Meet Dr. Andrea Hui austin
Dr. Andrea Austin is a board-certified San Francisco Dermatologist who joined Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology in October 2014. As a fellowship-trained dermatologic surgeon, Dr. Austin focuses on the diagnosis of skin cancers and treatment with Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstructive surgery. She has also spent many extra years training in cosmetic dermatology, including dermal fillers like Restylane and Juvéderm, wrinkle relaxers like BOTOX and Dysport, as well as laser treatments like skin tightening and resurfacing. Dr. Austin is dedicated to helping her patients achieve and maintain beautiful skin through education and a personalized skincare plan.
Skills and Specialties
Our San Francisco practice offers some of the most cutting edge skin tightening and rejuvenating procedures, like Skinpeel Microdermabrasions, Dysport, and Thermage, as well as being the largest and most-equipped laser facility in the area, performing everything from photo facials to laser vein treatments. Dr. Austin is a board-certified dermatologist who is highly-trained and equipped to perform these advanced cosmetic procedures and has an extensive knowledge of injectable wrinkle treatments, such as BOTOX and Juvéderm. Dr. Austin is qualified to assess and address most skin care conditions, from minor blemishes to the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. Her artistic craftmanship and passion for her patients’ needs makes Dr. Austin a unique asset to Bay Area Cosmetic Dermatology.
Education and Training
Dr. Austin was born and raised in Chicago. She completed her medical training at University of Illinois, graduating at the top of her class as a recipient of the Alpha Omega Alpha award. After finishing her medicine internship at University of Chicago-Evanston Hospital, she moved to New York City to complete her dermatology residency at SUNY Downstate, serving as chief resident. Dr. Austin then received further training in Mohs surgery and cosmetic dermatology in a procedural fellowship at SUNY Downstate with the past president of the American Academy of Dermatology, Dr. Daniel Siegel.
Achievements and Affiliations
In addition to serving patients, Dr. Hui Austin is passionate about teaching. A board-certified dermatologist in San Francisco, she has authored over 20 papers and book chapters, with a special focus on acne and integrative medicine. She is also an educator in neuromodulators such as BOTOX Cosmetic, fillers, and lasers, often speaking at worldwide dermatology and plastic surgery conferences and providing one-on-one training to other dermatologists. Dr. Hui Austin welcomes dermatology residents to spend a few days with her in the office to learn procedural dermatology.