Dr. Bonnie Koo

Dr. Bonnie Koo

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121

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(858) 900-2766

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CA, HI, NJ, NY, PA, WA

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About Dr. Bonnie Koo

A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Bonnie Koo is a board certified dermatologist based in NJ. She completed her medicine internship at Northwell Health in NY and her residency in Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Koo practices the full spectrum of dermatology and sees both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Koo is also a certified life coach for women physicians. She lives in NJ with her husband and two sons.


Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections, such as scabies or head lice.


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Qualifications and Education

Education and Training 2012-2015 Residency in Dermatology, University of California, Irvine 2010-2012 Clinical Research Fellowship, University of California, Irvine 2009-2010 Internship in Internal Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 2007-2008 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco 2004-2009 M.D., Columbia University, New York, NY 1995-1999 B.A. in Biochemistry (cum laude), Barnard College, New York, NY Work Experience Locums Dermatologist Kaiser Permanente Honolulu, HI 12/19-2/20 Founder & CEO https://wealthymommd.com Women physician focused website on personal finances 1/17-present Locums Dermatologist Virginia Mason Dermatology Seattle, WA 7/19-9/19 Dermatologist Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners King of Prussia, PA 19406 2/18-6/19 Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Director of Hospital- based Dermatology Department of Dermatology, Northwell Health & Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine New Hyde Park, NY 9/15-9/2017 Per diem Dermatologist Kaiser Permanente Orange County, CA 2015 Locum Tenens Physician Bright Urgent Care Clinic Whittier, CA 11/10-1/2015 UNIX Systems Administrator Morgan Stanley New York, NY & London, UK 8/99-4/03 Research Experience Clinical Research Fellow Department of Dermatology, University of California Irvine Mentors: Jennifer Soung, M.D. and Jerry McCullough, PhD. 2010-2012 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow Department of Dermatology, Psoriasis and Skin Treatment Center, University of California at San Francisco Mentor: John Koo, M.D. 2007-2008 Research Assistant Department of Biological Sciences, Barnard College Mentor: Dr. Jeanne Poindexter 1998 Research Assistant Department of Chemistry, Barnard College Mentor: Dr. Daniel Robie 1997 Certification and Licensure American Board of Dermatology 2015-present Pennsylvania Medical License 2017-present New York Medical License 2015-present California Medical License 2010-present Washington Medical License 2019-present Hawai’I Medical License 2019-present New Jersey Medical License Pending DEA 2010-present Professional and Volunteer Activities Member Education& Programs Committee, Medical Dermatology Society Resident member Council on Government Affairs, Health Policy & Practice, American Academy of Dermatology Vice Chair Resident Fellow Section, California Medical Association Delegate of the California Medical Association House of Delegates, American Medical Association Member-at-large Resident Fellow Section, California Medical Association Vice President P&S Club, Columbia University Founder and President Dermatology Interest Group, Columbia University Bard Hall Players, Columbia University Committee Member Morgan Stanley Volunteer Incentive Program Committee Volunteer EMT Central Park Medical Unit Professional Memberships American Academy of Dermatology Society of Hospital Dermatologists Women’s Dermatologic Society Medical Dermatology Society American Medical Association Speaking Forum: Chronic Urticaria Annual Meeting, American Academy of Dermatology Washington, D.C. April 2016 Balancing Work, Family, and Finances Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference Park City, Utah March 2018 Financial Workshop Barnard Club of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA December 2019 Practical Advice for a Healthy Financial Future Psych Congress Boston, MA March 2019 Take Charge of Your Wealth Brave Enough Scottsdale, AZ September 2019 Honors and Awards 2019 Mainline Today’s Top Doctors 2014 Mentorship Award, Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentor: Lindy Fox, UCSF 2014 Presidential Citation, American Academy of Dermatology 2007 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco 1999 Invitation for Senior Honors Thesis, Barnard College 1998 Howard Hughes Science Grant, Barnard College 1996-1998 Dean's List, Barnard College Publications Journals 1. Hong J, Koo B, Koo JY. Psychological Aspects of Chronic Skin Disease. Dermatol Ther 2008 Jan-Feb; 21(1):54-9. 