Kathy Fields, M.D., co-developer of Proactiv, is a Stanford-trained, board-certified dermatologist who has been in private practice in San Francisco since 1987.
Dr. Kathy Fields' professional goal is to "transform lives by transforming skin", and giving people back their self esteem.
Dr. Fields received her medical degree from the University Of Miami School Of Medicine in Florida and completed her dermatology residency at Stanford (where she met fellow resident Katie Rodan).
A board-certified dermatologist since 1987, Dr. Fields co-developed the Proactiv 3-Step System with Dr. Katie Rodan.
Dr. Fields currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology for the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco teaching residents and medical students over the past 20 years. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at Stanford University. Dr. Fields maintains a private practice in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology in San Francisco, California.
Dr. Fields is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a past member of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. She is also a member of the Annenberg Circle of Dermatology Leadership for the Dermatology Foundation.
A well-recognized authority in skin disease and skin aging—and profiled in Best Doctors in America—Dr. Fields has been a frequent contributor to medical journals and is a regular speaker at national dermatology conferences on the subjects of acne, Botox treatments, aging skin, skin cancers and new dermatological therapies. Additionally she appears as an expert commentator on local and national television and radio shows and is often quoted in newspapers and magazines including Vogue, Health, Self, Cosmo, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, InStyle and O Magazine. Dr. Fields has also been profiled in People, Allure and More magazines.