Dr. Yun Kao

Board Certified Dermatologist and Dermatopathologist

Dr. Yun Kao is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained dermatopathologist. She received her undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed residency at the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program, where she served as chief resident in her final year of training. She subsequently completed a dermatopathology fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She specializes in medical dermatology and dermatopathology with personal interests in acne, skin cancer detection and treatment, and interpretation of skin biopsy results in managing various rashes and growing lesions. She is excited to be practicing both clinical dermatology and dermatopathology at Tareen Dermatology and providing the best care possible to her patients. When she is not in clinic or at the microscope, Dr. Kao enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her family.



BS Brain and Cognitive Sciences Concentration in Education – Massachusetts Institute of Technology 08/08-06/12 

MD Medicine Harvard Medical School – 08/12-06/16 

Postdoctoral Training

07/16-06/17 Intern Internal Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital

07/17-06/20 Resident, Dermatology – Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program

01/19-06/20 Chief Resident, Dermatology – Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Training Program

07/21-06/22 Fellow, Dermatopathology – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Honors and Awards

2012 Hans-lukas Teuber award Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Academics

2012 Golden Beaver Award Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Impact on Campus Life


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