Palm Springs Dermatologic Surgeon
42-600 Mirage Road
Rancho Mirage, California 92270 US
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5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

56 Year Old Male and READY! - Rancho Mirage, CA

I just had my CoolSculpting complete and I am day 2. I had 4 areas done on my lower abdomen at one sitting. Yes, that was over 4 hrs in the chair. #1 was an eye opening. I have a high pain tolerance and the first one was not "painful" don't let them lie, it still is uncomfortable. I thought the most painful part was the post treatment massage. #2 was not bad. #3 I was getting over it and...

5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

Great Experience...Staff Very Professional - Rancho Mirage, CA

I expected to look better but the results were beyond what I expected. I would do it over again with no hesitation...although an anesthesia would have been nice ;-). All kidding aside, Dr. did talk to me throughout the procedure and I felt no pain. He has done a number of follow up visits with me as part of the cost and a nurse was included in the cost for the first night back home. She...

5 out of 5 stars Tumescent Liposuction

Liposuction - Palm Springs, CA

Hi, I am a 50 year old in the Palm Springs area. I had my upper and lower abs and my flanks and outer thighs done. I had one area of concern around a my gallbladder scar and he did a follow-up touch up today. It did really concern me since I have a very well shaped stomach and that little bulge in the apper ab area seemed to not be going down. I am 6 weeks post op. I will post pics soon.

5 out of 5 stars Liposculpture

Excellent Cosmetic Surgeon- Rancho Mirage, CA

It got rid of all bulging areas.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


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

Consultation Fee

$75 refundable deposit

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Jochen has hospital affiliations at Eisenhower Medical Center, Desert Regional Medical Center, USC-Los Angeles County Medical Center .


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, State University of New York, Brooklyn
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Loma Linda University
    Residency: Dermatology and Derm Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center

Treatments offered at Contour Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Center

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LED Light Therapy in Conjunction with Facial Fillers?

LED therapy can be done in office or over the counter. The OTC devices make claims that they improve skin tone and texture. They have the ability to... READ MORE

How much does it cost for Bleaching Skin?

In my opinion, every skin color is beautiful. The most important factor is having even skin tone and texture. To achieve these results I recommend... READ MORE

When Can Normal Exercise Resume After Sclerotherapy?

I use Sclerotherapy for spider veins and reticular veins. Spider veins are the small reddish or purplish veins and the reticular veins are the bluish... READ MORE

What's the Best Treatment for Atrophic Scars?

The best treatment for atrophic scars is subcision, fillers (hyaluronic acid like Restylane, Perlane and Juvéderm) used in conjunction with a... READ MORE

How Long Will a Silikon 1000 Injection Under the Eyes Last?

Silikon 1000 is a permanent filler, so once it’s been injected it can only be surgically removed. However, as we do continue to age, you may... READ MORE

Why Has Some of my Fat Transfer Gone Hard Almost 1 Year Later

The first thing I’d want to know is are you sure it was fat that was placed in your skin? It’s unusual for fat to turn into hard scars or... READ MORE

Can I Use Retin-A Every Night?

Absolutely!! Retin A is the best skin product on the market! Not only does it improve the overall appearance of the skin by increasing skin cell turn... READ MORE

When Stopping the Use of Botox, Do Wrinkles Become Worse Than Before Treatment?

About three or four months after you’ve had an injection with Botox, your muscles will slowly start functioning again and once the Botox has... READ MORE

Is Propecia Truly Proven to Be Safe for the Long Term?

While much of this data is true, it is all relative data. The possibility of men having breast cancer is so small that even a 200-fold increase would... READ MORE

Extreme Facial Swelling Following 1st Treatment, Should I Continue With Sessions?

It is very unlikely that your reaction was related to the IPL treatment itself. Most of the time patients discover they are allergic to the numbing... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Jochen

Timothy Jochen, MD has shared 30 before and after pictures with 1 helpful vote from the RealSelf community.

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