Andrea Rea, MD
Acting Instructor
Division of Dermatology
MD, Eastside Specialty Center
MD, UWMC-Roosevelt

Faculty Information


Andrea Rea, MD, is a Seattle native and dermatologist who specializes in general dermatology. Dr. Rea believes in a collaborative approach to patient care, advocating for her patients and encouraging them to be active participants in their care, in order to achieve the best outcomes possible. Her clinical interests include general dermatology, hair disorders, and teledermatology.  She performs steroid injections, skin cancer excisions, and cyst removal. Additionally, she is an Acting Instructor of Dermatology, where she teaches and mentors residents and medical students. In her free time, Dr. Rea enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, photography, traveling, writing, leather working, playing piano, and trying new and interesting cheeses.

Education & Training: 
MD, with high honors
University of Washington
Sacred Heart Medical Center
Spokane, WA
Residency in Dermatology
University of Washington
Alpha Omega Alpha
UW Dermatology Odland Scholar (2015, 2016)
Mailing Address: 

To make an appointment with Dr. Rea, visit the UW Medicine website.

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Teledermatology


Clinical Interests: 
  • General dermatology
  • Alopecia
  • Teledermatology
  • Ethics

Rea, A. Examination of the Moral Permissibility of Human Cloning and Testing for Late-Onset Genetic Diseases in Children. Princeton Journal of Bioethics. 2011, Fall; 12: 44-54.