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My Credentials


Professional Highlights & Achievements

Founder and owner of solo Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Private Practice, since 2010, San Jose, CA

Launched successful medical-grade private-label skincare products, jbSKIN; product line has grown to include many highly effective self-treatments for acne, aging skin, unwanted pigmentation, dry bumpy skin, redness, and many others, since 2010, San Jose, CA

Co-wrote and published the “Goodman Baron Acne Scar Grading Scale,” an internationally-recognized acne scar reference tool used as the gold standard guide in hundreds of published scientific studies, webinars, conference lectures, and mainstream public magazine articles, originally published 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, AUS

Volunteer skin cancer surgeon, performed over 200 Mohs Surgery cases in underserved area of central Oahu, HI, 2009

Completed and defended year-long original senior thesis investigating the potential existence of a DNA-repair enzyme in the human genome that reverses direct ultraviolet light damage to skin and other tissues, Pomona College, Clarement, CA, 1996

Completed and presented findings at Mohs College Conference of an original year-long fellowship study; investigating effects of Botox injections in wounds at the time of surgical excision to reduce keloid and hypertrophic scarring in areas of increased skin tension, Vancouver, BC, CAN, 2007

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 2006 – current

Diplomate, American Medical Specialties, 2006 – current

Diplomate, American College of Mohs Surgery, anticipated (first available 2021)

Post-Doctoral Training

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery Fellowship, 2006 –2007, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC
  • Dermatology Residency, 2003 – 2006, Oregon Health Sciences University, MD. Portland, OR
  • Internal Medicine Internship, 2002 – 2003, Providence St.Vincent Hospital, Portland, OR

Undergraduate & Graduate Education

  • Jefferson Medical College (Sidney Kimmel Medical College), Philadelphia, PA, 2002, MD
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Fellowship, Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology, 1999 – 2000
  • Pomona College, Claremont, CA, 1996, BA, 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 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 12.02.2020

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

San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: 408-214-1330
Fax: 408-297-2659
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