Annalise Abiodun, MD
Annalise Abiodun, M.D. specializes in surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She was born in England and spent most of her formative years living in various countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. She moved to the United States at the age of 17 and attended Johns Hopkins University, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in nursing, psychology and Spanish. She subsequently obtained her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She earned various institutional and national scholastic honors including a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T35 training grant for research in postoperative pain management, the University of Utah Humanism in Medicine Award, American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Excellence in Medicine Award, Educational Resource Development Council Graduate Scholarship for her humanitarian efforts in the United States and internationally, and Excellence in Service Award from the Republic of South Africa’s National Department of Health for spearheading exemplary health initiative programs in the Eastern Cape. She also participated in a year-long research fellowship at the NIH Bethesda campus through the NIH Medical Research Scholars Program. There she collaborated with world-renowned researchers, studied rare disorders such as the Hypereosinophic Syndromes, and devised novel classification systems to better characterize these rare diseases.
As a dermatology resident at Oregon Health & Science University, Dr. Abiodun’s passion for dermatologic research and surgery flourished. She was involved in a variety of research projects including surgical treatment of Vitiligo and optimizing surgical techniques in Mohs Surgery. She has held a myriad of leadership roles including AMA Foundation Fellow, Women’s Dermatologic Society Resident Liaison, and served as Chief Resident in her final year of residency. She is the author of several journal articles in both general and surgical dermatology. An accomplished speaker, she has been invited to speak at national and international dermatological conferences including the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Pacific Dermatologic Association, Dermatology Nurses’ Association and most recently, the 24th World Congress of Dermatology Meeting in Milan.
Dr. Abiodun is currently undergoing additional training in Mohs micrographic surgery and advanced cosmetic dermatology at California Skin Institute. She is passionate about providing precise and customized patient care, achieving excellent surgical and cosmetic results, and delivering optimal care to her patients. In her spare time, she loves to travel, learn languages, attend sporting events, try out new recipes, and play beach volleyball. Since moving to the Bay area, she is working on mastering the Argentine tango.