Dr. Michael Messina, MD

Dr. Michael Messina, MD

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Dr. Michael Messina, MD is a dermatologist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med in 2007 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read his story

44311 Monterey Ave

Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Messina's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Skin Infections
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Skin Infections more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Actinic Keratosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Actinic Keratosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Skin Discoloration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Messina treats Skin Discoloration more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Messina's conditions and procedures:

Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Allergic Reaction
Allergies
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bedsores
Benign Tumor
Birthmark
Cancer
Canker Sore
Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
Cellulitis
Chemical Peel
Chemical Sensitivity
Cold Sore
Cosmetic Botox® Injection
Cryosurgery
Dermabrasion
Dermal Filler
Dermatitis
Dermatology Procedure
Dermatomyositis
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
Dry Skin
Earlobe Repair
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excisional Biopsy
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Granuloma of Skin
Hair Loss
Headache
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Juvéderm® Injection
Keloid Scar
Laser Hair Removal
Lichen Planus
Lipomas
Melanoma
Mohs Surgery
Mole
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Pemphigoid
Pemphigus
Photorejuvenation
Plantar Wart
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Psoriasis
Restylane® Injections
Ringworm
Rosacea
Scabies
Scars
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic Keratosis
Shingles
Skin Cancer
Skin Discoloration
Skin Infections
Skin Tag Removal
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Sun-Damaged Skin
Ulcer
Varicose Veins
Warts

About Me

Biography

"I have been taking care of patients in the Coachella valley for many years now and the importance of understanding what a patient desires in a dermatologist is paramount. I offer the complete body exam, not just a spot here or an area there. I tak...

Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2008
    UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    University Of Maryland
    Undergraduate School
    2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Messina's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Messina

4.7

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
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1 Star
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I can't thank Dr. Messina and staff enough today. I feel like I am going to get better and might be on the road to recovery. The office was very organized and Dr. Messina, spent time and explained really what was going on with my skin and the reasons why I can hardly walk. He explained why my...Read More
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Dr. Messina is the best dermatologist my wife and I have ever gone to. He has a great personality which matches his superb skill level. We highly recommend him!
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Dr. Messina is 5 stars in my book. I'm glad he is no longer at West Dermatology. The lower grades are for the staff at West Dermatology. The receptionists/schedulers are disengaged and need to be trained in customer service. Wait times are always long. On my last visit, I checked in and saw the...Read More
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We have known Dr. Messina for several years now and every single visit, have we been thoroughly satisfied with his expertise in what route we need to take in every single instance. We highly recommend him to all of our family, friends and anyone looking for someone with highest integrity and...Read More
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Locations

Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Specialists

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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