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Dr. Hun Kim Thao is a Vietnamese Dermatologist in Ho Chi Minh City

Co-founder & Chief Medical Officer Grace Skincare Clinic

2016 – Present

Dr. Hun Kim Thao is a Vietnamese Dermatologist in Ho Chi Minh City. After 14 years of honing her expertise as a Dermatologist, CK1, Dr. Thao combined her passion for beauty and fashion with her love of helping clients experience increased confidence and happiness through healthy skin to found Grace Skincare Clinic. Dr. Thao blends her cosmetic and medical dermatology expertise with Mr. Gregory Nathan’s (an American businessman and her husband) passion for customer care and excellence so that Grace Skincare Clinic can offer their valued clients the finest dermatology experience in Vietnam.

Grace Skincare Clinic prides itself on using the most sophisticated and safest world-class technology, utilizing Dr. Thao’s expertise earned from her years of intensive dermatology practice and focusing on the medical needs of our clients to generate the best possible skin health outcome. We are not a sales organization lead by business investors, we are a team of dedicated, caring, and compassionate medical providers delivering solutions to generate best-in-class results so that our clients can achieve glowing and healthy skin.

Dr. Thao provides both medical and cosmetic dermatology services to an international client base and is fluent in English. While her education and early years of practice were focused on medical dermatology (perhaps no Dermatologist in HCM has treated more cases of acne and acne scar), Dr. Thao became fascinated with cosmetic issues. In 1998 she was trained and certified in laser techniques and is equally as excited about and proficient in treating aging skin, rejuvenation and skin texture, pigmentation, and melasma.

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Dr. Thao provides both medical and cosmetic dermatology services to an international client base and is fluent in English

Key Opinion Leader/ Dermatologist – Alma Lasers

2016 – Present

Dr. Thao has the honor and distinction of being selected as the first-ever Vietnamese Key Opinion Leader/ Dermatologist in Vietnam for Alma Lasers, Israel.

Alma Lasers, is a leading global innovator of laser, light-based, radio-frequency, and ultrasound solutions for the aesthetic and surgical markets and has been at the forefront of technological advancements and enhancing safety and performance while revolutionizing existing treatment methods. Alma Lasers has manufactured and sold laser systems throughout the US and Europe for 20+ years with all of their equipment US FDA and European Union CE registered and approved.

Dr. Thao has received and will continue to receive advanced specialized training in the use of laser equipment for cosmetic and medical dermatological use and will have the opportunity to network and study with Key Opinion leaders from 60 countries around the world. Dr. Thao will also be responsible for clinical research and publication of research studies on skin types and skin issues particular to Vietnamese skin types.

Head of Dermatology Clinic


2011 – 2016

Hoan My Medical Corporation is the first private and largest hospital in Vietnam with six hospitals and one medical center across central and southern Vietnam. Dr. Thao was responsible for running their Dermatology Clinic and has taken care of more than 20,000 medical cases during her tenure.


University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City

CK1 Advanced Degree Dermatology, Dermatology 2008 – 2010

Certificate of Medical Specialization in Dermatology, Dermatology 2007 – 2008


Doctor of Medicine (MD), General Medicine 2000 – 2006


Allergan plc

Certificate of Botox and Juvederm Training 2016

Alma Lasers KOL Program: Alma Lasers Germany and Alma Lasers Germany, GMBH

Certificate of Advanced Training: Alma Q, ND Q Switched Yag platform, 2016

Certificate of Advanced Training: Alma Beauty Rejuve, Dye PL Hair Removal & Rejuvenation Systems 2016

Winmed Company Vietnam

Certificate of PRP Mesotherapy and Thread Lift Congress 2016

Dermatology Hospital

Certificate of Surgery in Dermatology 2015

Dermatology Hospital

Certificate of Advanced Applications in Laser Dermatology 2015

Ho Chi Minh City Biomedical Department

Certificate of Laser Training 2008

Personal Interests

Dr. Thao is an avid fan of all aspects of fashion and beauty and an enthusiastic world traveler. She is a loving mother to her young daughter, Joyce, and a wonderful wife. Dr. Thao comes from a family devoted to and passionate about medicine: her Uncle, all of her brothers and sisters, and all of their spouses are Doctors. While her greatest happiness comes from her family, her deepest inspiration comes from seeing her many clients regain their confidence and self-esteem when they experience healthier and glowing skin through her caring and thoughtful treatment.

