Dr. Kanade Shinkai is a dermatologist with expertise in caring for hospitalized, systemically ill patients. She sees patients with all types of skin disease but specializes in complex conditions, particularly autoimmune and autoinflammatory skin disorders.

In her research, Shinkai studies immunologic and inflammatory skin diseases.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 2004

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Dermatology, 2008

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

  • Academic Title


I am committed to working in partnership with each patient to meet individual needs and also to providing evidence-based treatments.

Clinics I work with

Dermatology Clinic at Mount Zion

1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115

PCOS Clinic

499 Illinois St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews


Overall Experience
332 Reviews
Dr Shinkai is an excellent doctor who seriously cares for her patients. She explains everything that she does and makes sure that any surgery she requests goes well. I couldn't ask for a better dermatologist.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
329 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
329 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
308 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
330 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
330 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
331 Reviews