7515 South Main Street, Suite 240
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 791-9966
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Houston Dermatologist, Sonal Parikh, MD, FAAD
Dr. Sonal Parikh is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon who specializes in the treatment of skin cancer. She was born and raised in Long Island, NY, then received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated summa cum laude and with University Honors from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, where she also minored in psychology, Spanish, and chemistry. She stayed in Richmond and earned her medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. During medical school, Dr. Parikh spent a year with Columbia University Medical Center’s department of Dermatology completing a Cutaneous Oncology Research fellowship. After medical school, she stayed at VCU Health to complete her internship in Internal Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at the University of Connecticut Health in Farmington, Connecticut, and served as Chief Resident her final year. She then completed her Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX, where she trained under the internationally renowned Dr. Leonard Goldberg.
Dr. Parikh has authored multiple book chapters and articles published in peer-reviewed dermatology journals and has presented her work at national meetings.
In her free time, Dr. Parikh enjoys the outdoors, traveling, exploring new cuisine, arts and crafts, and spending time with her husband, friends and family.
Languages: English, Spanish, Gujarati
Education at a Glance
Bachelor of Science in Biology Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA with minors in psychology, Spanish, and chemistry
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine internship at Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Connecticut Health in Farmington, Connecticut
Cutaneous Oncology Research Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center’s department of Dermatology
Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston
Accreditation at a Glance
- Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
- Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
- Certified in Micrographic a Dermatologic Surgery by the American Board of Dermatology