Dr. Amanda Lloyd, MD

Dr. Amanda Lloyd, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Amanda Lloyd, MD is a dermatologist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read her story

477 N El Camino Real Ste D304

Encinitas, CA 92024

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Lloyd's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lloyd "Dr. Amanda Abramson Lloyd is a board certified dermatologist who is excited to meet you as her next patient. She believes in providing personalized, tailored care so you leave feeling happy in your skin. She knows males and females have different skin and will personalize a regimen just for you to help bring back your youth and meet your specific skin care needs. She can help you look and feel even more amazing in your skin because she is well trained in all aspects of dermatology including laser and cosmetics, skin cancer management including Mohs surgery and cosmetic reconstruction, medical dermatology and venous disease. She understands that some skin conditions as well as the aging process take time to treat and she will be there to motivate and encourage you throughout your treatment. Her goal is to make you the best version of yourself, to help you to age gracefully and look your natural best. No complaint is too small for Dr. Lloyd as she understands "that one little x" that you see in the mirror every morning is driving you crazy. She wants both her male and female patients to feel comfortable and knows the male and female aesthetic concerns are very different. If you have a wedding or big life event coming up, and you need to look your absolute best, Dr. Lloyd wants to partner with you to achieve that goal. Dr.Lloyd wants to help you put your best skin forward and enhance your natural beauty so that you can be confident in your skin and can go take on the day without any hesitation. In her free time, Dr. Amanda Lloyd loves spending time and travelling with her husband Dr. Peter Lloyd, to locations where they can scuba dive and explore the underwater world. She also enjoys snowboarding, watching college football, running, hiking and spending quality time with family and friends. She believes that happiness is the key to life and hopes she can add some happiness to each of her patients' lives. Dr. Lloyd has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals on various topics in the medical and cosmetic dermatologic literature, recently co-authored a textbook chapter on Laser - Tissue interaction and has presented at many academic meetings including the annual meeting for the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Her research is focused on the treatment of skin cancer in organ transplant patients and increasing their skin cancer awareness. She graduated from UCLA Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, received her medical degree from The University of Vermont College of Medicine, did her dermatology residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX where she was Chief resident and after residency she did additional training in laser and cosmetic dermatology, the treatment of venous disease and in skin cancer surgery and cosmetic reconstruction. Dr. Lloyd has been dedicated to receiving the best education possible so that she can treat her patients with cutting edge techniques and offer exceptional, evidence based, well rounded skin care to produce and maintain the health of your skin. "


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10  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acneiform Eruption
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Aging Face
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair Loss
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Premature Aging
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Diseases


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34  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Chicago (Northshore)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Scripps Clinic/Green Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lloyd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lloyd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lloyd to family and friends
5 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Lloyd's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have been seeing her for a few years, and can't say enough good things. I have had her remove a mole, treat hyperhidrosis in my underarms, laser a wound to reduce scarring and give me botox. I can hands down say she is FANTASTIC across the board. She is so personable and makes me feel extremely...more
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She is very friendly and takes time to explain things. I used to see her as part of another practice, and she is now on here own with her assistant who is also great.
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I have seen Dr. Lloyd for Botox several times. I was very pleased with my results and the additional suggestions she had in regards to rejuvenation . Her bedside manner is AMAZING! It is so refreshing to walk into her office each time. The staff is always smiling, friendly and extremely...more
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Dr. Lloyd checked me for any abnormal moles and spots and also removed a mole near my eye over a week ago. She was very thorough in explaining everything and walked me through the whole procedure as she removed the mole. She was very careful, yet it was done very quickly and was extremely...more
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I saw Dr. Lloyd while she was in Dallas, TX, before she opened her practice in California. I couldn't give her a higher recommendation for professionalism, patient care before, during, and after treatment. She listened and answered all my questions which gave me a feeling of trust in her...more
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