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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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  • Achieve Your Best Body with Our Non-Invasive Body Contouring

    A healthy lifestyle, exercise and good dietary choices are staples that we all know can help our bodies achieve and maintain close to the silhouette we desire. Sometimes, there are stubborn areas or things about our bodies that, when shaped by the hands of an expert, can compliment all the hard work we have done. […]

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  • Get Beach Body Ready with AOSMD

    This is the first of a two-part series all about body contouring, broken down into minimally-invasive and non-invasive treatment options. This piece focuses solely on minimally-invasive body contouring options at Art of Skin MD. A healthy lifestyle, exercise and good dietary choices are staples that we all know can help our bodies achieve and maintain […]

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  • Art of Skin MD – Not Just Our Name, It’s Who We Are

    When naming a business, much thought goes into what the owner wants to convey and how they want the world to receive them. This fact was not lost on Dr. Melanie Palm when she opened Art of Skin MD. A true lover of art, she minored in art history during her undergraduate program and 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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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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