Dermatology Institute & Skin Care Center

Dermatology Institute & Skin Care Center and Clinical Science Institute is a comprehensive medical, clinical research, cosmetic, laser, and surgical dermatology practice in Santa Monica, California and the Los Angeles metropolitan area under the direction of board certified dermatologist, Paul Yamauchi, M.D., Ph.D. Together with Christine Kim, M.D., who is a board-certified dermatologist, our center provides the highest quality skin treatment services using the most advanced and up to date techniques, cutting edge medications to treat various skin disorders, and state-of-the-art technology. At our facility, the patient always comes first and treatment of the highest caliber is provided for each and every patient.

Dermatology Institute and Skin Care Center is a referral center from other dermatologists and physicians to handle the most complicated skin diseases.  One of our areas of expertise is treating patients with psoriasis.  Dr. Yamauchi is a national and international expert on the treatment of psoriasis and is dedicated to treating people with moderate to severe psoriasis.  Dermatology Institute & Skin Care Center is proud to be a “Center of Excellence” in treating psoriasis.

Dr. Yamauchi is the medical director of Clinical Science Institute which conducts numerous clinical trials in dermatology. He is a nationally recognized clinical researcher and serves as the lead principal investigator in these studies so that our patients can benefit from the latest cutting advances in medicine.

Dr. Kim and Dr. Yamauchi offer a wide array of cosmetic dermatology services including several types of fillers and fat transfer, botulinum toxin injections, non-invasive fat removal, sclerotherapy for leg veins, chemical peels, and multiple types of laser procedures for rejuvenation.  We understand that people undergoing these kinds of procedures for the first time are naturally apprehensive and our staff provides warm and compassionate care to make your treatment fulfilling and comfortable as possible.


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