Dermatologists in California

Los Angeles (201)San Diego (196)San Francisco (175)Sacramento (90)Beverly Hills (82)
Newport Beach (67)Redwood City (52)San Jose (52)Irvine (51)Santa Monica (50)Torrance (45)Palo Alto (42)La Jolla (39)Fresno (37)Long Beach (36)Encinitas (34)Mountain View (32)Oakland (32)Santa Rosa (31)Walnut Creek (31)Roseville (30)Pasadena (28)Santa Barbara (27)Loma Linda (25)Bakersfield (23)Encino (23)Downey (22)Glendale (22)Menlo Park (22)Riverside (21)Burbank (20)San Rafael (19)Huntington Beach (18)La Mesa (18)Oceanside (18)Thousand Oaks (18)Modesto (17)San Mateo (17)Fontana (16)Fremont (16)Poway (16)Stockton (16)Sunnyvale (16)Los Gatos (15)Orange (15)Santa Clara (15)Westlake Village (15)Yorba Linda (15)Anaheim (14)Fullerton (14)Gardena (14)Pleasanton (14)Visalia (14)Davis (13)Laguna Hills (13)Mission Viejo (13)Tustin (13)Valencia (13)Berkeley (12)Chula Vista (12)Fountain Valley (12)Monterey (12)Santa Ana (12)Upland (12)Arcadia (11)Corona (11)Sherman Oaks (11)Greenbrae (10)Los Alamitos (10)Vallejo (10)West Hollywood (10)Antioch (9)Camarillo (9)City of Industry (9)Danville (9)Escondido (9)Manhattan Beach (9)Murrieta (9)Redding (9)Redondo Beach (9)San Luis Obispo (9)Tarzana (9)Temecula (9)Ventura (9)Chico (8)Coronado (8)El Segundo (8)Elk Grove (8)Garden Grove (8)Manteca (8)Northridge (8)Oxnard (8)San Marcos (8)Soquel (8)Yuba City (8)Agoura Hills (7)Burlingame (7)Chino Hills (7)Corona Del Mar (7)Del Mar (7)Lafayette (7)Laguna Beach (7)Laguna Niguel (7)Mill Valley (7)Mission Hills (7)Napa (7)Palm Desert (7)Petaluma (7)Rancho Mirage (7)Redlands (7)Rocklin (7)San Carlos (7)San Fran (7)San Ramon (7)Santa Cruz (7)West Hills (7)Carlsbad (6)Lake Forest (6)Los Altos (6)Mountainview (6)Palm Springs (6)Palmdale (6)Rancho Cucamonga (6)Richmond (6)Salinas (6)San Clemente (6)Victorville (6)Vista (6)Whittier (6)Woodland Hills (6)Brea (5)Calabasas (5)El Cajon (5)El Centro (5)Folsom (5)Gilroy (5)Hemet (5)Hercules (5)Lancaster (5)Milpitas (5)National City (5)Rancho Cordova (5)Ridgecrest (5)San Bruno (5)Seal Beach (5)Simi Valley (5)Stanford (5)Union City (5)Vacaville (5)Woodland (5)Alameda (4)Arroyo Grande (4)Castro Valley (4)Fairfield (4)Glendora (4)Healdsburg (4)Ladera Ranch (4)Novato (4)Oroville (4)Porter Ranch (4)Porterville (4)San Bernardino (4)San Gabriel (4)Solana Beach (4)Studio City (4)Templeton (4)Ukiah (4)Alamo (3)Campbell (3)Carmichael (3)Covina (3)Culver City (3)Cupertino (3)Dana Point (3)Dublin (3)Freedom (3)Jackson (3)La Canada Flintridge (3)Lakeport (3)Marina Del Rey (3)Martinez (3)Merced (3)Monterey Park (3)Moreno Valley (3)Orinda (3)Pacific Palisades (3)Panorama City (3)Placerville (3)San Leandro (3)Santa Maria (3)Saratoga (3)Sausalito (3)Tracy (3)Turlock (3)Westminster (3)

Learn more about Dermatologists

A dermatologist specializes in the medical and surgical care of the skin, hair and nails for people of all ages. A dermatologist diagnoses and treats many diseases, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, nail infections, hair loss, and skin cancer. Dermatologists may also perform cosmetic procedures to improve the appearance of the skin.

A dermatologist typically: 

  • Evaluates a patient's medical history and educates the patient about skin care, disease prevention, and overall wellness
  • Performs skin tests and skin cancer screenings including mole checks and skin biopsies
  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests and prescribes medications
  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic diseases and conditions that affect a person's skin, hair, nails, and mucous membranes lining the nose and mouth
  • Performs surgical procedures

Dermatologists may also be known as a skin doctor, skin specialist, or skin cancer doctor.

There are 2572 specialists practicing Dermatology in California with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 269 hospitals in California with affiliated Dermatology specialists, including Stanford Health Care, UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.