Timothy G. Berger



Dr. Timothy Berger is a dermatologist who specializes in rare, challenging and complex skin disorders. He cares for patients with autoimmune bullous disease, viral skin diseases, sexually transmitted diseases of the skin, skin diseases of the Tropics, photosensitivity disorders (overreaction to sunlight), infectious diseases of the skin, warts and pruritus (itching).

Berger has been inducted into the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have shown particular dedication to medical student teaching. In 1989, he was honored with the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching. In both 1991 and 2001, the UCSF residents in dermatology named him teacher of the year.

Berger serves on the board of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has published more than 125 scientific articles, 12 book chapters and two books.

Berger sees patients only by referral or in the UCSF Executive Health Practice.

  • Education

    University of Texas Dallas, 1975

  • Residencies

    Letterman Army Medical Center, Dermatology, 1980

  • Fellowships

    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Dermatopathology, 1982

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

    Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology

  • Academic Title


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    Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Vixarelimab in Reducing Pruritus in P...

    Subjects rate pruritus daily on Worst Itch [pruritis] Numerical Rating Scale (0=no pruritus; 10=worst imaginable pruritus)