Sophia Sandhu, MD, FAAD

Sophia Sandhu • MD, FAAD

Sophia Sandhu • MD, FAAD

As a native Southern Californian, Dr. Sandhu is a proud graduate of UCLA, having majored in psychobiology. She participated in UCLA’s honors program and was inducted into both Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies. She then completed her medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School and did her general medicine internship at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Sandhu was proud to return home and complete her dermatology residency at UCLA.  From 2017-2018, while she was a resident at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Sandhu was honored to serve as chief resident. Dr. Sandhu was also awarded the Women’s Dermatologic Society mentorship, which allowed her to complete a challenging adult and pediatric medical dermatology elective at UCSF.

Dr. Sandhu also received the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship award via which she received additional high-level training in cosmetic and surgical procedures. Throughout her medical career, Dr. Sandhu has co-authored numerous journal articles and presented her research at various local meetings and national dermatology conferences. She feels passionate about the importance of knowledge-sharing across the profession.


University of California, Los Angeles


B.S. Psychobiology

Eastern Virginia Medical School



Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Rush University Medical Center



Internship, Preliminary Internal Medicine

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center


Residency, Dermatology

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