We're Now California Skin Institute Sunnyvale!

the medical staff

Sunnyvale Dermatology

603 S. Knickerbocker Dr.

Sunnyvale,  CA   94087

(408) 736-0441

Diseases and Surgery of the Skin

Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr. Bernard Recht


Bernard Recht, Ph.D., M.D.

Board Certified in Dermatology

  Dr. Recht was born and raised in the foggy Sunset District of San Francisco, California, where he attended Lowell High School.  He graduated with a degree in Bacteriology and Immunology from U.C. Berkeley, and completed a Ph.D. degree in Immunochemistry from Mt. Sinai - CUNY, while completing his research at NYU in New York City.  Dr. Recht received his medical training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City and completed his medical internship at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California, and his residency and research fellowship in dermatology at Stanford University, California.

    Dr. Recht is Board Certified in Dermatology  He is on the active staff of the El Camino Hospital, a Clinical Instructor at the Palo Alto Veteran's Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center.

    Sunnyvale Dermatology was founded by Dr. Recht in 1987, and in 2008 moved to its current location on Knickerbocker Drive, where Dr. Recht built his new clinic. Beside teaching Stanford Dermatology residents, he is active in the community and has been involved in running skin cancer screenings and giving lectures on the detection and prevention of skin cancer.

    Dr. Recht lives in Los Altos, California, with his wife, Ditza, and three children.

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Dermatology
California Medical Association
Santa Clara County Medical Society
California Society of Dermatology
       and Dermatologic Surgery
Pacific Dermatologic Association

Bernard Recht, Ph.D., M.D.