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Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology
Clinical Medical Director of Medical Dermatology, UW Medical Center – Roosevelt Dermatology Center
Sites of Practice
UW Medical Center – Roosevelt Dermatology Center


UW Medical Center – Roosevelt Dermatology Center

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4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Floor 4
Seattle, WA 98105



Kendra Bergstrom, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist and the Clinical Medical Director of Medical Dermatology at UW Medical Center-Roosevelt Dermatology Center. Dr. Bergstrom has been named one of Seattle Magazine's Top Doctors. Dr. Bergstrom feels that as the largest organ in our body, our skin, is a huge part of how we interact with the world. As a result, skin disease can have a huge impact on our day-to-day life.

Dr. Bergstrom earned her M.D. at Stanford University. She is an author of "100 Questions and Answers about Psoriasis" and "Your Questions, Expert Answers about Hidradenitis Suppurativa," available in several languages both in print and online. Dr. Bergstrom has clinical expertise in skin cancer detection, psoriasis, acne and skin cancer removal. In her free time Dr. Bergstrom enjoys rowing, running and time with family. Dr. Bergstrom is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Board of Dermatology.

Education & Training 

MD, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (2003)

Residency in Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York (2008)


President, Washington State Dermatology Association (2022-2023)

President, Seattle Dermatologic Society (2018-2019)

Seattle Top Doctors (Seattle Magazine) (2017, 2021, 2022, 2023)

William Baker Meritorious Service Award, Department of Dermatology (2014-2017)

Clinical Interests

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Psoriasis
  • Pigmented Lesions 
  • Melanoma 



Selected Publications

Bergstrom KG, Kimball AB. Your Questions, Expert Answers about Hidradenitis Suppurativa. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston 2017.

Bergstrom KG, Sanchez M. Cutaneous manifestations of addiction. In Addictive Disorders in Medical Populations. 1st Ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. Miller, Gold (Eds).

Bergstrom, K.G. Truth or fiction: risk factors for childhood atopic dermatitis. J Drugs Dermatol - 2012-01-01 News, views & reviews. Bergstrom, K.G., J Drugs Dermatol - 2011-11-01

Bergstrom KG, Kimball AB. 100 Questions and Answers about Psoriasis. Second Edition. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston 2009. Translated into Spanish, Greek, and Korean.

Bergstrom KG, Strober B. Principles of Topical Therapy. In Dermatology in General Medicine. 7th Ed., McGraw Hill, 2009. Wolff K, et al (Eds).