2. Koo B, Hong J, Colaco SM, Cheung LC. Introducing the occlusive hydrogel patch for the treatment of psoriasis with patient input from an open-label, bilaterally controlled study. Psoriasis Forum 2007; 13(2):27-30. 3. Law J, Koo B, Koo JY. Methotrexate Update: Mechanism of action in psoriasis therapy. Psoriasis Forum 2008; 14(1)17-28. 4. Koo B, Lieb J, Garzon M. A 5 year old boy with a diffuse erythematous rash with black crusts. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Aug;27(4):395-6 5. Bhutani T, Patel T, Koo B. Adalimumab Treatment and Work Productivity in Patients with Moderate to Severe Psoriasis: Results from a Prospective Clinical Trial. Psoriasis Forum 2010. 16(4):2-6. 6. Bhutani T, Patel T, Koo B, Nguyen T, Hong J, Koo J. A prospective, interventional assessment of psoriasis quality of life using a nonskin-specific validated instrument that allows comparison with other major medical conditions. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Aug;69(2):e79-88 7. Koo B, Ball K, Tremaine A, Zachary C. A Comparison of Two 810nm Diode Lasers for Hair Removal: Low Fluence, Multiple Pass versus a High Fluence, Single Pass Technique. Laser Surg Med. 2014 Apr;46(4):270-4. 8. Malakouti M, Koo B, Kreidel M. Crusted plaque in the umbilicus. Cutis. 2016 Oct;98(4):226;237;238. 9. Garg A et al, Koo B. Clinical characteristics associated with days to discharge among patients admitted with a primary diagnosis of lower limb cellulitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Apr;76(4):626-631. 10. Garg A et al, Koo B. Clinical Factors Associated with Readmission among Patients with Lower Limb Cellulitis. Dermatology. 2017;233(1):58-63. 11. Derrington S et al, Koo B. Chemotherapy Induced Scrotal Erosions. Cutis. Accepted for publication. Book and Book Chapters 1. Koo JY, Koo B et al. (2008) Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Psoriasis, 2nd edition. Newtown: Handbooks in Health Care Co. 2. Soung J and Koo B. (2012) Psoriasis. Intech. http://www.intechopen.com/books/show/title/psoriasis 3. Levitt J, Czernik A, Koo B. Vesiculobullous diseases. In: American College of Physicians Medicine. 4th ed. 2014. 4. Koo B, Czernik A. Skin complications. In: Lange Series: Critical Care Medicine. 1st ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. 2016. Abstracts and Presentations Oral Presentations Sister Mary Joseph Nodule Resident case presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association, San Francisco, CA. A comparison of low fluence, multiple pass 810nm diode laser hair removal vs. standard single pulse technique. Abstract presented at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery meeting, Boston, MA. A comparison of low fluence, multiple pass 810nm diode laser hair removal vs. standard single pulse technique. Abstract presented at the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery meeting, Kissimmee, Fl. Psychosocial and occupational impact with adalimumab treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis: Interim Results Presentation at UCSF PACCTR Symposium, San Francisco, CA. Posters Gene Expression Profiling to Predict Response to adalimumab in Psoriasis. Pons J, Liao W, Hong J, Koo B et al. Poster presentation at the 57th Annual Montagna Symposium on the Biology of the Skin, Salishan, OR. Psychosocial and occupational impact with adalimumab treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis: Interim Results. Poster presentation at Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow Meeting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Abstracts A prospective, interventional assessment of psoriasis quality of life using a nonskin-specific instrument that allows comparison with other major medical conditions. Bhutani T, Patel T, Nguyen T, Koo B et al. Presented as an abstract at the Annual AAD meeting. A comparison of low fluence, multiple pass 810nm diode laser hair removal vs. standard single pulse technique. Koo B, Tremaine A, Zachary C. Abstract for European Hair Research Society Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel.

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