Dermatologist, San Francisco
Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Stanford University
Dr. Erik Cabral is a San Francisco based reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon.
Erik was born to naturalized Mexican-American parents and grew up in San Jose, California.
Erik pursued his interests in science and medicine at Stanford University, where he was an human biology major and graduated with honors. He completed his MD at Stanford University and completed a residency in dermatology at Stanford University. He then completed a Mohs micrographic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at the Bennett Surgical Center/UCLA.
Erik conducted his honors thesis research at the National Institute of Health as an Undergraduate Scholar and has published in the Journal of Virology. After graduation, Erik spent three years as a graduate research fellow in immunology at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Maryland. While completing his MD, he submitted a first-author manuscript to the Journal of Infectious Diseases, was profiled in the book, Healing Journeys: Teaching Medicine, Nurturing Hope, with a foreward by former Surgeon General David Satcher, and won the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Graduate Fellowship.