Timothy Berger



About me

Dr. Timothy Berger is a dermatologist who specializes in rare, challenging and complex skin disorders. He cares for patients with autoimmune bullous disease, viral skin diseases, sexually transmitted diseases of the skin, skin diseases of the Tropics, photosensitivity disorders (overreaction to sunlight), infectious diseases of the skin, warts and pruritus (itching).

Berger has been inducted into the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have shown particular dedication to medical student teaching. In 1989, he was honored with the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching. In both 1991 and 2001, the UCSF residents in dermatology named him teacher of the year.

Berger serves on the board of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has published more than 125 scientific articles, 12 book chapters and two books.

Berger sees patients only by referral or in the UCSF Executive Health Practice.

  • Education

    University of Texas Dallas, 1975

  • Residencies

    Letterman Army Medical Center, Dermatology, 1980

  • Fellowships

    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Dermatopathology, 1982

  • Board Certifications

    Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

    Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology

  • Academic Title


Dermatology Clinic at Mount Zion

1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115

My reviews


Overall Experience
252 Reviews
Dr Berger is the best doctor I have ever had. He saved my life. Wish that there were more doctors like him .
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
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Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
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Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
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Knew the important information about your medical history
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The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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The provider spent enough time with me
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Decorative Caduceus

A Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of KPL-716 in Reducing Pruritus in Pru...

Subjects rate pruritus daily on Worst Itch [pruritis] Numerical Rating Scale (0=no pruritus; 10=worst imaginable pruritus)