Dr. Gordon Bae was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 10. He received his B.A. in regenerative biology with citations in Spanish and Mandarin at Harvard College, graduating with the highest distinction (Summa Cum Laude) in his class. He subsequently attended Harvard Medical school, where he received his M.D. and found his passion for dermatology. He finished his internship in medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
He moved to California to complete his dermatology residency at Stanford, serving as the Chief Resident in his final year. During this time, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for his dedication to academics, professionalism, leadership, research, and service. He currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Stanford and is passionate about medical and surgical dermatology.
His academic interests include utilizing technology and digital health to expand dermatological access for patients, improving the quality of care delivered, and enhancing the experience of patients while receiving care.
On his spare time, he advises a non-profit organization that he founded called Refresh Bolivia, helping the underprivileged communities in Bolivia obtain access to public health education, clean water, healthcare, and sanitation. He enjoys weightlifting, cycling, reading, and exploring the Bay area with his wife and 4-year-old daughter.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology
Assistant Chief of Quality, Experience, and Digital Health, Stanford Department of Dermatology (2020 - Present)
Chief Resident, Stanford University (2020)
Residency, Stanford University (2020)
Internship, Brigham and Women's Hospital (2017)
MD, Harvard Medical School (2016)
BA, Harvard College, Summa Cum Laude (2012)
Community and International Work
Refresh Bolivia, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Development of an integrated health center, building ecological toilets, public health education
SOE Univalle, Fundación Nuqanchik, Serve Abroad, Ford College Community Challenge
Opportunities for Student Involvement