About Dr. Behr

Dr. Kathleen L. Behr, MD


Dr. Kathleen Behr is a renowned Board-Certified dermatologic surgeon specializing in aesthetic dermatology, laser therapy, and Mohs micrographic surgery. She obtained her medical degree in 1990 and completed a residency in dermatology from 1992-1995 at UCLA. Dr. Behr was chosen to be chief resident during her last year of residency. She then completed fellowships in Mohs micrographic surgery and cosmetic surgery at UCLA. After finishing, she continued as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA, where she received the Victor Newcomer award for teaching residents. In 2001, Dr. Behr moved her family to Fresno.

In 2003, Dr. Behr opened her own dermatology practice in Fresno. Due to her top priority of providing patients with the highest standard of care, her practice grew rapidly, and she moved to a bigger office 4 years later, opening Behr Laser & Skin Care Center soon after. With a caring staff and the latest state-of-the-art education and technology, she ensures that her patients have access to the latest treatment options available. Our goal is to help patients look and feel their best, and to develop a lasting relationship with each patient. Dr. Behr is known for her Evening of Beauty events that she holds once a year to educate patients and offer special promotions. These events grew to hosting 1700 patients in one day! In order to manage the size of this event, she started online gift cards available during the week of Evening of Beauty.

Throughout her career, Dr. Behr has received numerous honors and awards. She is a published author, a national trainer and lecturer, and performs clinical research. She is a key opinion leader in the aesthetic dermatology field. Dr. Behr is often in the news and quoted in magazines due to her expertise. She is recognized as one of New Beauty’s Top Beauty Doctors (2015-2020).  Her office has received Allergan Top 25 status in the country for 2016, 2017, and 2020.  Most of all, Dr. Behr is proud of the care she has given and the long-lasting relationships she has developed with many of her patients.

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