Dermatologist - Napa and Sonoma Counties

Locations in Santa Rosa and Sonoma

We are a dermatology practice with California offices in Napa County, Sonoma County, and Lake County - serving dermatology patient needs from all surrounding communities. Our health care providers are dedicated to protect and care for your skin with the latest medical dermatology, surgical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology treatments.

Medical Dermatology (General Dermatology)

Our providers treat a variety of general dermatology conditions such as Acne (including Accutane), Skin cancer, Alopecia Areata, Bullous Disease, Cutaneous, Fungal Infections, Granuloma Annulare, Hair Loss & Hair Restoration, Hyperhidrosis Lupus, Melasma, Moles, Nail Fungus & Nail Health, Pityriasis rosea, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Scabies, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Tinea Versicolor, Vascular Birthmarks and Warts.

Cosmetic Dermatology

As a full service dermatological practice, we also provide our patients with the latest in cosmetic dermatology procedures such as laser treatments, chemical peels, and injectables. Today's cosmetic procedures can treat fine lines and wrinkles, brown spots (hyperpigmentation), redness, spider veins, and even telangectasias (small red veins in the legs). Your skin health specialist will customize a skin health plan tailored to your individual needs.

Surgical Dermatology
(including Mohs Surgery for treatment of skin cancer)

Dr. Anders specializes in the diagnosis, removal, repair of skin cancer. From Mohs micrographic surgery to simple biopsy and excisions as well as preventive laser therapy of pre-cancerous growths, our physicians can control and effectively treat skin cancer with early detection.

Our Dermatology Providers

R. Makala Anders - Dermatologist Sonoma, CAR. Makala Anders, MD, FAAD

Dr. R. Makala Anders sees patients with all types of skin concerns in the Santa Rosa and Sonoma clinics. In addition he has received extra training and expertise in dermatologic surgery including Mohs surgery. Mohs micrographic surgery is the most effective and state-of-the-art procedure for skin cancer today, which offers the highest potential for recovery - even if the skin cancer has been previously treated by another method and recurred.

Dr. Anders is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and is a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. For a physician to become board certified, the physician must complete a three-year residency in dermatology and pass a rigorous two-part test administered by the American Board of Dermatology.


American Academy of Dermatology FellowDermatologic Surgeon

  • M.D. Loma Linda University, School of Medicine
  • Internship: Dr. Anders completed a one year surgical internship at University of Hawaii
  • Residency: Loma Linda University, Department of Dermatology Chief Resident
  • Board Certified by American Academy of Dermatology
  • Dr. Anders received additional training in Mohs surgery, and performs Mohs Surgery for Napa and Sonoma County patients.

Dr. Richard Odom Dermatologist Napa Sonoma CARichard Odom, MD, FAAD

Dr. Odom is a  past Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco. He also served as Associate Dean For Continuing Medical Education at UCSF and Chair of the CME Governing Board. Dr. Odom received his medical degree from Wake Forest University. He trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in dermatology after a tour of duty in Vietnam as a general medical officer and spent a career in academic military medicine, training  residents at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco before moving to UCSF.

Dr. Odom has received many distinguished awards including the AAD Gold Medal for service. Many organizations have honored Dr. Odom including the Marion B. Sulzberger Rose Hirschler Award International Lectureship Award. Dr. Odom  the author of many dermatology articles and books.

  • Board Certified by American Academy of Dermatology
  • Member of the American Dermatological Association (ADA), and WDS (Women's Dermatologic Society)
  • Dr. Odom is the past president of the American Academy of Dermatology

Katherine Wilkens Dermatologist Physician Assistant Napa Sonoma CAKatherine Wilkens, PA-C

Katherine Wilkens, PA-C, is a board certified Physician Assistant. A Physicians Assistant is a healthcare professional licensed to practice medicine with the supervision of a licensed physician. Physician Assistants participate in a variety of medical treatment including conducting physical exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, assisting in surgery, and writing prescriptions.

Katherine Wilkens earned her masters in Physician Assistant practice at USC, Keck School of Medicine and has been working in the field of dermatology for ten years.

  • Physician-Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
  • Member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
  • Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants