Dr. Brian Mekelburg, MD

Dr. Brian Mekelburg, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Brian Mekelburg, MD is a dermatologist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in dermatology.

8631 W 3rd St Ste 1035E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Mekelburg performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Mekelburg's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

51  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

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.


  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • La County UCLA Harbor General
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • La County UCLA Harbor General
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • UCLA/Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mekelburg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mekelburg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mekelburg to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mekelburg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I think it is completely unacceptable for a doctor to keep a patient waiting for more than 30 minutes in the waiting room when an appointment has been made. Today I showed up 10 minutes early for a 1:30pm appointment. I waited until 2:00 and walked out. That is not a way to run a business. The...more
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