Wynn Kao, MD

Dr. Wynn Kao is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in all aspects of skin care and sees patients of all ages and skin types.   He is an expert on skin cancer detection and treatment, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections, and skin reactions to medications and internal disease.  He is an experienced cosmetic dermatologist as well, who performs botox, filler, and laser treatments.

Dr. Kao graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard Medical School.  Following medical school and surgical internship, he completed his residency at the University of Puerto Rico, where he led an international team of researchers to multiple publications in clinical studies of melanoma.  As an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at George Washington University, in the nation’s capital, and subsequently at Mt. Sinai in New York, he continued to see patients from all over the world and to publish additional articles on the molecular genetic mechanisms of skin cancer.  He was honored to serve as personal dermatologist for several members of Congress and the State Department.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing jazz and classical piano, and sports including tennis and running.