Dr. Susan Goodlerner, MD

Dr. Susan Goodlerner, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Susan Goodlerner, MD is a dermatologist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. She graduated from Emory University in 1978 and specializes in dermatology.

23451 Madison St Ste 330

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
more than 87% of peers
Skin Infections
more than 85% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goodlerner "Dr. Goodlerner is fitness advocate and encourages patients to protect their overall health. She is a member of a master s swimming program, and an avid tennis player. She frequently volunteers her time to local cancer screenings. Dr. Goodlerner is also fluent in Spanish."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

36  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Laser Surgery

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Mich
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Mich
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goodlerner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goodlerner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goodlerner to family and friends
48 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

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Dr. Goodlerner'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 (11)

Very professional and detailed. Very pleased with all procedures performed. Office staff are great.
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I went to dr. goodlerner with mark on my head told it was something that happens when you get older. insurance will not cover it as it is cosmetic.went back as 6 months later told same thing. . do not need a biopsy. Is not cancer.......guess what is cancer and very very aggressive. Have had...more
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Dr. Goodlerner is a knowledgeable doctor and I would recommend her to anyone. She is very patient, understanding and kind. I totally trust her judgment in regards to my skin issues.
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I went to see her for thinning hair/ bald areas on my scalp. She didn't recommend any treatments, including treatments I questioned her about like hair transplants, RPR, etc. Her solution was to shave my head and stop wearing wigs I also went for dermatitis of the eyelids. She had no...more
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The Staff is very helpful,friendly.Dr Goodlerner is very friendly,informative
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