Dr. Warren Dotz is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon. As one of the Bay Area's leading dermatologists, Dr. Dotz founded the Berkeley Dermatology Center in 1985 where he practices general dermatology and cosmetic and skin cancer surgery.
In keeping at the forefront of the ever-changing developments in the field of dermatology, Dr. Warren Dotz has authored over 40 dermatology articles, abstracts and medical textbook chapters. He participates in worldwide dermatology symposia and lectures regularly at the School of Medicine at the University of California. Dr. Dotz has been interviewed and quoted as an expert on skin care in numerous notable publications such as Vogue, Consultant and The San Francisco Chronicle. His dermatology practice has been recommended as one of the Bay Area's best in the Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook and the Castle Connolly Guide - How to Find The Best Doctors: San Francisco Bay Area.
In the news: January 2007
Dr. Warren Dotz was one of only 66 physicians honored by Oakland Magazine in their first issue of The East Bay's Top Doctors. The
doctors on the list were cited as exhibiting excellence in patient care
and outstanding clinical ability. As part of the selection process
nominating physicians were asked to whom they would feel most
comfortable sending members of their own families.
In the news: April 2012
Dr. Warren Dotz was honored to receive the 2012 Patient's Choice Award.
Of the nations 830,000 active physicians, less than 5% were accorded
this honor by their patients as tabulated by MDx Medical Inc.
In the news: January 2013
Dr. Warren Dotz was again selected by Oakland Magazine and Alameda Magazine in their December Top Doctors issues-- "AVVO rates the East Bay's Best Doctors, 269 Physicians in 56 Specialties Top the Charts."
In the news: September 2018
Dr. Warren Dotz was honored to be chosen as the Consulting Editor of the 2018 Special Summer Issue of the Berkeley Wellness Letter. The Berkeley Wellness Letter is a publication of University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health with over one million readers. The Special Summer Issue was dedicated to the subject of skin wellness and offered timely health news and expert advice. Dr. Dotz continues to be a member of the newsletter’s panel of expert consulting specialists.
In the News: March 2020
Dr. Dotz wishes his patients to be safe and healthy during this challenging Covid-19 pandemic. We appreciate more than ever our loyal and valued patients and would like you to stay at home during the Bay Area shelter-in-place order. During this period the office will be open to schedule personalized tele-health visits by phone with Dr. Dotz. You will be able to send photos via email for review before your appointments. The tele-dermatology visits should be covered by your insurance plans and Medicare. Please call the office and speak to Kelly and Marites for more details.
In the news: April 2014
Dr. Warren Dotz’s text book chapter was published this Spring in the Sixth Edition of Obstetric Medicine. The chapter, Dermatologic Complications of Pregnancy has over 300 references. It marks another collaboration with Dr. Brian Berman––a colleague and mentor of Dr. Dotz when they were both clinical professors at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Berman recruited Dr. Dotz to the Bay Area after the completion of his training at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1983.