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My Credentials


Professional Highlights & Achievements

Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Private Practice, Founder 2010 - current, San Jose, CA

Jennifer Baron, M.D. medical-grade skin care products, 2010 - current

Goodman Baron Acne Scar Grading Scales, global standards, published 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, AUS, 240+ references in medical literature to date

Senior thesis investigating DNA-repair enzyme in the human genome that reverses direct ultraviolet light damage to skin and other tissues, completed and defended, Pomona College, Clarement, CA, 1996

American Mohs College Conference Presentation, Effects of Botox injections in wounds at the time of surgical excision to reduce keloid and hypertrophic scarring, Seattle, WA, 2007

Board Certifications

Diplomate, Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, 2006 - current,

Diplomate, Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery (Mohs), Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, 2021 - current (founding diplomate)

Diplomate, American Board of Medical Specialties, 2006 – current

Post-Doctoral Training

Fellow, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC, 2006 - 2007

Resident, Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 2003 - 2006

Intern, Internal Medicine, Providence St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, OR, 2002 - 2003

Undergraduate & Graduate Education

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2002, Awarded MD

Fellow, Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 1999 – 2000

Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 1996, Awarded BA in Biology

Professional Awards

Academic Chief Resident, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, 2005 – 2006

Preceptorship, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Victoria, Australia, July/August 2005

Scholarship, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Atlanta GA, October 2005

Research Award, American College of Physicians Oregon Chapter Annual Meeting, Eugene OR, 2002

Professional Licensure

California, 2005 – current

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Mohs Surgery, 2007 - current
  • American Academy of Dermatology, 2003 - current
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 2003 - current
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society, 2003 – current
  • American Medical Association, 2002 – current
  • Santa Clara County Medical Society, 2008 – current
  • San Francisco Medical Society, 2008 – current
  • California Medical Association, 2008 – current

Lectures & Presentations

  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Annual Meeting, Faculty speaker, Orlando, FL, 2008
  • University of British Columbia, Department of Dermatology Lecture Series,Vancouver, BC, 2006 - 2007
  • American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Gross & Microscopic Dermatology Symposium, San Francisco CA,, 2006
  • Pacific Northwest Dermatological 71st Scientific Conference, Spokane WA, 2004
  • Oregon Dermatology Society, Montagna Lectureships, Portland OR, 2003 & 2004
  • OHSU Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency Program, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR, 2005
  • Dermatology Nurses Association of Oregon, Semi-annual In-service Lectures,Tigard OR, 2003 & 2004
  • Oregon Health and Science University Medical School, Dermatology Lecture Series, Portland OR, 2003


Baron JA. Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau and Erosive Oral Mucositis Successfully Treated with Secukinumab, A Case Report. JAAD Case Reports 3(3): pp 215-218. May 2017

Baron JA, Zloty DM. Bilateral Type 1 complex regional pain syndrome following local nerve blocks for palmar hyperhidrosis. J Derm Surg, 35(5): pp 885-887. May 2009

Baron JA, Zloty DM, Cowan BJ, and Martinka M. Use of botulinum toxin A to prevent abnormal scarring of chest wall surgical wounds: a prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study. In progress. (J Derm Surg)

Martinez-Diaz, G, Zimmerman JW, Berman DA, and Baron JA. Eruptive generalized granuloma annulare in a 21-month-old girl following Varicella and Hepatitis B viral vaccinations and a tuberculin skin test. Submitted. (J Pediatrics)

Baron JA and Cowan BJ. Novel repair of nasal soft triangle notching with bilateral full-thickness rotation flaps and z-plasty. In revision. (J Derm Surg)

Goodman GJ, Baron JA. Post-acne scarring—a quantitative global scarring grading system. J Cosm Derm. 2006 March; 5: 48-52

Goodman GJ, Baron JA.The management of post-acne scarring. J Derm Surg, 33(10): 1175-1188, Oct 2007

Goodman GJ, Baron JA. Post-acne scarring—a qualitative global scarring grading system. J Derm Surg32 (12): 1458–1466. Dec 2006

Baron J, Krol A. Management of nevi in transplant patients. Dermatol Ther. 2005 Jan-Feb;18(1):34-43

Baron JA, Monzon F, Galaria N, Murphy GF. Angiomatoid melanoma: a novel pattern of differentiation in nvasive periocular desmoplastic malignant melanoma. Human Pathology. 2000 Dec; 31(12):1520-22

Other Activities

Volunteer Micrographic Dermatologic Surgeon, Wahiawa, Oahu, HI and Reno, NV, 2009 - 2010, over 300 cases performed

Volunteer Physician Mentor and Lecturer, O’Connor Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, San Jose, 2009 - 2020 and Stanford University Medical School, 2008 – 2009

Mountain and road competitive cycling, sponsored by Gianni Cycles, Occidental, CA 1991-1992, Regional and Collegiate, Pomona-Pitzer, Claremeont, CA 1991 – 1996

Half-marathon foot races, including Hood-to-Coast, Oregon (2 times), Philadelphia Distance Run, 1999 - 2007

JAB/updated 10.15.2022


Jennifer Baron, MD
123 Di Salvo Avenue, Suite A
The Rose Garden

San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: 408-418-8780
Fax: 408-297-2659

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