Sara West, M.D.

west-webDr. Sara West grew up in Lincoln and obtained her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She completed a one year internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center followed by a residency in Dermatology at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.  Dr. West also completed a dermatopathology fellowship at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. West is board-certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology.  She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology and Nebraska Dermatologic Society.

Dr. West specializes in general dermatology and dermatopathology.  She enjoys treating a wide range of skin conditions, including but not limited to skin cancer, acne, alopecia, psoriasis and connective tissue diseases.  Dr. West is responsible for examining and interpreting skin biopsies obtained in Dermatology Specialists’ general dermatology clinics after they have been prepared in our state of the art histology lab.