Cosmetic Dermatology

At our San Diego practice, La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology™, the cosmetic dermatology component, La Jolla Skin, is led by board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Susan Stuart. In addition to the extensive list of cosmetic surgery procedures performed by Dr. Chaffoo, his wife and partner, Dr. Stuart, offers a premier menu of cosmetic dermatology treatments and medical spa services — either to complement your surgical results, or to help you look your best without surgery. With state-of-the-art technology and the skill to back it up, La Jolla Skin has you covered from head to toe.

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Discover all of the ways Dr. Stuart and her team can help you look younger and more attractive with little or no downtime. Request a complimentary consultation using our online form or call our office at (858) 997-0096.


Dr. Stuart

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart specializes in cosmetic skin treatments and procedures.

  • Trust Your Skin to Our Experienced Team

    Our director Dr. Susan Stuart personally performs many of the cosmetic dermatology treatments we offer. She directs our team of skin care professionals, which includes a licensed aesthetician and an electrologist.

    Dr. Stuart is a highly respected member of the local dermatology community. In addition to being a faculty member at the University of California San Diego, Dr. Stuart has served 2 terms as Chief of the Division of Dermatology at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla and was one of the youngest doctors elected President of the San Diego Dermatological Society. She is listed as a Top Dermatologist by the American Research Council. Dr. Stuart takes the time to get to know each of her patients personally, and takes a custom approach to their care. The men and women in our community voted her a Best Dermatologist in the 2008 La Jolla Light newspaper poll.

    Many Ways to Look & Feel Great

    • Injectable Treatments: We offer the latest selection of injectable treatments including neuromodulators such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, as well as dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC, Restylane® and others. Say goodbye to wrinkles, sunken cheeks, unsightly veins, and thin lips.
    • Laser, Light & Energy Treatments: We use advanced technology to help you have skin that looks and feels younger and more beautiful, without requiring extensive downtime. Options include Fraxel®, IPL, and laser hair removal.
    • Medical Spa Services: While a designer facial or full-body massage may feel like pampering, these popular med spa services actually help you look and feel more vibrant. Other treatments you will find in our medical spa include microdermabrasion and permanent makeup.