Dermatology

Your Health. Your Hospital

Dermatology is a specialty of medicine that concerns the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. Medical experts specializing in this medical branch are known as dermatologists and diagnose and treat both cosmetic and health conditions of the skin, hair and nail. At Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, we work with some of the most renowned dermatologists in the country, who will go to great lengths to restore your health or your appearance by using state-of-the-art treatment approaches.

Special Treatment for Each Type of Skin

When it comes to diagnosing and treating skin conditions, the most important step is identifying your skin type.

This will help the dermatologist make the best decision with regard to the treatment approach they will employ.

Our highly trained dermatologists will always make sure you receive the most effective treatment you need for your skin condition following a thorough evaluation of your skin type.

The dermatologists we work with are all board-certified and well-trained, which will ensure proper healthcare and treatment for your skin condition.

Some of the most common skin conditions our dermatologists have to diagnose and treat on a daily basis are:

Feel Good in Your Own Skin Again

Our certified dermatologists will restore the radiant appearance of your skin with the aid of advanced medical technology.

Driven by the wish to offer the best possible treatments available, our skilled dermatologists make use of state-of-the-art technology that allows them to restore a healthier, youthful look of the skin of the patients.

Medicine nowadays focuses increasingly on minimally invasive procedures and dermatology is no exception.

Since each skin type and complexion poses specific challenges, dermatologists start their work with a thorough evaluation and carry on by designing a treatment plan that responds to the specific needs of the patient.

Our Dermatologists Use the Most Effective Diagnostic Tools

The diagnostic tools that are used at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital to identify and treat skin, hair, and nail conditions include:

  • allergy testing
  • bacterial or fungal cultures
  • biopsy
  • cutaneous cytology
  • diascopy
  • DTM fungal cultures
  • lesion selection
  • otic swab
  • patch testing
  • PCR assays
  • serology
  • skin scrape
  • trichogram
  • Wood’s lamp exam
  • immunostaining techniques