Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology

Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology located in La Jolla, CA

Dear patients and families,

Our Covid-19 Prevention Protocols Will REMAIN UNCHANGED.

We need your help to self-enforce these measures:

1) Don your mask while in the office
2) Maintain social distancing measures
3) Only Patients are welcome into the treatment area

We can’t say “thank you” enough for your understanding as we continue to navigate the changes. You’ve been amazing, and we are so fortunate for your trust in our care.

All the best,

Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology

Dear Valued Patients,

As the Coronavirus pandemic evolves, our office is adapting to your needs. We continue to see patients for urgent dermatology issues and offer video telemedicine for less complicated matters such as acne, rosacea, rashes and follow-ups.

Should you need to come in for an appointment, our office is kept to the highest sterilization standards. We provide quick access to a private examination room and all providers and support staff wear masks and wash hands constantly. If a telemedicine visit is appropriate, we will schedule you with your dermatology provider using easy to set-up HIPAA compliant technology. Most insurances including Medicare are allowing telemedicine visits during this national health crisis.

On behalf of Dr. Gonzales, Dr. Nash, Dr. Chang, Allison Smith, PA-C and all of our medical staff we wish you and your family a safe and healthy experience through this difficult time. Know that we are here to continue supporting you in all of your dermatology needs and provide a sense of stability.

Please call us today so that we can get you quick access to your dermatologist. For your convenience, you can also schedule an online appointment for both in office appointment and virtual appointment.

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Coastal Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology
858-657-0267 La Jolla

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Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology is a premier medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology practice that serves patients of all ages in the greater San Diego area. With a convenient location in La Jolla, California, the practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality care.  

Founded and led by Dr. Darrell Gonzales, Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology is staffed by a team of experts who specialize in diagnosing skin disorders and providing the best treatments available to help improve the health and appearance of your skin.

Dr. Gonzales and his team strive to stay on the cutting-edge of dermatological and cosmetic treatments, which includes using only the most advanced technology and techniques to treat the medical, surgical, and cosmetic needs of your skin, hair, and nails.

When you come to Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology, you can expect to experience superior care in a warm, welcoming environment. Dr. Gonzales genuinely enjoys partnering with patients to deliver the healthiest, most beautiful skin possible.
Whether you have questions about an irregular mole or you’d like to smooth and soften the tone and texture of your skin, the team at Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology can help. The well-educated staff will support you through your entire experience, from easy scheduling to consistent followup. Ensuring a positive experience for every patient who walks in the door is their top priority.

Exciting News!


We are thrillled to announce the expansion of our office space at the La Jolla Ximed building. This growth will allow us to continue to provide quality care to all of our patients in one conveninent office location. This expansion will allow us to close our satellite office in UTC thereby helping to reduce the occasional confusion of where our patients have their next appointment.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause as we bring all of our valued patients and staff to one location in Ximed. This transition will allow us to provide an even broader amount of important dermatologic services to you, your family and friends.

Thank you for being our patient and we are thrilled to participate in all of your dermatologic needs. Please call us if you need any assistance.

Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology

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Coastal Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology
9850 Genesee Ave, Ste 850
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-657-0267
Fax: 858-657-9485

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