About me

Dr. Siegrid Yu is a dermatologic surgeon who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery (a precise technique for removing skin cancer while sparing healthy tissue) and surgical reconstruction for skin cancer. She also has expertise in laser surgery; rejuvenation of aging skin, including use of Botox injections and soft tissue fillers, and treatments for visible leg veins; and cosmetic treatment of Asian skin.

In her research, Yu investigates Merkel cell carcinoma and other skin cancers as well as skin cancer in immunosuppressed patients. Her research honors include the Clinical Career Development Award in Dermatologic Surgery from the Dermatology Foundation.

Yu earned her medical degree at the University of Washington. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Stanford Medicine, where she served as chief resident. She completed a residency in dermatology at UCSF, where she also was chief resident, and a fellowship in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology at UCSF.

Yu is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and has received an ASDS Cutting Edge Research Grant. She also is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Mohs Surgery and American Medical Association. She serves as director of UCSF’s fellowship program in procedural dermatology.

  • Education

    University of Washington, 1998

  • Residencies

    Stanford University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2002

    UCSF Medical Center, Dermatology, 2005

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Mohs micrographic surgery and procedural dermatology, 2006

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Mandarin

    Spanish

Dermatologic Surgery and Laser Center

1701 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
459 Reviews
I really appreciated Dr Yu and would readily recommend her to others. She is professional yet approachable. Respectful...and above all competent.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
455 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
456 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
361 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
443 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
452 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
453 Reviews

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