Frederick Leaf MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology


Dr. Leaf received an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and a graduate degree (honours) from Oxford University. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine, completed an internship at Stanford University Hospital, and finished his residency at the Oregon Health and Science University. He was then a Fulbright Scholar, teaching and studying tropical dermatology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India.

Special Interests

Adult and pediatric dermatology; skin cancer screening and surgery; cosmetic dermatology including Botox injections, fillers such as Restylane, and laser surgery.

Practice Philosophy

“The skin is often a reflection of the state of the body, in general. Therefore, a holistic approach to skin care is important. It is an honor to provide individualized care of the highest quality to my patients.”

Teaching Involvement

  • He currently teaches residents from Virginia Mason, University of Washington, and Seattle VA Hospitals.
  • Chief of Dermatology at Virginia Mason Medical Center, where he twice received the Resident Physician Teaching Award.
  • Taught at University of Singapore and University of Sydney.
  • Past president of both Seattle Dermatological Society and Washington State Dermatology Association.
  • Recognition