Los Angeles is the second most populated city in the United States and the most populated city in California. It is home to almost 4 million people of diverse background, with 28% white, 48% Hispanic, 10% black and 11% Asian. Los Angeles County has a population of almost 18 million people. Despite the number of people, there are only less than 50 dermatologists in Los Angeles. According to survey studies, there are only 3 dermatologist for every 100,000 individuals in the US. This is definitely true in Los Angeles.
Most of the Los Angles dermatologist are located in specific areas in Los Angeles, including Santa Monica, Tarzana, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Beverly Hills, Glendale and Burbank. Most dermatologists are in private practice but some are also associated with large hospitals in Los Angles, including Cedars Sinai, UCLA Dermatology, Saint John's Health Center, and USC Health. Dermatology visits in Los Angeles can be very expensive depending upon the location, some ranging from $100 to $250 for an office visit. Dermatology visits typically do not cover procedures, which may include biopsy, skin culture, skin cancer surgery, and wart removal. Most dermatologist in Los Angeles do accept insurances, and they include Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, and United Healthcare.
Dermatologists are skin professionals specializing in skin diagnosis and treatment. Dermatologists treat all skin conditions but the most common skin conditions treated by dermatologists in Los Angeles include the following:
Unfortunately, since there are not many dermatologists in Los Angeles, the wait time to see a dermatologist can be long. According to surveys, the average wait time to see a dermatologist is 29 days, but this can be different depending where you live in the country. Once you get to a dermatologist office, you have to fill out paperwork and sit in the doctor's office for another hour. Overall, a dermatologist office visit can waste 3 hours of your time.
Using DermCheck Dermatology, you can eliminate the long drive to a dermatologist office and see a dermatologist online. Click on the "See a Dermatologist" tab to see a dermatologist in Los Angeles today.
We have Board Certified Dermatologists who will see you online from the comfort of your own home.We accept most PPO insurances. Most of our dermatologist are trained in Los Angeles County, including UCLA Dermatology, USC Dermatology and UC Irvine Dermatology. We offer the following benefits: