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|
|Anh Tran MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Margaret Mioduszewski MD||Dermatology||Madison Center|
|Frederick Leaf MD||Dermatology||Northgate Plaza|
|Jacqueline Panko MD, FAAD||Dermatology||Ballard|
|John Streidl MD||Dermatology||Northgate Plaza|
|Katrina Spaunhurst MD, FAAD||Dermatology||Downtown|
|Kelly Griffith-Bauer MD||Dermatology||Downtown|
|Sarah Sung MD||Dermatology||Downtown|
|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 (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.
Dr. Abson sees pediatric patients of all ages.
"Applying the latest knowledge in medical dermatology to patient care. Treating every patient as if they were a family member."
Full clinical professor, University of Washington (UW) dermatology department; active inpatient attending 3 months per year at UW, recipient of Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington dermatology department 1999-2000; department chair, Swedish dermatology; past president, Washington State Dermatology Association; 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.
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.
Watch more videos from The Polyclinic on our YouTube channel.
Distinguished Teaching Award, UW, Dermatology Dept. 1999-2000