Newport Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
1100 Quail Street, Suite 102
Newport Beach, California 92660 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Memberships

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Rotunda has hospital affiliations at Hoag Presbyterian.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Cornell University
    Medical: MD, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: St. Vincent’s Hospital
    Residency: Dermatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
    Fellowship: Mohs Micrographic Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery, Bennett Surgery Center

Treatments offered at Adam M. Rotunda, MD

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What is the best procedure for me for optimum result? Lower cheek/jawline area? (Photo)

Thanks for your question! There's a saying, 'If you only use a hammer everything will look like a nail.'  I think the amount of fat you have pictured ... READ MORE

Kybella recovery time?

Swelling after Kybella is the most predictable downtime event; if you are pre-medicated with topical or local injected anesthetic or ice, you may not... READ MORE

Kybella, There is lots of fluid under my chin. What is happening? (photos)

Hi there - your reaction is not only normal, it's expected - in fact your body is repairing itself and removing the fat.  The fluid reaction and ... READ MORE

Why can't Kybella be used wider out on the neck? Why can it only be used right under the chin?

Thank you for your message. While it appears a little rigid to use a grid and keep the injections in a confined space, there are some pretty... READ MORE

46 years old and I am looking into a treatment for a double chin and jowls. Does Kybella work? Or Lipo or neck lift? (photo)

Hi there - thank you so much for your question! Yes Kybella works, and it works very well. The satisfaction rates after treatment are very very high... READ MORE

I have had fab results from 2nd Kybella treatment. Need to have Kybella a week early to travel out of the country for 3 months.

Thank you for your question! So glad you are receiving the outcome that you've expected with Kybella. While the answer will ultimately be up to the... READ MORE

Can Kybella be used in the lower ankle area, more around the foot? (Photo)

Off label use of pharmaceutical drug is the use of a drug in an unapproved age group, dose, or route of administration.  Kybella is approved for the ... READ MORE

How many Kybella treatments are needed for my chin?

I agree with the others, and wish to add that like most aesthetic treatments, Kybella is tailored to you! In person examination of your neck by an... READ MORE

Kybella didn't work. What other options do I have for a chin with little fat but weird slope/ no definition? (Photo)

At first blush, I think you are an ideal patient for some Kybella - you have a relatively little amount of fat, and your skin appears tight. I agree... READ MORE

Should swelling on round 2 be worse and firm?

According to data generated by the Kythera, the original developers of Kybella, most side effects (tenderness, swelling, redness, etc) of the... READ MORE

Videos by Adam M. Rotunda, MD

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Removing Skin Cancer: An Introduction to Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery is the 'gold standard' of skin cancer treatment on the head and neck area, and for aggressive, challenging cancers elsewhere on the body. Dr. Adam M. Rotunda explains. WATCH VIDEO

Kybella: Innovation in Submental Fat Reduction

Kybella, an innovation co-invented by Dr. Adam M. Rotunda and his mentor Dr. Michael Koldney, is the first minimally invasive treatment for fat. Learn more about it here. WATCH VIDEO

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