Carolyn Goh, MD
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Carolyn Goh, MD

  • Dermatology
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Encino Specialty Care | 15503 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 240, Encino, CA 91436


Dr. Goh practices general medical dermatology with a specialty in hair loss and scalp disorders. She did undergraduate studies at Stanford University with a major in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity with a minor in Human Biology. She completed medical school at Weill Medical College of Cornell University with honors in both research and community service. She did an internship in internal medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and completed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell in New York City.

Her research and clinical interests are in all types of hair loss including alopecia areata and scarring alopecia. She has been active with patient advocacy groups and local support groups for patients with hair loss.

Additionally, she sees children and adults for all skin disorders including eczema, psoriasis, acne, and skin cancer.




Medical Board Certification

Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, 2010


Dermatology, New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical Ctr, 2010


Internal Medicine, Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, 2007


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2006


San Fernando Valley

Encino Specialty Care

Cardiology| Cardiac Imaging| Allergy and Immunology +10 more specialties

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services


Hair Loss: Myths and Realities
Working with alopecia patients’ insurers when using novel therapies



Hair loss disorders including alopecia areata, androgenetic alopecia, and scarring alopecias.


  1. Goh C, Biswas A, Goldberg LJ. Alopecia with perineural lymphocytes: a clue to linear scleroderma en coup de sabre. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 May;39(5):518-20.
  2. Goh C, Zippin JH. Androgenetic alopecia: diagnosis and treatment with a focus on recent genetic implications. J Drugs Dermatol. 2009 Feb;8(2):185-92.
  3. Goh C, Lane AT, Bruckner AL. Support groups for children and their families in pediatric dermatology. Pediatr Dermatol. 2007 May-Jun;24(3):302-5.
  4. Goh C, Finkel M, Christos PJ, Sinha AA. Profile of 513 patients with alopecia areata: associations of disease subtypes with atopy, autoimmune disease and positive family history. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2006 Oct;20(9):1055-60.

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