Dr. Melanie Palm, MD

Dermatology •  Female
  
Dr. Palm
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Art of Skin MD

437 S Highway 101 Ste 217 Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Dr. Melanie Palm, MD is a Dermatologist in Solana Beach, CA and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Palm has more experience with Dermatologic Care, Dermatologic Oncology, and Cosmetic Dermatology than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine medical school in 2004. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Palm to book an appointment.


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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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Biography

Dr. Melanie Palm, MD is a Dermatologist in Solana Beach, CA and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Palm has more experience with Dermatologic Care, Dermatologic Oncology, and Cosmetic Dermatology than other specialists in her ...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Education

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

Awards

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

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Media & Publications

  • Palm MD Goldman MP. Aminolevulinic acid in the use of actinic keratoses and photorejuvenation. In Gold MH Photodynamic Therapy Global Perspectives, 2011
  • Mann MW, Palm MD, Sengelmann RD. New Advances in liposuction technology. Semin Cutan Med Surg 2008; 27(1):72-82.,
  • Palm M, Toombs EL. Hydroquinone and the FD The Debate? Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2007;6(2):122.,
  • Palm MD, Butterwick KJ, Goldman MP. Mycobacterium chelonae infection after fractionated carbon dioxide facial resurfacing (presenting as an atypical acneiform eruption): Case report and literature review. Dermatol Surg 2010; 36:1-9.,
  • Goldman MP, Gold MH, Palm MD. Sequential treatment of moderate to severe melasma with TC cream and IPL is more efficacious than TC cream alone. Dermatol Surg 2011 [in press].,
  • Palm MD, ODonoghue MN. Update on photoprotection. Dermatologic Therapy 2007;20(5):360-376.,
  • Woodhall KE, Nootheti PK, Palm MD, Goldman MP. Long term follow up study of intravascular 1320 nm laser closure of the great saphenous vein: 64 patients with more than 1 year follow up. Amer J Cosmetic Surg 2009,
  • 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, 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.,
  • 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, Trizna Z, Goldman MP.Thrombophlebitis. Emedicine [serial online]. Jan 2009,
  • Palm MD, Altman JF. Topical hemostatic agents. Dermatologic Surgery 2008; 34:431-445.,
  • Reider B, Arcand MA, Diehl LH, Mroczek K, Abulencia A, Stroud CC, Palm M. Gilbertson J. Staszak P. Proprioception of the knee before and after anterior crutiate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy 2003;19:2-12.,
  • Palm MD Goldman MP. Safety and efficacy of a novel ribose crosslinked collagen dermal filler with 0.3 percent lidocaine. Dermatol Surg 2011 [in press],
  • Sunde RA, Thompson BM, Palm MD, Weiss SL, Thompson KM. Selenium regulation of selenium dependent glutathione peroxidase in animals and transfected CHO cells. Biomed Environ Sci 1997;10:346-355.,
  • 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, Tyring SK, Rady PL, Tharp MD. Human papillomavirus typing of verrucae in a patient with WHIM syndrome. Arch Dermatol 2010 [in press].,
  • 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.,
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(858) 792-7546

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Practice Areas

Dermatologic Care

Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dermatitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Palm treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm treats Actinic Keratosis more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Palm treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Dermatologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.

Typically treats 47% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm treats Actinic Keratosis more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Palm treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Excision of Skin Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Excision of Skin Cancer more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 55% of their peers

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Excision of Skin Lesion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Skin Discoloration
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm treats Skin Discoloration more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Palm treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palm performs Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Palm performs this procedure more than 61% of their peers

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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

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Art of Skin MD

Art of Skin MD437 S Highway 101 Ste 217 Solana Beach, CA 92075
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