Skin Care Specialist in San Diego Wins Best Dermatologist Award

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Susan Stuart, MD, receives recognition as the Best Dermatologist of 2011 from Ranch & Coast a popular San Diego lifestyle magazine. Dr. Stuart is the founder and medical director of La Jolla Dermatology, a full-service medical spa.

Dr. Susan Stuart, a board-certified dermatologist in La Jolla ( has been named Best Dermatologist in the "Best of 2011 – Health & Beauty" issue of Ranch & Coast magazine. Known as the San Diego's ultimate lifestyle magazine, the publication bases its Best Of selections on reader votes.

"Obviously it's a huge honor to be recognized as one of the best doctors in the area," says Dr. Stuart, founder and medical director of La Jolla Dermatology. "It's even more of an honor to know that the award comes from my patients and others in the local community who recognize the quality of services offered at my practice."

Many men and women seeking a physician specializing in skin care in San Diego already are aware of La Jolla Dermatology's wide range of services, ranging from microdermabrasion and facials to laser hair removal and Fraxel® laser skin rejuvenation.

"Whether a patient schedules a visit for a quick San Diego BOTOX® treatment or they are looking for a more comprehensive package of skin rejuvenation services, my practice is here to offer excellent care," notes Dr. Stuart. "We also offer dermatologic services including skin cancer treatment and acne therapy to improve and protect skin health."

In naming Dr. Stuart Best Dermatologist, the magazine's editors described her as "a leading expert in her field. Her practice is committed to making patients feel like family, offering the latest skin care options including BOTOX, laser hair removal, and Fraxel laser treatments. Your skin never looked so good."

Dr. Stuart and her staff have worked hard to provide excellent care, and everyone at the practice is committed to making the patient experience both enjoyable and personal. Their mission is to provide the highest possible quality in a caring, comfortable environment.

"Every day, when I come to the office, I focus on exceeding my patients' expectations with the highest quality of care," adds Dr. Stuart. "Dermatology is such a rewarding specialization, because I can combine the art and science of medicine to achieve beautiful results."

In her focus on providing personalized skin care, Dr. Stuart offers an extensive menu of services designed specifically for the Southern California lifestyle. "For example," says Dr. Stuart, "we have warm weather during so many months that our patients spend a considerable amount of time in the sun. As a result, I often have patients with sun-damaged skin ask me for help. For them, I use state-of-the-art lasers that can target skin and sun damage without harming healthy skin cells."

Dr. Stuart and the staff at La Jolla Dermatology are honored to be recognized by readers of Ranch & Coast and look forward to helping more and more people in the San Diego area take the best possible care of their skin.

Dr. Susan M. Stuart ( is a board-certified dermatologist offering laser skin care, skin cancer therapies, laser hair removal, and other skin rejuvenating procedures alongside her husband and practice partner, triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Chaffoo. After receiving her MD from Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Stuart completed a competitive internship at Mercy Hospital Center in San Diego followed by a residency and fellowship in dermatology. Dr. Stuart is highly respected as a faculty member at UCSD Medical Center, has held numerous prestigious professional appointments, and has been selected as one of America's Top Physicians in dermatology.


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