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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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  • Summer Skin Rescue Means Great Savings, Food & Gifts

    Every September, Art of Skin MD hosts our Annual Summer Skin Rescue open house event – and this year, the party promises to be better than ever! Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Dr. Melanie Palm and the entire team will open our doors here at the clinic to share the latest […]

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  • Eczema – Understanding “The Itch That Rashes”

    Anyone who has suffered from eczema knows the feeling of burning or itching that precedes the redness and irritation to come. This usually shows up on the neck, inside of the elbows, back of the knees, lower legs and hands – and can be problematic to everyday life when not evaluated and treated by a board-certified dermatologist. […]

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  • Art of Skin Staff, Dr. Melanie Palm, San Diego, CA

    Behind The Scenes At Art Of Skin MD

    The inner workings of an efficient medical clinic can easily be compared to that of a finely-tuned machine – with each moving piece an integral part of the whole, creating a full circle that runs as smoothly as possible. With this in mind, Dr. Palm has been very selective in who she has asked to […]

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  • Skin Cancer Awareness: Take This Test!

    Glamour Magazine

    Glamour magazine’s annual skin cancer awareness feature utilizes skin cancer expert and San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm to discuss changing moles and signs of skin cancer.

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  • InStyle Best Beauty Buys


    InStyle magazine offers its Spring Best Beauty buys from the skin experts including contributor and San Diego dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm.

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  • 8 Derm-Approved, Makeup Artist-Tested Mineral Foundations to Try This Spring


    Elle.com asked expert dermatologist Dr. Melanie Palm her picks for facial foundations that pack SPF and a beautiful result.

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Request Appointment

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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