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Dermatologist Pleasanton | Dr. Minh Dang MD

Originally from Vietnam, Dr. Minh Dang immigrated to the United States at the young age of 14. She attended high school in San Jose, CA and graduated her school with honors. Upon her completion of high school, Dr. Dang then attended U.C. Berkeley. There she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology along with Departmental Honors. Dr. Dang was awarded a Regents Scholarship and began her medical training at the U.C. Irvine School of Medicine.

Her husband was admitted to Temple University, in Philadelphia for his residency. Dr. Dang also transferred to the Temple University School of Medicine. This is where she finished her medical training and also earned the Medical Student Bene Award for excellence in Academic, Attitude, Affability, and Availability.

Once Dr. Dang completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital, she then went on to complete her Residency in Dermatology at the Thomas Jefferson Medical College. There she was awarded with the Henry W. Stelwagon Award for Original Research in Dermatology. Completing her Dermotology Residency, Dr. Dang then completed a one year Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship at the Thomas Jefferson Medical College under the direction of Dr. Steven Greenbaum. In the duration of her Fellowship she underwent comprehensive training in surgical reconstruction, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, cutaneous oncology and surgery, not to mention laser and cosmetic surgery.

In practice for over 13 years, Dr. Dang has performed over 13,000 Mohs Micrographic Surgery cases and surgical reconstructions, along with countless other skin cancer removal procedures and closures. You can be confident with Dr. Dang’s experience and capabilities.

Dr. Dang’s Credentials Include:

  • California Board Certified Physician & Surgeon
  • Board Certified, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellow of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Cutaneous Oncology
  • Member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Dermatology

Dr. Dang has research publications in several prestigious journals as well as including a number of presentations such as the following:

Science, Dermatologic Surgery, International Journal of Dermatology, Laboratory of Dermatology, Laboratory Investigation, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Nicole Petro, MSPAS, PA-C

Nicole Petro is a board-certified Physician Assistant and has been in practice since 2009. With years of experience in both medical and surgical dermatology, she treats various dermatological conditions, performs full body skin cancer screenings as well as skin cancer removal surgery. Additionally, she performs cosmetic procedures including various laser treatments, fillers, and Botox.


  • Medical Dermatology
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology


  • University of California Irvine, B.S. in Biological Sciences
  • Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA, Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies


  • Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
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"I am so thankful to have Dr. Dang as my doctor. She is the best! The whole office staff is terrific."

"She is an excellent physician to me and my family. We have been patients of hers for years."

"If she is taking new patients, I strongly recommend going to Dr. Dang."

"Very good dermatologist. I really liked her. She was great."

"Minh Dang, MD is a highly talented doctor. She is a very good doctor and treats you well. Her staff is very friendly. Overall, I highly recommend this doctor."