Our Providers

Shurong Chang, MD PHD

Dr. Chang received her B.S. with thesis honor distinction from Peking University (also known as Beijing University) in Beijing, China. After obtaining her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees with honors from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Chang moved to Northern California to join her family. She completed her internship in preliminary Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, followed by residency in Dermatology at University of California Davis Medical Center. Dr. Chang has published in high-profile journals including Cell and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Chang is fluent in English and Mandarin.

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Sunil S. Dhawan, MD

Dr. Dhawan is a graduate of San Francisco State University and the University of Southern California School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at U.C.S.F followed by a residency in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami, where he was also Chief Resident. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Dermatology. Dr. Dhawan is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Dermatology. He also is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Stanford University, Department of Dermatology, where he teaches dermatology residents and medical students. In addition to English, he speaks Hindi.

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Ekama Carlson, MD

Dr. Carlson received her medical degree from the  University of Davis, California School of Medicine. She completed a residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and subsequently completed additional fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery and procedural dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Carlson is double-board certified in Dermatology and Micrographic dermatologic surgery, with a subspecialty in Mohs micrographic, reconstructive and dermatologic surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Mohs surgery, and the American Academy of Dermatology. A Northern California native, she enjoys running and spending time outdoors with her family.

Erik S. Cabral, MD FACMS

Dr. Cabral went to Stanford for college, medical school, & residency. He has Bay Area roots since he was born in San José, CA. Dr. Cabral completed his Mohs fellowship with Dr. Richard G. Bennett at UCLA.

Dr. Cabral has treated thousands of patients over the past 10 years of practice in the Bay Area. Dr. Cabral specializes in skin cancer prevention and treatment, including micrographic surgery and reconstruction. He has published and presented over 40 scientific articles on melanoma and skin cancer. Dr. Cabral is a proud member of The Olympic Club and is an avid golfer and tennis player.

Olivia Martinez, MSN, FNP-C

Olivia joined Center for Dermatology in 2016. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining the Center for Dermatology, she worked as a nurse practitioner in primary care at a community health based clinic in Bakersfield, California for 18 months. She also has a diverse medical background working as a registered nurse for 9 years in medical-surgical and emergency care departments.

She earned a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Holy Names University in Oakland, California, and a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from California State University in Bakersfield, California. She is also a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has a deep passion in the field of dermatology, and provides care for a variety of cosmetic and medical dermatology conditions. She looks forward to assisting you and your family with all your skin care needs.

Jaymie Vasquez, RN

EDUCATION

Undergraduate:

California State University, East bay – Hayward, California (2017)

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Nursing Degree:

Roseman University – South Jordan, Utah (2020)

Certification & Licensure:

  • AHA Basic Life Support (CPR and AED)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • California Registered Nurse

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Rachel Carandang R.N.

Rachel received an AA degree in Biology with an emphasis in Allied Health from Chabot College in 2007. She continued on and received her AA degree in Registered Nursing from Ohlone College in 2010. Rachel has experience in medical, surgical, neonatal, mental health, and home health care. She joined our practice in 2012 where she was trained and certified to treat patients with our PhotoMedex XTRAC Laser. She continues her education in Dermatology nursing and our other cosmetic laser treatments.

Jane R. Sarmiento, R.N., B.S.N.

Jane is a California Board Certified Nurse. Jane completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from, Pines City College and St. Louis University in the Philippines. She has a diverse experience in healthcare from bay area hospitals, (Santa Clara Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara), clinical skilled nursing and home health. She had provided care to clients of all ages. Through continued education, Jane was introduced to the medical aesthetics field and found her niche-her passion and natural gift for the field became evident. Jane is trained and certified with the Photomedex XTRAC laser, Lutronics Clarity and LaseMD Lasers. One of her most important objectives, is to provide her clients with high quality professional care. Jane’s warm, fun-loving personality and passion for patient care makes your experience as personal.

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking, shopping, travelling and most of all spending time with family and friends.

Lindsay Daly, PA-C

Lindsay is a California-licensed Physician Assistant board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Lindsay graduated from MCPHS University Boston, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Premedical Studies in 2018 and a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2021.

Lindsay finds great reward in treating the dermatologic conditions of her patients. During her training, she volunteered for the Sun Safety Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Through this public health mission, Lindsay provided free skin cancer screenings and patient education to underserved communities of greater Boston. During her training, Lindsay also rotated in a plastic surgery setting, which solidified her passion for aesthetic medicine.

In her free time, Lindsay enjoys exploring the West Coast, trying new food, painting, and spending time with her family.