Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Clinical Dermatology
... To learn more about our practice's most commonly treated skin conditions, visit the following pages: Acne Pre-Cancers (Actinic Keratosis) Skin Cancer/Mohs Surgery Hair Loss Nail Disease Other skin conditions that we specialize in treating include contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, skin allergies, warts, moles, skin tags, scabies, impetigo, melasma, fungal infections, rashes, seborrhea, vitiligo, itching, hives, and cysts...

Clinical Trials
The Doctors at DSI are actively involved in clinical drug trials in many areas of dermatology, including: Acne Psoriasis Rosacea Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma Actinic Keratosis Toe Nail Fungus Many others - see what we are currently enrolling for in the lists below All study visits, evaluations, and medications are provided at no cost to patient CURRENTLY ENROLLING FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICAL TRIALS                                         (updated April 2017) OUR OCEANSIDE LOCATION IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR: Enrolling studies: ORAL FOR ITCH IN ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS W/HX OF ECZEMA  ORAL FOR MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS TOPICAL FOR MILD TO MODERATE ATOPIC DERMATITIS (ECZEMA) BIOLOGIC FOR MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS  Upcoming: AD TOPICAL (Moderate to Severe) ALOPECIA   DEVICE STUDY FOR PTS WITH AD ONYCHOMYCOSIS  PSORIASIS MODERATE TO SEVERE Qualified participants will be compensated for time and travel following the studies...

Current Studies March 2015
CURRENTLY ENROLLING FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICAL TRIALS (updated March 2015) MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS MODERATE TO SEVERE ATOPIC DERMATITIS MODERATE TO SEVERE ACNE VULGARIS ONYCHOMYCOSIS PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM ABDOMINAL ADIPOSE (ABDOMINAL FAT) AK's FULL FACE, BALDING SCALP OR CHEST   Please call 760-757-7546  extension 2601 or 2602...

What is a Dermatologist?
...They treat everything from minor skin rashes, like hives, to chronic skin diseases, such as eczema or psoriasis...