DermSurgery Associates Welcomes Two Dermatologists to Houston Practice

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The 2 board-certified dermatologists, who are both fellowship-trained Mohs surgery specialists, join a practice that has multiple locations in the Houston area.

DermSurgery Associates (, a full-service source for cosmetic and medical dermatology treatments across the Houston, TX, region, recently welcomed 2 board-certified dermatologists to their practice. Dr. Sonal Parikh and Dr. Nhan (Nick) Nguyen join DermSurgery having recently completed Mohs surgery fellowship training under Dr. Leonard Goldberg, an internationally recognized Mohs expert and a member of the DermSurgery Associates staff.

Dr. Parikh and Dr. Nguyen will see general and cosmetic dermatology patients and perform Mohs surgery at our locations in The Woodlands and Willowbrook. They will also see men and women who need Mohs surgery at our Sugar Land location. Each has an impressive educational and training background, including a yearlong Mohs surgery fellowship under Dr. Goldberg at Houston Methodist Hospital. Here is some additional information about Dr. Parikh and Dr. Nguyen.

Dr. Parikh

Born and raised in Long Island, New York, Dr. Parikh graduated summa cum laude, with University Honors, from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and minored in psychology, Spanish, and chemistry. While earning her medical degree at VCU's School of Medicine, Dr. Parikh completed a yearlong fellowship in cutaneous oncology (skin cancer) research at Columbia University Medical Center's dermatology department.

She remained at VCU Health to complete an internal medicine internship after medical school before completing a dermatology residency at the University of Connecticut Health in Farmington, CT. Dr. Parikh served as chief resident in her final year and then traveled to Houston, where she completed the micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology fellowship under Dr. Goldberg.

Dr. Parikh, who speaks English, Spanish, and Gujarati, is the author of multiple book chapters and articles that have been published in peer-reviewed dermatology journals and has presented her work at national meetings.

When she's away from the office, Dr. Parikh enjoys the outdoors, traveling, exploring new cuisine, and arts and crafts. Additionally, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family.

Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen's education and training has taken him from the West Coast to the East Coast and back to his native Hawaii. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical/biochemical engineering from the University of Southern California before enrolling at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he completed a master's degree in physiology and biophysics. He completed medical school at the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine.

From there, Dr. Nguyen completed an internal medicine internship at the Fresno, CA, branch of University of California, San Francisco. After his internship, he completed a postdoctoral dermatology clinical research fellowship at Columbia University and his dermatology residency at New York Medical College in New York City.

He then landed the yearlong fellowship training in micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology under Dr. Goldberg in Houston. Dr. Nguyen has authored multiple articles that have published in peer-reviewed journals, and he is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology.

DermSurgery Associates ( is the Houston area's premier medical and cosmetic dermatology practice with 17 locations in the region. They have a team of nearly 20 dermatologists who offer a range of services using the most advanced techniques available. DermSurgery Associates specializes in state-of-the-art laser surgery procedures, dermatologic surgical procedures, and Mohs micrographic surgeries, as well as an array of skincare and cosmetic services.

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