Kim Gittere Abson MD
|Marc Antezana MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Erin Moore MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Laura Swanson MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Melanie Clemenz MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Sarah Sung MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Brittany Howard RN||Dermatology||Downtown Seattle|
|Frederick Leaf MD||Dermatology||Northgate Plaza|
|John Streidl MD||Dermatology||Northgate Plaza|
|Tanya Hathaway MD||Dermatology||Northgate Plaza|
American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Abson earned her medical degree with honors at the University of Washington. She completed an internal medicine residency (2 year preliminary) and dermatology residency (co-chief resident) at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.
Dr. Abson's special interests include the detection and management of skin cancers including the use of dermatoscope and total body photos where appropriate, adult and pediatric dermatology and emphasizing medical dermatology over cosmetic. Additionally, Dr. Abson is interested in helping patients who have undergone solid organ or bone marrow transplants manage their increased risk of skin cancer.
"Applying the latest knowledge in medical dermatology to patient care. Treating every patient as if they were a family member."
Dr. Abson is a full clinical professor for the University of Washington (UW) dermatology department, an active inpatient attending physician, a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award, UW dermatology department 1999 and 2012; past department chair, Swedish Hospital dermatology; past president, Washington State Dermatology Association and Seattle Dermatology Society; co-leader, Seattle Dermatologic Journal Club; chief medical subspecialty, The Polyclinic.
At the Polyclinic, the needs of the patient come first. Part of this commitment involves conducting clinical trials with the goal of helping people live longer, healthier lives. Learn more about trials conducted by this provider.
Rosacea Treatment - King-5 Evening Magazine
Polyclinic dermatologist Dr. Kim Abson and her long-time patient discuss the role of clinical research in furthering treatment options for patients along with a recent clinical trial investigating a new medication for rosacea.
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Distinguished Teaching Award, UW, Dermatology Dept. 1999-2000