Jerome R. Potozkin, M.D.
Meet Jerome R. Potozkin, M.D.
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Welcome to the practice of Dr. Jerome Potozkin, a leading dermatologist in the East Bay with an office in Danville, CA. From the moment you walk into our office, you will be offered the ultimate in care and service, because your comfort matters to us. We want to ensure that all of your questions are answered before and after your procedure and that you walk away feeling confident and positive about your time with us.

Jerome Potozkin, M.D. is not only a board certified dermatologist, he is also specially trained in the art and science of dermatological surgery. He completed his residency in dermatology at the renowned NYU Skin & Cancer Unit, and is a member of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. A clinical instructor at the USCF Medical Center, Dr. Jerome Potozkin is also a preceptor for Lumenis Medical, training physicians from all over the world in advanced laser techniques.

At our offices, we pride ourselves on maintaining the most effective and up-to-date technology. Our patients can rest assured that they will be treated with only the most advanced equipment and newest procedures. Our Laser Center is state-of-the-art, equipped with the Fraxel Repair, Fraxel Restore, V-Beam, Coherent Versapulse C, Lightsheer Diode, Lumenis One IPL, Long Pulsed Nd:Yag, Aluma, Blue-U, and CoolTouch CTEV Lasers. We even offer our own line of skin care products to help you keep the beauty we help you achieve.

More importantly, beyond these unique credentials are a dermatologist and staff who are deeply concerned with making you feel beautiful as well. You'll notice friendly smiles and a warm atmosphere that are as impressive as our qualifications. They are the reasons why so many of our East Bay patients refer their friends and family -- and why so many area physicians come to us as patients.

If you want your appearance to reflect the youth and vitality you feel on the inside, please take a moment to tour our site. It will give you a better understanding of how we can enhance your beauty. Then, please contact Dr. Jerome Potozkin at (925) 385.8980 to schedule your appointment with our excellent dermatologist. East Bay area patients who visit our Danville office have the unique opportunity to reflect inner beauty on the outside. We look forward to seeing you!
My Team

Dr. Monica Bar, M.D.
Dr. Monica Brar, who fortunately joined our staff in the fall of 2004, is well known in the medical community, having retired from a flourishing obstetrics and gynecology practice. She excelled in her medical training at the Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, where she was a member of the prestigious honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. She then pursued the diverse and challenging field of Ob/Gyn at the esteemed USC Women's and Children's Hospital program.

After graduation, she relocated to Walnut Creek and successfully practiced for eight busy years. During that time she was one of the most sought after local Ob/Gyn physicians, being very well-trained, thorough, dedicated and compassionate. Throughout those years, she repeatedly had patients complain of troublesome varicose and spider veins. As there were no women physicians in the area specializing in the treatment of this all too common problem, it seemed like a natural progression for her to transition to this field.

She is committed to the field of phlebology, having received instruction from leaders in the field of phlebology from all over the nation. Since entering the field she has been recognized on a national level, being invited to be an expert speaker at meetings of the American College of Phlebology. She is devoted to providing her patients with the best care available, both from a medical and a personal perspective.


Heather M. Nudo, MPA, PA-C
Heather Nudo became the perfect addition to our team after we welcomed her in 2006. Our patients find her to be warm, approachable, and highly skilled at her job. Heather is dedicated to delivering high-quality healthcare. She believes in taking time with her patients and caring for their concerns.

Education/Credentials
BS - Cum Laude, Physiological Sciences and Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
MPA - Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
Board-Certified - Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Licensed by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs
Member - American Academy of Physicians Assistants, California Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

Outstanding Care
Her earnest interest in dermatology has resulted in a loyal following not only because of her outstanding professional skills, but also her commitment and dedication to each and every patient. Her patients frequently comment on how pleased they are with the care and treatment they receive and how genuinely compassionate she is toward their well-being and needs. Honorable, honest and loyal, Heather will certainly earn your respect and trust at your very first meeting.


Jessica L. Geddes, PA-C
Jessica Geddes | PA-C Danville CA"My decision to become a physician assistant stemmed from a lifelong desire not just to practice medicine, but to serve others in my community. As part of my commitment to providing exceptional care, I strive to serve as an advocate for each of my patients, ensuring quality healthcare provided with sincerity and integrity."

Education / Credentials
BS - Human Biology, University of California, San Diego, CA
MSA - Master Physician Assistant, Samuel Merritt University, CA
Board-Certified - Certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Licensed by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs
Member - American Academy of Physicians Assistants, California Academy of Physician Assistants, Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

Proud to be Part of a Great Team
"I am proud to fulfill my role as a physician assistant working with an amazing team of providers. I hope that we consistently make you feel comfortable, welcome, and cared for as we work together to achieve a superior level of care for each and every patient."

Always a Positive Attitude
"It is a personal goal of mine to find joy in every single day, and my hope is that this is evident in each interaction we have. I look forward to sharing smiles and laughter with you as we work together to reach your health and wellness goals. I genuinely believe that I learn just as much from my patients as they learn from me, and I feel blessed to share this journey with each of you."


Stachia Bailey, RN 
Passion is what separates extraordinary from average. I always wanted to be in the medical field to help patients. Becoming an RN put me in that position. I became passionate when I was exposed to dermatology. I love to wake up every morning knowing that our patients will be looking and feeling better after their visit, and that I helped make that happen.

Education / Licensure
BS - Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
Licensed by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing

Committment
Good things come to those who commit. I committed my career to Dr. Potozkin and Dr. Brar in 2006, when I was hired as a part time file clerk, while getting my degree. In 2008 I graduated with a BSN and began my professional career as an RN. Through the years I developed expertise in lasers and light-based treatments, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion procedures. Now as a provider, I see my own schedule of patients, under Dr. Potozkin's supervision.

Compassion
Daily I strive to build strong relationships with each of my patients. Through anticipatory service, I hope to fulfill your expressed and unexpressed needs. I promise to seek opportunities to innovate and improve your experience with us.

When I'm not in the office, I take care of my three little dogs, get lost in a good book or spend time with my family at the Russian River.

I thank you for allowing me to care for you.

ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
Memberships:
American Academy of Dermatology
American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Surgery
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery (Board of Directors, President 2001, President 2008-2009
S.F. Derm Society, CMA,, 
Dermatology Foundation (California State Vice Chair 1999-2000)
AAAHC Board of Directors 11/2009-present

Honors and Awards:
Residency: Huzik Prize, 5/90, awarded to resident or fellow within the Department of Dermatology for outstanding research publication.

Medical School: NY State Regents Scholarship for outstanding performance on the Medical College Admission Test.

EDUCATION
Fellowship:
Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery, Univ. of CA at San Francisco.  Jan 1, 1993 to
 Dec 31, 1993

Residency:
New York University, New York, Dermatology, July 1989 to July 1992. 

Internship:
Northwestern McGaw Medical Center Chicago, Internal Medicine, July 1988 to July 1989.

Medical School:
New York University School of Medicine, New York, M.D. graduated June 1988.

Undergraduate:
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, B.A., May 1984.

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