Contact Us

Grace Skincare Clinic
An international cosmetic dermatology clinic in Vietnam using FDA and CE-approved medical devices and treatments.

Mayfair Suites, 102ABC Cong Quynh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Book your appointment: https://www.graceskinclinic.com/book-now
Tel: 0822-531-223
Hotline: 0961-796-809

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Nick Võ

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Lencci Tran

0-09-2019 "I would love to thank Dr. Hun Kim Thao and her amazing staffs for helping me through a skin improving journey over an almost year while I was staying in HCM. I received acne facial and peel every other week and the service was superb! Each procedure was well explained and Dr.Thao was very attentive. I loved her holistic way of approach to improve patient's skin. Not only she prescribed very effective acne gel but also shared great tips such as reducing the amount of simple carb intake, cutting down sugar, and most importantly highlighting the importance of getting enough sleep. She even recommended a well known doctor in town who could help me with my sleeping problem. In addition, the price was very reasonable and I was very happy with all the service I got from Grace Skin Clinic. Oh Dr. Thao even asked her staff to make me a cup of tea one day as she she thought I looked overly exhausted. I was very moved. How warm hearted she is! I will definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to check up their skin and improve their skin. Amazing place!"

Youngjoo Shin – Expat living in HCM 

This place is amazing; they help me improve my terrible skin condition which had affected my identity, and my confidence for many years. I have been visiting Grace Clinic during summer time for the past two years, and every time I am here, they create a different program in order to fit my skin condition and my limited time. Furthermore, people from Grace Clinic always greet me with warm hearts. They once invited me to have boba tea with them which made me no longer feel like a customer but a friend which it has created a friendship overtime. I cannot stress how highly I would recommend this place. Again, they are amazing and very professional. There is one thing, you can do walk-in just fine but it would be better if you schedule the appointment so they can prepare and create the best service for you.

An Nguyen – HCMC University Student (Overseas)

I absolutely love the ladies of Grace Skincare. I was staying in Saigon for 6 months and came here with acne and a congested skin from my travels. So happy I found them! Their prices are reasonable compared to other “expat” clinic that I went to. I bought the 10 facial package for a really good price and am really happy with the result of my skin after following all of their consultations. Acne has cleared up and now we’re focusing on my other skin concerns such as dark spots and hyperpigmentation. I highly recommend this clinic. They truly want you to walk out with skin you feel confident in. I’m going to miss this place and the ladies I got to connect with during my time here.   Amazing results · Expert facials · Great deals · Professional products ·Licensed skin care professional · Experienced skin care professionals

Deanna Hong – HCMC, Yoga Instructor

Hey guys it’s been 3 weeks since we came for our treatment. I can honestly say it’s the best I have had done.  Andrew and I look fresh without being overdone. We both had people say how refreshed we look after our holiday. Honestly they wouldn’t be saying that if they knew how much beer and yummy Vietnamese food we consumed when we were there. I can honestly say Andrew and I will be back. And I am telling all my friends how fantastic you guys are and how professional the consultation was. I have yet to find someone in Australia who is so thorough. Thank you, Kylie

Ms Kylie, HCMC, tourist

I had a acne treatment here last month and now it's improved a lot. I must say that this place is very professional, modern equipment, especially the thoughtful doctor! I'm impressed!  

Ms Nana, HCMC, tourist

Grace Skincare Clinic has a great and friendly service and that have a centrally located clinic. I highly recommend them!

Alexis Linh Ly, HCMC- Business Owner

The owners are wonderful people. I had a good experience and can sincerely and highly recommend everything about Grace Skincare Clinic!

Sandra Menhart – New York, NY, Visiting Profesor

I was so embarrassed with the scars and pigmentation marks on my face. These are from old sports injuries and harsh products on my legs from childhood accidents. I am fed up with using so much concealer makeup on my face and am never able to wear a skirt with confidence. I heard about the Grace Skincare Clinic pigmentation lightening treatment from a friend.  I took 6 treatments & used skincare product as Dr. Thao  instructed  and now my skin is beautiful and permanently clear. It was worth every penny.

Laura May

as Tet is coming, I highly recommend this place for a weekend retreat, skin detoxing or even an urgent package to soothe and smooth your skin. I got back my healthy skin after just 02 week following the instruction of Dr Thao Hun and it cost me 200,000 for medical consultation fee only. Wonderful!

Ms.Uyen, Ho Chi Minh City
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