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Dr. Melanie Palm

Melanie D. Palm, MD, MBA is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained dermatologic cosmetic surgeon. Her dedication to education is a testament to her passion for healthy skin and happy patients. Dr. Palm has authored over 25 published medical articles and four book chapters on varying subjects within the dermatology and cosmetic surgery literature.
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Before & After

  • Cellfina

    Treatment to dimples on thighs

  • Accusculpt

    Laser fat removal to arms in female

  • Liposculpture

    Applied to Thighs

  • Liposculpture

    Applied to Chest

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  • Overall I am extremely impressed with my first visit. Dr. Palm and the staff were incredibly welcoming. It’s by far the best medical practice I have ever experienced.Thank you!

    — Kristen Sullivan

  • The staff was very knowledgeable and Dr. Palm is fabulous! She made me comfortable and hopeful that we could improve my skin.

    — Jessica M.

  • Dr. Palm is AWESOME! And her staff is super helpful and friendly too. Love this office and recommend them to everyone I know! 
Great doctor, great staff & great office!

    — Kenny Eliason

  • I thank Dr Palm and staff for their highest form of integrity, knowledge and professionalism. I have had melanoma twice and trust Dr. Palm to take care of me should it happen again. I sincerely recommend her and her staff as “top of the line.” in their field.

    — Eileen

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  • Rough Bumpy Skin (aka Keratosis Pilaris) Giving You Irritation?

    As a regular dermatology expert contributor to Instyle Magazine and Instyle.com, along with many other national publications, Dr. Palm shares her knowledge on issues that are both common and uncommon. Oftentimes, common issues may not have well-known names, but most people are familiar with the symptoms. This is usually the case with Keratosis Pilaris, also referred to […]

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  • Instalift Offers In-Office Results

    There are many non-surgical options to restore fullness and correct skin laxity that happens in the face as we age. From hyaluronic acid fillers to laser treatments, there’s a procedure for everyone and the newest addition to these options now offers a way to instantly lift sagging facial skin. Silhouette Instalift is an absorbable suture […]

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  • Sun Protection & Sun Damage Correction – Expert Tips

    Living in Southern California, we all tend to spend our fair share of time outdoors – our team at Art of Skin MD included. Hiking, biking, swimming, beach time – it’s part of why we live in such a beautiful place that feels like summer most of the year! With that in mind, it is […]

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  • The Best Skincare Products for Eczema-Prone Skin, According to Dermatologists


    InStyle contributor & dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm shares her favorite over the counter products for dry skin and eczema.

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  • The Best Skincare Products for Eczema-Prone Skin


    Essence asks San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm her skin care advice for eczema treatment.

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  • Burn Notice: Sunburn Prevention and Treatment


    Dr. Melanie Palm offers her advice for sunburn prevention and treatment to WebMD magazine including sunscreens and soothing topical skin care.

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Dr. Melanie Palm, Art of Skin, MD and her friendly staff are available to discuss your skin's needs. We offer a variety of cosmetic procedures, from body contouring to injectables. For your convenience, you may submit the request appointment form, and a member of our diligent staff will reply shortly to schedule your consultation.

If you’re experiencing an emergency, do not contact us through our website. Call our office directly at 858.792.SKIN (7546).

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