Del Mar Dermatologic Surgeon
12865 Pointe Del Mar Way, Ste 160
Del Mar, California 92014 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Atkin has hospital affiliations at Scripps Memorial La Jolla.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, California State University

    Medical: MD, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    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

Treatments offered at Dermatology & Laser of Del Mar

Blog Posts and Articles

When to See a Dermatologist: By Deborah Atkin, MD

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...

Laser Hair Removal-It’s Almost Time To Pull Out The Beachwear! Are You Ready?

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...

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