Deborah Atkin, MD
About Deborah Atkin, MD
Deborah Atkin, MD practices in Del Mar at Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar as a Dermatologic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Atkin began participating on RealSelf in 2011, and has achieved "Participating Member" status. The doctor has 20 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). Dr. Atkin has hospital affiliations at Scripps Memorial La Jolla.
Treatments offered at Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar
Blog Posts and Articles
Most people know they should consult with a dermatologist when they notice a suspicious lump or spot on their skin – for example, a firm red lump, a new growth, or a mole that is asymmetrical or has uneven borders. However, the field of dermatology is not strictly for identifying and treating skin cancer. Every dermatologist is a Medical Doctor who has extensive training in the diagnoses and treatment of skin conditions. Often times, people may have irritating or debilitating skin...
Almost everyone has unwanted hair somewhere on his or her body. Unfortunately, traditional hair removal routines can be tedious, painful and expensive over time. Shaving may last a day, waxing a couple of weeks and electrolysis is especially painful and can take forever! Therein lies the true beauty of laser hair removal. Laser hair removal can remove unwanted hair faster and more effectively than traditional methods. It is also THE MOST safe and effective method for treating large areas...
Education / Training
Medical: MD, UCLA School of Medicine
Dietetics, Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Diego
Internal Medicine, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
Residency: Dermatology, University of Arizona – Dept. Internal Medicine/Dermatology