Carol Cheng, MD
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Carol Cheng, MD

  • Pediatric Dermatology|
  • Dermatology
Santa Monica Dermatology | 2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 1070, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Carol Cheng is a dermatologist who practices in Santa Monica. She is board certified in dermatology and fellowship-trained in pediatric dermatology. She also directs the acne/rosacea clinic.

Dr. Cheng's clinical interests include all aspects of pediatric dermatology, acne, infantile hemangiomas, atopic dermatitis, and pediatric laser treatments and surgery.

Dr. Cheng grew up in Vancouver, Canada and received both her medical degree and undergraduate degree from Boston University. She completed an internal medicine internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, before moving back to Boston to complete her dermatology residency at the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program, where she served as chief resident. Following her residency, Dr. Cheng received additional subspecialty training in pediatric dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.




Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, 2016
Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, 2015


Pediatric Dermatology, Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, 2016


Dermatology, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, 2015


Internal Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 2012


MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 2011


Hospital Affiliations


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2021, 2023, 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021