Boulder Dermatologist
12207 Pecos St., 500
Westminster, Colorado 80234 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Zhu has hospital affiliations at Avista hospital, Boulder community hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical School:
    MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    New York City, NY

    Nutrition, Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Dermatology, University of Colorado Health Science Center
    Denver, CO

Treatments offered at SkinWise Dermatology Clinic, P.C.

Most popular answers from Isabel Zhu, MD, PhD

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Is the Vitalize Chemical Peel Safe for Asian Skin?

Since Vitalize peel is very surperficial, in principle it should be safe for dark complexion. However, I would recommend a test spot before committing... READ MORE

Preventing Eye Ptosis from Botox?

Normally, to avoid ptosis of eyebrow, I will do a browlift when I am asked to perform forehead injections. Espcially when the injections are... READ MORE

Does Photodynamic Therapy Have Permanent Effect?

Based on research data, photodynamic therapy can temporary improve acne by killing the bacteria and decreasing redness but it does not offer long term... READ MORE

How Many Units of Botox is Needed for Entire Eye Area?

I believe having some smiling lines makes a person look more friendly and warm. Therefore, I encourage my patients to have just enough Botox to soften... READ MORE

Can Crow's Feet Be Merely Softened with Botox?

Botox works only for dynamic wrinkles, but not the lines we have when we are not make a facial expression (such as smiling). The result of botox... READ MORE

Is There Any Way to Make my Eyebrows More Arched?

Having 2 units of botulinum toxin injected into the proper locations in the eyebrow will make yoru eyebrow more arched. The exact location of... READ MORE

Will Getting Restylane + Dysport at the Same Time Increase Bruise/swelling?

The risk of bruising is related to your clotting state (ie, whether you take aspirin a day or not), how thin is your skin, wherer the injections are... READ MORE

Alternative to Restylane for Acne Scarring?

There are many types of acne scars and the choice of treatment depends on the type of scarring. I would recommend having a dermatologist evaluate... READ MORE

Is Botox Safe for Patient Who Had Guillain-Barré?

As complicated as our immune system is, we still do not understand the exact pathophysiology of Guillain-Barré. No one knows what are the... READ MORE

Is 30% TCA Peel Safe for African American Skin?

There are 2 considerations for this situation. First is that depending on the darkness of the skin tone, 30% TCA may or may not cause... READ MORE

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