Dr. Melanie Palm, Best Cosmetic & Medical Dermatologist in San Diego Area.

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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Reviews

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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Blog

Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer in Winter and Spring

A new study has showed that skin cancer is on the rise in the U.S., especially during the winter and spring. Recently I appeared on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego to discuss moles, melanoma and early detection and how we can protect our skin and reduce the risks of skin cancer Click to more about […]

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Ultherapy: Noninvasive Skin Tightening, Loved by Christie Brinkley & Dr. Palm

This month, I was happy to help  Vanity Fair breakdown Ultherapy®, the only FDA-cleared, non-invasive procedure that uses microfocused ultrasound to stimulate the production of new collagen that lifts and tightens skin over time.   Christie Brinkley is the official ambassador to Ultherapy, and she uses it as part of her beauty routine to look flawless as […]

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Nature’s Retinol: What Bakuchiol Does for Your Skin

This month, Dr. Palm is featured in InStyle discussing Bakuchiol, an ingredient that might be a natural alternative to Retinol. Bakuchiol is phenolic derivative found in high concentration from the seeds and leaves of a flowering Asian plant, namely the species Psoralea corylifolia. It has been used for some time in Asian and Indian culture […]

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Press

Good Morning America
This $7 Head & Shoulders shampoo gave new life to my desert-dry scalp

Good Morning America, March 2019

San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm  discussed the most effective shampoo agents for treating dry scalp and dandruff.

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MSN skin care
According to a Dermatologist, This is Exactly How to Treat Dark Spots

MSN, March 2019

San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm shares with MSN skin hyperpigmentation and brown spots in darker skin tones and the most effective treatments.

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marie claire magazine
11 Dark Spot Treatment Options That Really Work

Marie Claire, March 2019

Marie Claire magazine asks San Diego dermatologist about hyperpigmentation and brown spot treatment including topical therapy, skin brighteners, sunscreen, chemical peels, and laser treatments.

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