Dermatology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes. A dermatologist is the doctor who has been trained to identify and treat these conditions. Generally, when we think of dermatologists, the first things we think about are the acne skin problems many young people suffer from. While dermatologists work with many teens to resolve this problem, they perform many other kinds of diagnoses and treatments, as well.
The skin is the largest origin body and as such a wide range of conditions can involve the health of the skin; people who study dermatology are actually widely trained in a number of medical fields. A dermatologist can examine problem areas of skin to determine what is causing the problem, and recommend an appropriate course of action.
Our Dermatologists are as follows:
There may be occasional variation to cover for staff on vacation. Please call the Student Health Receptionist (323-442-5631), for information in planning your visit to Student Health Center.