Dr. Susan Cox, MD

Dr. Susan Cox, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Susan Cox, MD is a dermatologist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. She specializes in dermatology.Read her story

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20162 SW Birch St Ste 250

Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Learn about Dr. Cox

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Top Care Areas

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

Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Cox'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.

Dr. Cox's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "Dr. Susan Cox has been practicing in Newport Beach for more than 25 years. She enjoys all aspects of her field including medical, surgical, pediatric and cosmetic cases. She is one of the few dermatologists in the area who has also completed a residency in Pediatrics as well as one in Dermatology. Dr. Cox grew up in Reno, Nevada and graduated from University of Nevada medical school before doing an internship and residency at Oakland Children's Hospital one of the largest and most prestigious Children's hospitals in the United States. While in pediatrics, she became interested in the field of dermatology and proceeded to do her Dermatology residency at Stanford University. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Cox and her husband, Dr. Craig Cox, then moved to Newport Beach. They have three children who have all attended local schools. Dr. Cox fully integrated into the community becoming involved in charitable organizations, her community association, local youth sports and multiple board positions in her children's schools. Balance in life is important to Dr. Cox and she enjoys time spent with her family, outdoor sports such as hiking, skiing and snow boarding in the Sierras as well as reading, playing the piano and gourmet cooking."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "Dr. Susan Cox is a board-certified  dermatologist in Newport Beach, California and has been practicing for 35 years. "

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

17  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

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 Nevada At Reno
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Oakland Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Children's Medical Center Of Northern California (Aka Oakland Children's Hospital)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cox'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 (4)

She listens, is caring and efficient.
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Dr. Cox is the first dermatologist I feel comfortable with. She listens to my concerns and the treats me in the appropriate manner. She is very gentle. Most importantly she listens.
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Had skin checked. Very good
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Dr. Cox is amazing! I love doing my fillers and botox with her. Cannot imagine going anywhere else for these services. She makes me feel so beautiful.
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