On behalf of UCLA's Division of Dermatology, I am pleased to welcome you to our website-home to nationally recognized doctors and researchers, as well as the future's brightest and highly trained leaders in dermatology.
We strive for excellence in all three areas of expertise: clinical, research, and education programs.
Our clinical program serves to treat a wide range of patients' needs, from medical conditions to dermatological surgery to cosmetic care. Our clinician educators are recognized as Top Doctors in US News and World Report. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care to people affected by skin disorders using the latest advancements in diagnosis, treatment and research. We also offer the latest in cosmetic dermatology services in our state-of-the-art facilities. We currently have offices located in Westwood, Santa Monica, Thousand Oaks and Westlake with more locations to come including Redondo Beach, Porter Ranch and Calabasas.
Our research program continuously aims to make advances in the diagnoses and treatment of skin diseases. Our physician scientists and research team have made bold and innovative leaps in their works within our program, with NIH funding totaling over 4 million dollars. Our research areas include melanoma, skin immunity and defense mechanisms, molecular, genetic, vitamin D and bioinformatics on skin diseases, potential vaccination strategies, and other innovative research that will result in translation of bench to bedside in skin disease treatments.
Our educational curriculum places great emphasis on molding our students into becoming exceptional physicians and scientists who hold the skills to lead the next generation into the future of dermatological innovation.
All of these aspects of our dermatology division come together in order to provide the highest level of expertise and unparalleled care and compassion for our patients; this is above all, our number one priority
We are proud to be part of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, which consistently ranks as one of the best hospitals in the nation.
We are proud of the innovation and progress in our division. To learn more about the programs and services we have to offer, as well as the research and educational initiatives that we proudly support please explore our website.
Robert L. Modlin, M.D.
Chief, Division of Dermatology