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Sarah Elizabeth Dick, MD

Sarah Elizabeth Dick, MD

Dr. Sarah Elizabeth Dick is a board-certified dermatologist and owner of Madrona Dermatology. Her interest is in general medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.


She was  born and raised in Seattle, and then moved to the East Coast for college and medical school. She studied neuroscience and philosophy as an undergraduate and graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College in Maine. She was given the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa award.


Dr Dick received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She then moved back home to Seattle to pursue her passion for general medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Washington and  was proud to serve as one of the Chief Residents in Internal Medicine. She then accepted an instructor position at the University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center. Subsequently she joined the staff at Virginia Mason Medical Center. She enthusiastically practiced medicine for seven years before deciding to specialize in dermatology.


Dr. Dick received her dermatology training at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a fellowship in cutaneous oncology at Stanford University. After her specialty and sub-specialty training, she again returned home to the Seattle area and joined Virginia Mason Medical Center as a staff dermatologist.


After several years of practicing dermatology in the Seattle and Kirkland areas, she founded Madrona Dermatology in the Kirkland/Totem Lake area in 2015.


Dr. Dick is an outdoor enthusiast and keeps active with skiing, running, boating, and motorcycling. She volunteers both locally and internationally. She lives in Seattle area, where she loves to spend time with her family and friends.

Curriculum Vitae



2004-2007 University of Pennsylvania Dermatology Residency Program
2002-2004 Stanford University Dermatology Fellowship, Cutaneous Oncology
1995-1998 University of Washington Internal Medicine Residency Program, Chief Resident
1991-1995 Harvard Medical School, Francis Peabody Society, M.D.
1985-1989 Bowdoin College, A.B., summa cum laude, Neuroscience



2023 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2021 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2018 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2017 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2016 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2014 Top Doc, Seattle Met Magazine
2012 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2011 Top Doc, Seattle Magazine, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
2007 Edward E. Bondi Teaching Award
1991, 92 George and Mary Knox Scholarship
1988, 91, 92 Delta Kappa Epsilon Scholarship
1989 Phi Beta Kappa
1987-89 High Honors Scholar
1987 Pew Fellowship
1986-89 James Bowdoin Scholar



2007 American Board of Dermatology
1999 American Board of Internal Medicine



1995-present Washington State Medical License



American Academy of Dermatology
American Medical Association
Washington State Medical Association
Seattle Dermatology Society
King County Medical Society



Virginia Mason Medical Center community provider courtesy privileges



2015-present Owner, Madrona Dermatology, Kirkland, WA
2007-2015 Medical Staff, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
2006-2007 Associate Physician, Philadelphia Dermatology Associates, Philadelphia, PA
2003-2004 Medical Staff, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA
1999-2002 Medical Staff, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
1998-1999 Acting Instructor of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA



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Junior League of Seattle Volunteer (2010-2014)

Mission Statement: The Junior League of Seattle is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.


Vision Statement: Women Around the World as Catalysts for Lasting Community Change.


Free The Children/Passion To Heal Medical Volunteer Trip (Kenya, September, 2012)

Mission Statement: An international charity and educational partner, Free The Children believes in a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. Free The Children works to empower youth to remove barriers that prevent them from being active local and global citizens.


Participants on the Kenya Medical Volunteer Trip had a lasting impact on the level of health care in rural communities. The trip included the following: screening students in Free The Children primary schools for potential skin conditions; diagnosing and prescribing treatment for students and community members; preventing further illnesses by identifying potential causes of common dermatological conditions present in these communities; working with our local health care team to build their capacity for diagnosis and ability to provide optimal treatment for a range of skin conditions.



Kayaking, skiing (nordic, alpine, telemark), bicycle touring, camping, mountaineering, racket sports, sailing, windsurfing, motorcycling.
Marathons: Washington D.C. (1990), Boston (1992), New York (1997), San Diego (2000), Philadelphia (2007), Seattle (2007), Paris (2014).