Dr. Kent Saunders is a native of Clovis and was a graduate of Clovis High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. He then went on to receive his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. Saunders initially completed a residency in Pediatrics, and as a staﬀ pediatrician, developed an interest in skin conditions. He then went on to complete a second residency in Dermatology at the Naval Medical Center San Diego where he completed his training as chief resident. Before joining Golden State Dermatology, Dr. Saunders was the Chief of Dermatology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington.
With a double board certiﬁcation in Pediatrics and Dermatology, Dr. Saunders loves caring for patients of all ages. He has developed an expertise in caring for people of all skin types and walks of life. He treats all types of skin conditions from eczema and acne to scars and skin cancers. His goal for every patient is to help them get their skin back to its natural, beautiful appearance through medical and cosmetic practices.
Dr. Saunders spent 16 years in the US Army and recently completed his service as a Lieutenant Colonel. He is co-author of a chapter in the recent edition of the book Evidence-Based Procedural Dermatology. He is married to a wonderful wife and has six active children. He spends his free time coaching soccer and baseball teams for his kids, and you will often ﬁnd him with his family up in the mountains camping or at the lake.