Best Dermatologists in Los Angeles

Why These Dermatologists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Los Angeles Dermatologists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 896 542 13

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists

Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists is a Santa Monica-based practice that specializes in skin care services. They offer treatment for skin issues such as acne, skin cancer, fungal infections, skin tags, warts, and more. They also offer a range of cosmetic services that includes Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Latisse, Sculptra, chemical peels, Sclerotherapy, and Radiesse. The dermatologist, Dr. Ben Behnam has more than two decades of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of UCLA. Behnam has been recognized nationally by Newsweek as one of the top ten physicians and surgeons in the United States. He has also made appearances on The Doctors Show, FOX Good Day LA, and ABC News.

Los Angeles, CA 90048


Douglas Hamilton, M.D.

Douglas Hamilton, M.D. is a medical practitioner that specializes in cosmetic dermatology. He offers a range of skin care services from his practice, located in Woodland Hills, California. Some of the services offered are laser hair removal, laser resurfacing, N-Lite wrinkle laser, PhotofacialSM skin rejuvenation, Botox, Collagen, lip augmentation, non-surgical fat removal, and chemical peels. The practice uses name-brand products such as DEEP, Latisse, CereVe, Elta MD, and RevaleSkin. Dr. Hamilton graduated from the Albany Medical College of Albany, New York and completed residencies at Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds certifications from the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology. Patients give the practice a 4.7-star rating on Facebook.

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Howard Sofen, M.D.

Howard Sofen, M.D. is a skin treatment center that has served the metro Los Angeles community for over a half-century. They provide a comprehensive list of medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatologic services. This includes treatment for various skin issues, Botox, Juvederm, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and more. The practice founder and dermatologist, Dr. Howard Sofen, is a board-certified dermatologist and a graduate of UCLA and Hahnemann Medical College. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. He also holds memberships with multiple professional organizations.

Los Angeles, CA 90045


Vitiligo & Pigmentation Institute of Southern California

Vitiligo & Pigmentation Institute of Southern California is a skin care treatment center located in Los Angeles, California. They specialize in the treatment of vitiligo, age spots, melasma, hyperpigmentation, and other pigmentation disorders. Dr. Pearl E. Grimes serves as the director of the practice. Additionally, she serves as a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UCLA. She is well-known as an international authority on vitiligo and pigmentary disorders. Grimes is the recipient of the 2011 “Practitioner of the Year” award from the Dermatology Foundation and the “Mentor of the Year” award from the women’s Dermatological Society. She was also named one of Hollywood’s Top Doctors by her peers for 2014 and 2015.

Los Angeles, CA 90036


Wrong city? Here are some nearby places: