SKIN DERMATOLOGIST SAN DIEGO
Johannah Kone Valentine, M.D. is a board certified dermatology and is committed to providing exceptional care for your dermatology needs. She specializes in general, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology. Additionally, she has expertise in laser scar revision and advances dermoscopy.
A native of Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Valentine earned her B.S. in Biology from Yale University. She entered the service of our nation when she matriculated at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. After receiving her medical doctorate from USUHS, she completed internship in internal medicine at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD). She then served four years as a United States Naval Flight Surgeon, first with HMH-466 of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007. Dr. Valentine was then hand-selected to be the flight surgeon for the prestigious United States Navy Blue Angels. She returned to NMCSD and completed residency in dermatology in 2013. Since completing residency, Dr. Valentine joined the Dermatology faculty of NMCSD where she also serves as USUHS Associate Professor Vice Associate of Dermatology. In 2015 she deployed to East Asia and Polynesia aboard USNS Mercy in support of Pacific Partnership ’15. Dr. Valentine is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the San Diego Dermatology Society. In her free time, Dr. Valentine enjoys spending time with her husband, her son and her dog. She enjoys running and hiking.
Johannah has extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of common and complex medical cases including:
- Skin cancer
- Atypical moles
Johannah has special interest in skin rejuvenation. She has undergone rigorous training in cosmetic techniques to improve the health and beauty of her patients’ complexions. Johannah is recognized as a leading expert in the following cosmetic procedures:
- Intense Pulse Light (IPL)
- Icon laser resurfacing
- Botox • Silk Peels
- Cosmetic fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, Voluma XC, etc.)
- BLU light with Levulan • Sclerotherapy
CERTIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
• Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology • Member of the San Diego Dermatology Society • USUHS Associate Professor of Dermatology