Lindy P. Fox


Hula-Hoop dancer, jigsaw puzzle addict

Dr. Lindy P. Fox is a dermatologist who cares for patients in the hospital with complex skin conditions.

Fox's research focuses on the impact of dermatologists have in the hospital setting. Her work has helped define this subspecialty within dermatology. She studies continuity of care for hospitalized patients with skin conditions, and she looks at how emerging patterns or new associations of skin diseases are recognized, documented and defined.

Fox earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She completed her residency in dermatology at New York – Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Fox is president of both the Medical Dermatology Society and Society for Dermatology Hospitalists, and is secretary-treasurer of the Pacific Dermatologic Association. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and Dermatology Foundation.

  • Education

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2000

  • Residencies

    Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Dermatology, 2004

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

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Inpatient dermatology is like detective work: Attention to details and patterns unveils clues to the diagnosis. It keeps me on my toes!

Clinics I work with

Dermatology Clinic at Mount Zion

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

My reviews


Overall Experience
406 Reviews
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
405 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
403 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
371 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
399 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
400 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
402 Reviews

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