http://teamsite/dermatology/images/Images/Web_Teamsite/sharon.JPGClinical: Victoria Sharon, MD, DTMH, Director of the Dermatology Consultation Service at UC Davis, is a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Fellowship-trained Mohs Surgeon. A native of New York City, Dr. Sharon completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University, where she obtained a degree in Biological Sciences, graduating Summa Cum Laude.  She went on to obtain a Doctor of Medicine at Cornell Medical College, followed by an internship at Brigham & Women's Hospital, HarvardMedical School. Dr. Sharon completed her dermatology residency at UC Davis, and specialized in cutaneous oncology and laser therapy by completing a fellowship in Mohs Surgery and Procedural Dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Sharon has a special interest in tropical dermatology & infectious disease and obtained a Diploma in Tropical Medicine at the Gorgas Memorial Institute in Peru.

Research: Dr. Sharon has expertise in cutaneous oncology and the management of skin cancer as well as complex medical dermatology, infectious diseases, and tropical dermatology. She has a wide range of clinical experience and is skilled in all aspects of the diagnosis and management of skin disease. During recent years, Dr. Sharon’s research has focused on the topics of dermatologic surgery, disorders of hair loss, and diseases of autoimmunity. Her research has been presented at international dermatology conferences and she has received awards in recognition of her work. Her research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, as well as leading scientific journals such as the Lancet.


Director, Dermatology Inpatient Consultation
Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery

Clinical Specialties:
Mohs Surgery, Melanoma, Skin cancer, Infectious Diseases, Travel and Tropical Dermatology, Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology

Other Clinical Interests:
Blistering skin diseases, Autoimmune skin disease

Undergraduate Education:
Columbia University

Medical Education:
Cornell University Medical College

Internal Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Dermatology, University of California, Davis

Mohs Micrographic Surgery & Procedural Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University

Board Certification:
American Board of Dermatology

Professional Memberships:
Fellow of the American Academy of DermatologyAssociate of the American College of Mohs SurgeryInternational Society of DermatologySacramento Valley Dermatology SocietyHealth Volunteers OverseasGolden Key International Honour SocietyPhi Beta Kappa Society

Selected Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

1) Postoperative preferences in cutaneous surgery: a patient-centered investigation from an academic dermatologic surgery practice. Sharon VR, Armstrong AW, Jim-On S, Ibrahimi OA, Eisen DB. Dermatol Surg. 2013 May;39(5):773-8

2) Separate- versus same-day preoperative consultation in dermatologic surgery: a patient-centered investigation in an academic practice. Sharon VR, Armstrong AW, Jim On SC, Ibrahimi OA, Eisen DB. Dermatol Surg. 2013 Feb;39(2):240-7

3) Disseminated cutaneous sporotrichosis. Sharon VR, Kim J, Sudhakar S, Fung MA, Maniar A. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;13(1):95.

4) Assessment of the 'no eosinophils' rule: are eosinophils truly absent in pityriasis lichenoides, connective tissue disease, and graft-vs.-host disease? Sharon VR, Konia TH, Barr KL, Fung MA. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Apr;39(4):413-8.

5) Management of recalcitrant hidradenitis suppurativa with ustekinumab. Sharon VR, Garcia MS, Bagheri S, Goodarzi H, Yang C, Ono Y, Maverakis E. Acta Derm Venereol. 2012 May;92(3):320-1.

6) Primary cutaneous mucormycosis at sites of insulin injection. Chambers CJ, Reyes Merin M, Fung MA, Huntley A, Sharon VR. J  Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 May;64(5):e79-81.

7) Cutaneous septic emboli from Candida tropicalis. Sharon V, Eisen DB, Fung MA. Lancet Infect Dis. 2010 Sep;10(9):652.

8) Oral candidiasis and angular cheilitis. Sharon V, Fazel N. Dermatol Ther. 2010 May-Jun;23(3):230-42.

9) Erythema induratum of Bazin. Sharon V, Goodarzi H, Chambers CJ, Fung MA, Armstrong AW. Dermatol Online J. 2010 Apr 15;16(4):1.

10) Two pediatric cases of primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma and review of the literature. Sharon V, Mecca PS, Steinherz PG, Trippett TM, Myskowski PL. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Jan-Feb;26(1):34-9.