Sonia Badreshia-Bansal, MD is a Board Certified Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon. She trained at Penn State, College of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr Badreshia-Bansal has advanced training and expertise in cosmetic dermatology, acne, ethnic skin, and laser surgery. She serves the dermatologic and cosmetic needs of the Greater East Bay San Francisco Area and for patients all over the world as she practices alongside her husband, Dr Vivek Bansal who specializing in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Their very unique combined dermatology and plastic surgery practice is appointed as a national training site for physicians on various new laser devices and clinical research trials. She is well known for her KRON Channel 4 Morning News Segments, “Healthy Skin with Dr Sonia” featured on Saturday mornings, helping to educate viewers on the latest and most innovative procedures.Dr Badreshia-Bansal is an author and editor to the medical literature, publishing regularly in scientific journals and medical textbooks. Dr. Badreshia-Bansal is also the author and co-editor of "Treatments For Skin of Color." She is a national and international speaker lecturing on various topics in skin care, lasers, acne, ethnic skin, and skin cancer. Dr Badreshia-Bansal is also an active proponent of public education and contributes to mainstream media outlets including American and South Asian television, news, and magazines. She has been quoted in newspapers and a myriad of beauty and health magazines including Allure Magazine, Prevention Magazine, USA Today, Real Simple Magazine, The Family Circle, Self Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Mens Health, AOL Health, Web MD, MSN, and National Geographic. The practice has also been featured on CNN and The Doctors. She serves on several advisory boards, committees, and editorial boards. Community service and nonprofit work also remain a vital role in her daily life.