About

Dr. Bernice Kwong is a board-certified dermatologist in Palo Alto, CA, as well as a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, the Director of the Supportive Dermato-Oncology Program, and the Director of the Inpatient Dermatology Consult Service at Stanford Dermatology. She completed medical school at Yale University and completed her dermatology residency at Stanford University in 2012.

Dr. Kwong has a special interest in the management of cutaneous complications that arise in cancer patients and runs the Supportive Dermato-Oncology Program at the Stanford Cancer Center, where she manages skin side effects of cancer therapies including chemotherapy-related skin reactions, radiation dermatitis, and graft-versus-host disease.

Research

Dr. Kwong conducts clinical trials to discover associations between specific treatments and adverse dermatologic side effects. With over 50 articles published in medical journals, Dr. Kwong’s research includes graft-versus-host disease, dermatologic complications due to lung cancer therapies, and many other adverse skin reactions to chemotherapeutic techniques.

See her research here >

Clinical Care

At Stanford Cancer Center, Dr. Kwong manages skin side effects of cancer therapies including chemotherapy-related skin reactions, radiation dermatitis, and graft-versus-host disease. Her clinical focus includes cutaneous oncology, dermatology, and cutaneous complications of cancer therapy and hematopoeitic stem cell transplantation.

“I have a special interest in taking care of the skin needs that occur in patients who are undergoing cancer therapy.”