Greenbrae Dermatology has been treating patients from all over the bay area. Our team of board certified physicians are experts in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Our patient care is provided with outstanding professionalism and full attention to patient comfort and satisfaction. Further more, our mission is to provide effective professional skin care in a compassionate and patient-friendly environment.
We offer a full range of dermatological services, from cosmetic and laser treatments to skin cancer screenings and medical dermatology. Cosmetic dermatology is a science as well as and art, and our physicians and nurses are known for their ability to achieve beautiful natural results. We strive for our cosmetic patients to walk away with a youthful, natural appearance and our medical patients to have the resources necessary to treat their concerns and skin conditions.
Please call our office or request to schedule an appointment to visit our providers to assess and manage your skin concerns.
BENJAMIN NICHOLS, M.D.
Dr. Nichols is a Board-Certified Dermatologist. He was born in Seattle, Washington and moved to California at a young age. He attended UC Berkeley for his undergraduate education and the University of Southern California for medical school. He continued his training at the affiliated hospitals of the University of Southern California, which include, Los Angeles County-University of Southern California (LAC-USC) General Hospital, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Women's and Children's Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA). He returned to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2010 with his wife who grew up in the area. She is a local physician specializing in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat). His father is a Professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, his mother his a retired nurse of over 50 years, his brother is a pediatric psychiatrist and he has several other physicians in the family.
SINAE KANE, M.D.
Dr. Sinae Kane is a Board-Certified Dermatologist in Marin who provides comprehensive medical, cosmetic, and surgical skin care to both adult and pediatric patients. She loves caring for patients, families, and their friends.
She graduated from MIT with degrees in Biology and Nuclear Engineering. Prior to her medical training, she worked abroad as a volunteer teacher for elementary school children with WorldTeach in the Marshall Islands. She then received her medical degree from UCSF, completed a medical and surgical internship in San Diego, and her Dermatology residency at Duke University, where she served as Chief Resident. Before her return to the Bay Area, she was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. She has been featured in the news and in educational videos, discussing skin care topics such as sun protection, acne, and skin cancer, and is also a medical advisor in the Tech industry.
Dr. Kane has lived all around the country and world, including Korea and Germany, and has been involved in volunteer work in Vietnam, Peru, Mexico, and the Marshall Islands. Outside of work, she enjoys the local beauty and food of the Bay Area with her husband, two kids, and dog Lola, a North Carolina Plott Hound.
Aesthetician & Electrologist
Daphne Fox has been in the dermatology field as a medical assistant since 2009. Her extensive knowledge on skin and anti-aging inspired her to become a licensed aesthetician in 2013 and electrologist in 2017. She is skilled in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, acne treatments, anti-aging regimen, and hair removal and is currently working towards becoming a Registered Nurse to further advance her skills in cosmetic dermatology.
OUR MEDICAL ASSISTANTS AND OFFICE STAFF
Daphne has been working for Dr. Nichols since 2011. She has great knowledge in dermatology and skin care. She can answer most questions about the products and services we provide. She can also assist in questions regarding your care and the overall practice.
Lead Medical Assistant
Blanca is the lead medical assistant. She can help with patients pathology results and questions related to your medical care
Taylor can help with patients pathology results and questions related to your medical care. She also performs Photodynamic Therapy (Bluelight) and can answer most questions regarding treatments
Lead Front Office
Mariela is our main front office coordinator. She assists patients in making appointments, take and forward messages for the Doctors/Assistants, take payments and help with any changes to their demographics and assist in obtaining medical records.
Front Office Coordinator
& Medical Assistant
Abby can assist patients in making appointments, take and forward messages for the Doctors/Assistants, take payments and help with any changes to their demographics and assist in obtaining medical records. She also has great knowledge of the various medical treatments in the office and can assist in answering your questions.