and body products, vaginal wellness products, and supplements made specifically for women in transition, all featured here on our website!

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Detailed List of Services

  • Medical + Surgical:
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    • Meticulous scalp-to-toe full skin examinations
    • Early skin cancer detection and ongoing surveillance
    • Comprehensive mole checks using dermoscopy
    • Mole mapping / total body photography
    • Surgical treatments for melanoma, BCC, and SCC
    • Minimally-invasive treatments for skin cancers
    • General dermatology including acne, rosacea, rashes, eczema, dermatitis, warts, skin allergies
    • Surgical removal of moles and growths
    • Detailed education provided about your skin findings and treatment options
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    • Cosmetic Consultation to identify goals, maximize results within your budget, and help restore confidence in your appearance
    • Neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin) to reduce frown lines, forehead lines, and crows feet – extremely natural approach that maintains movement but without making lines
    • Aesthetic fillers (Juvederm, Restylane) to soften smile lines, dark circles under the eyes, acne scars
    • Voluma and Radiesse for mid-face and temple recontouring
    • Lip enhancement – subtle plumping, absolutely no “duck lips” 
    • Hand rejuvenation to fill volume loss and erase sun spots
    • Ear lobe repair
    • Removal of sunspots, skin tags, angiomas (red bumps)
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    Dr. Zand personally cares for over 80 physicians in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is privileged to be the dermatologist chosen by doctors for doctors.
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Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Zand is, by far, the most competent, caring, and compassionate dermatologist I have ever had the pleasure of seeing and one of the best physicians of any specialty."

    Dean Ornish, M.D., Google
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Zand is the best of the best in my book. She is warm, friendly, nonjudgmental with an approachable manner coupled with a thorough and skillful expertise."

    Laurel W., Google+
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Zand combines excellent surgical skills with a friendly "bedside manner" that is hard to find these days in busy medical practices. "

    Susan F., Google+
  • Yelp

    ""It's obvious that Dr. Zand absolutely loves the science of her work. She enjoys explaining the details in a very easy to understand way. "

    William W., Yelp
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Zand is the absolute best. Her ability to diagnose and treat is always 100%. Not only is she a brilliant diagnostician, but an absolutely lovely person."

    Sheila C., Yelp
  • Google

    "Dr. Zand has been my dermatologist for many years. She is thorough, patient, kind and thoughtful. Not to mention absolutely brilliant and extremely personable!"

    Sophie G., Yelp
  • Yelp

    "She has an exceptionally soothing bedside manner coupled with a stellar technical expertise and depth of knowledge in her field. "

    Amanda C., Yelp


Zand Dermatology
655 Redwood Highway, Suite 246, South Building
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-301-5000
Fax: 844-719-5148

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