Dermatologists in California

San Diego (186)San Francisco (176)Los Angeles (173)Sacramento (83)Beverly Hills (82)
Newport Beach (66)Santa Monica (54)Redwood City (54)San Jose (51)Irvine (47)Palo Alto (47)Torrance (44)La Jolla (42)Fresno (41)Long Beach (37)Encinitas (34)Mountain View (33)Oakland (31)Santa Rosa (31)Roseville (30)Santa Barbara (29)Walnut Creek (28)Pasadena (26)Loma Linda (25)Riverside (25)Bakersfield (25)Huntington Beach (22)Encino (21)La Mesa (21)Burbank (20)Glendale (20)Thousand Oaks (19)Menlo Park (19)Oceanside (19)San Rafael (19)Downey (18)Anaheim (17)Stockton (16)Modesto (16)Fremont (16)Westlake Village (16)Los Gatos (15)Sunnyvale (15)Tustin (15)Monterey (15)Santa Clara (15)Mission Viejo (15)San Mateo (14)Fontana (14)Orange (14)Valencia (14)Sherman Oaks (13)Poway (13)Chula Vista (13)Pleasanton (13)Visalia (13)Yorba Linda (12)Santa Ana (12)Vallejo (12)Upland (12)Laguna Hills (12)Woodland Hills (12)Greenbrae (12)Panorama City (11)Manhattan Beach (11)Fountain Valley (11)Fullerton (11)Los Alamitos (11)Berkeley (11)Arcadia (10)Gardena (10)Rancho Mirage (10)Davis (10)Chico (9)West Hollywood (9)Ventura (9)Redondo Beach (9)Redding (9)Tarzana (9)Elk Grove (9)Escondido (9)San Luis Obispo (9)Danville (8)Northridge (8)Garden Grove (8)Temecula (8)Camarillo (8)Burlingame (8)Oxnard (8)Del Mar (8)Manteca (8)San Marcos (8)San Ramon (8)Murrieta (8)Soquel (8)Santa Cruz (8)Corona (8)Yuba City (8)Agoura Hills (7)Los Altos (7)City of Industry (7)Vista (7)Corona Del Mar (7)Antioch (7)Coronado (7)Lafayette (7)Laguna Beach (7)West Hills (7)Laguna Niguel (7)San Fran (7)Mission Hills (7)Palmdale (7)Calabasas (7)Whittier (7)Lancaster (7)Chino Hills (7)El Segundo (7)San Carlos (7)Union City (6)Napa (6)Petaluma (6)Rancho Santa Margarita (6)Palm Desert (6)Carlsbad (6)Richmond (6)Rancho Cordova (6)Rocklin (6)Salinas (6)Mountainview (6)San Clemente (6)Mill Valley (6)Seal Beach (6)Lake Forest (6)Ukiah (5)National City (5)El Cajon (5)El Centro (5)Rancho Cucamonga (5)Stanford (5)San Bruno (5)Woodland (5)Hemet (5)Gilroy (5)Milpitas (5)Vacaville (5)Palm Springs (5)Healdsburg (5)Hercules (5)Brea (5)Marina Del Rey (5)Dublin (4)Porter Ranch (4)Ladera Ranch (4)Arroyo Grande (4)La Canada Flintridge (4)Pacific Palisades (4)Castro Valley (4)Victorville (4)Porterville (4)Ridgecrest (4)Oroville (4)Alameda (4)Glendora (4)Simi Valley (4)Fairfield (4)Monterey Park (4)San Bernardino (4)Folsom (4)Studio City (4)Cupertino (3)Solana Beach (3)Saint Helena (3)Templeton (3)San Gabriel (3)Martinez (3)Tracy (3)Travis AFB (3)Turlock (3)Duarte (3)Rolling Hills Estates (3)Sausalito (3)Dana Point (3)Merced (3)El Cerrito (3)Culver City (3)Covina (3)Santa Maria (3)Costa Mesa (3)Claremont (3)San Leandro (3)Carmichael (3)Jackson (3)Campbell (3)Redlands (3)Beaumont (3)Placerville (3)La Mirada (3)Lakeport (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 2519 specialists practicing Dermatology in California with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 236 hospitals in California with affiliated Dermatology specialists, including Stanford Health Care, UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.