Best Dermatologists
in San Diego

Why These Dermatologists?

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

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Art of Skin MD

Art of Skin MD by Dr. Melanie Palm is a dermatology clinic in Solana Beach offering a variety of services for medical dermatology and aesthetic concerns. The state-of-the-art facility was built in 2012 and offers patients safe, comfortable, cutting-edge services in modern clinical rooms. It has been voted ‘Best Dermatologist’ by Ranch & Coast Magazine for a consecutive five years and 'Best Medical Spa' by San Diego A-List. Services include body contouring, laser procedures and injectables as well as treatments for skin cancer and acne.

Solana Beach, CA 92075


Coastal Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology

Coastal Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology is a medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology clinic in La Jolla. Cosmetic dermatology treatments include Botox, chemical peels, and icon laser treatments. All skin disorders are also treated at the clinic and are available for both adults and children. The clinic's dermatologist is board-certified and a leading expert in delivering world-class skin treatments.

La Jolla, CA 92037


Cosmetic Laser Dermatology

Cosmetic Laser Dermatology is a San Diego clinic that offers a range of cosmetic dermatological procedures. The staff uses more different types of lasers than any other practice in the United States and delivers laser treatments, injectables, vein treatments, and liposculpture. Other services include body contouring and aesthetics. Cosmetic Laser Dermatology is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality in California.

San Diego, CA 92121


Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar

Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar is a dermatological practice that opened in 2004 in Del Mar. The clinic offers a range of state-of-the-art procedures using advanced medical techniques including laser treatments, non-surgical body contouring, and cosmetic injectables. Other services available include treatment for skin conditions such as acne or stretch marks. The clinic employs a board-certified dermatologist and a clinically trained esthetician.

Dermatology and Laser Center of San Diego

Dermatology and Laser Center of San Diego is a comprehensive dermatological practice that opened in 2002. The clinic's broad range of services includes Botox and filler treatments, skin cancer screening and treatments, MOHS surgery, Vanquish, and tattoo removal. All dermatologists at the practice are board-certified.

San Diego, CA 92103


Dermatology Institute

The Dermatology Institute is a dermatology practice in Chula Vista led by father and daughter team. The institute's services include MOHS surgery, microneedling, injection lipolysis, and the treatment acne, skin tags, and ingrown toenails. The institute opened in 1995 and the senior doctor has over 30 years of experience.

Chula Vista, CA 91910


Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic

Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic is a dermatology practice in La Mesa that offers a range of cosmetic, medical, and aesthetic services. The practice has been running for over 40 years and utilizes state-of-the-art products and techniques to offer individualized treatment plans for all its patients. Services include skin cancer treatments, laser hair removal, and cosmetic mole removal. The clinic offers monthly specials on various products and services throughout the year

Insight Dermatology

Insight Dermatology was founded in 2006 in San Diego and offers expert advice and treatments for a range of customers. Services include medical, surgical, and cosmetic procedures including MOHS surgery, sclerotherapy, and treatment for acne. Both dermatologists at the center are board certified and specialize in minimally invasive skin rejuvenation procedures. Pediatric dermatology services are also available at the clinic.

San Diego, CA 92131


La Jolla Skin

La Jolla Skin is a state-of-the-art medical facility that specializes in plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. Founded by a husband and wife duo the center offers a variety of treatments including injectables, laser treatments, cool sculpting, and hair restoration. The surgery center is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, and both doctors at the practice are board-certified.

La Jolla, CA 92037


M Beauty Clinic by Dr. Tess

M Beauty Clinic by Dr. Tess is a dermatology clinic in San Diego that provides specialized treatment plans for all its patients. The clinic is family owned and operated and is responsible for the invention of 'The Time Machine Procedure.' Services include injectable procedures, skin tightening treatments, as well as the treatment of various skin conditions. The clinic has a medical spa for peels, hydra facials, and contouring. M Beauty Clinic offers free consultations.

San Diego, CA 92126


North County Dermatology Center

North County Dermatology Center is a dermatology practice in Encinitas that offers a variety of services for its patients including treatments for acne, psoriasis, and wrinkles. The two dermatologists at the practice are board-certified and have over 35 years combined experience. The business is veteran owned and will accept Veterans Choice.

Encinitas, CA 92024


Nowak Asthethics

Nowak Aesthetics are cosmetic surgery and skin rejuvenation specialists in Chula Vista. Procedures include injectables and fillers, skin tightening and rejuvenation, body sculpting, and various laser therapies. The company was voted San Diego's Best Cosmetic Dermatologist in the U-T Reader's Poll 2014. The head doctor pioneered the ThermaLipo Liposuction technique for fat removal and skin tightening.

Chula Vista, CA 91914


Pacific Dermatology

Pacific Dermatology in San Diego offers a range of cosmetic and medical skin procedures using state-of-the-art facilities. The doctors specialize in non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures including dermal fillers, laser and IPL treatments, and photodynamic therapy. The clinic also offers injectables, body contouring, and aesthetics.

San Diego, CA 92122


Poway Dermatology

Poway Dermatology offers medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatments customized to meet each patient's needs. The clinic's services include treatments for cellulitis, skin rashes, keloids, varicose veins, and wrinkles. MOHS surgery is also offered for skin cancer treatment. All five dermatologists at the facility are board-certified, and the clinic offers free consultations.

San Diego Dermatology and Laser Surgery

San Diego Dermatology and Laser Surgery is a laser, cosmetic, and medical dermatology practice that offers its patients a variety of state-of-the-art treatments. The clinic offers a range of services including treatment for hair loss, eczema, Ultherapy, injectables, and various laser treatments for people of all ages. They specialize in medical treatments for skin, hair, and nail disorders and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.

San Diego, CA 92130


Therapeutics Clinical Research

Therapeutics Clinical Research is a dermatology practice in San Diego that offers treatments for skin, nail, and cosmetic concerns. The company offers a range of state-of-the-art treatments including wound healing, mole removal, treatments for skin cancer, and photoaging. A walk-in clinic is also available at the practice on Tuesdays.

San Diego, CA 92123


Torrey Pines Dematology

Torrey Pines Dermatology in La Jolla offers medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatments to both men and women. Services include MOHS surgery, SculpSure, Ultherapy, dermal fillers, facial resurfacing, and laser skin resurfacing. The SculpSure treatment is a non-invasive laser treatment that lasts 25 minutes and adds definition by reducing fat in targeted areas. Individual treatment plans are tailored to suit patients' requirements.

La Jolla, CA 92037


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