Dr. Melanie Palm, MD

Dr. Melanie Palm, MD

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Dr. Melanie Palm, MD is a dermatologist in Solana Beach, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.

437 S Highway 101 Ste 217

Solana Beach, CA 92075

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Palm's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dermatitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm treats Dermatitis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Palm treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 94% of her peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Palm's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Acne Surgery
Actinic Keratosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Chickenpox
Cold Sore
Dermatitis
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
Lipomas
Melanoma
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Plantar Wart
Psoriasis
Rash
Ringworm
Seborrheic Keratosis
Shingles
Skin Cancer
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Sunburn
Tinea Versicolor
Warts

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melanie Palm, MD is a dermatologist in Solana Beach, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2009
    American Academy Of Cosmetic Surgery, Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Rush University Medical Center, Dept. Of Dermatology
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2008
    University Of Chicago, Booth Graduate School Of Business, Mba Degree
    2008
  • 2005
    Macneal Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2004

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chicago Dermatologic Society Research Grant Recipient, 2007
  • Intern of the Year, MacNeal Hospital, 2004-2005
  • Howard Hughes Research Grant Recipient, 1997
  • Resident Ambassador, Annual Skin Research Day, 2006,2007
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
  • Chief Resident, Rush University Medical Center, Dept. of Dermatology, 2007-2008
  • Mortar Board, President at University of Missouri, 1998-1999
  • Women's Dermatologic Society Mentorship Grant Recipient, 2007
  • American Academy of Dermatology, Leadership Forum recipient, 2011
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Review Article Incentive Program Award Winner, 2007
  • Young Investigator's Award, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 2009
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Future Leaders Network, 2010-2011

Media & Publications

  • Palm MD Goldman MP. Aminolevulinic acid in the use of actinic keratoses and photorejuvenation. In Gold MH Photodynamic Therapy Global Perspectives, 2011
  • Palm MD, Woodhall KE, Butterwick KJ, Goldman MP. Cosmetic use of poly L lactic acid retrospective study in 130 patients. Dermatol Surg 2010;36:161-170.,
  • Palm MD. Commentary: Choosing the appropriate sclerosing concentration for vessel diameter. Dermatol Surg 2010;36 Suppl 2:982.,
  • Palm MD, Goldman MP. Patient satisfaction and duration of effect with PLLA: A review of the literature. J Drugs Deramtol 2009 Suppl 10:15-20.,
  • Palm MD, ODonoghue MN. Update on photoprotection. Dermatologic Therapy 2007;20(5):360-376.,
  • Palm M, Toombs EL. Hydroquinone and the FD The Debate? Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2007;6(2):122.,
  • Fabi SG, Palm MD, Goldman MP. Chemical depressor myectomy with botulinum toxin type A for the treatment of transient paralysis of the marginal mandibular branch of the facial nerve following laser-assisted liposuction of the neck. Cosm Dermatol 2010;23:162-164.,
  • Palm MD, Guiha IC, Goldman MP. Foam sclerotherapy for reticular veins and nontruncal varicose veins of the legs: A retrospective review of outcomes and adverse effects. Dermatol Surg 2010;36 Suppl 2:1026-1033.,
  • Peterson JD, Palm MD, Kiripolsky M, Goldman MP. Evaluation of the Impact of Fractional Laser with Radiofrequency and a Fractionated Radiofrequency on the Improvement of Acne Scars. Dermatol Surg 2011 [in press],
  • Palm MD, Trizna Z, Goldman MP.Thrombophlebitis. Emedicine [serial online]. Jan 2009,

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I just saw Dr.Palm for an annual skin check. She was compassionate, thorough, and knowledgeable. She is an excellent dermatologist. Her staff was wonderful, too. I highly recommend her.
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