What Makes CSI Different From Other Private Dermatology Practices?
Expert Interpretation of Biopsies
Many of our dermatologists have subspecialty areas of expertise, including adult, pediatric, and surgical dermatology. Some of our dermatologists are renowned specialists in psoriasis, skin cancer, light therapy, complicated skin rashes, Mohs surgery, reconstructive surgery, and laser techniques. Unlike dermatologists in solo practice, our dermatologists collaborate throughout the day to ensure that patients receive multiple opinions in order to obtain the most accurate diagnosis and treatment strategy possible. With dermatologists that range from 1 to 47 years out of their residency training, we offer both old-fashioned and more recent treatments…you never know which one will work the best.
Innovative and Unique Local Anesthesia Cosmetic Techniques
California Skin Institute is nationally recognized as a leader in advanced cosmetic surgery under local anesthesia. The Vertical Vector Face Lift, first described by Dr. Morganroth in 2003, has been published multiple times and taught in live surgery courses, as well as presented dozens of times at institutions such as New York University, Mount Sinai Medical Center (NY), University of Miami, University of Utah, and Stanford University. Local anesthesia techniques include the scar-free laser lower eyelift, upper eyelift, neck liposuction, neck lift, chin implant, and liposuction (tumescent, SmartLipo, Cellulaze).
One of the Broadest Laser and Light Treatments in Northern California
CSI offers over 30 different laser and light devices for both medical and cosmetic skin complaints. We are always researching for the best results and are regularly acquiring the most up-to-date technologies including Ultherapy, Coolsculpting, Cellulaze, Pinpointe Nail Fungus laser, SmartLipo, and more. Our physicians and staff are committed to offering technologies that are both effective and well-supported in medical literature.
Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Skin Cancer Center
CSI offers a unique, multidisciplinary skin cancer program that consists of in-house Mohs surgeons, dermatologists, radiation oncologists, dermatopathologists, and plastic surgeons that work together for the most options and best outcomes. As the first dermatology practice in the US to offer Electronic Brachy therapy, we are on the cutting edge for non-surgical, non-scarring, needle-free skin cancer treatment. As one of the largest Mohs surgery practices in Northern California, we have extensive experience in the surgical removal and cosmetic reconstruction of skin cancer lesions. In the same day, patients receive both the highest cure rate for their skin cancer with Mohs surgery and also an advanced, local anesthesia reconstruction for the best cosmetic and functional results. Whether you are seeking a surgical or non-surgical treatment option, we offer the broadest range of options with expert cosmetic outcomes.
Safety is Our Priority
CSI is one of the only dermatology practices in Northern California with two AAAHC/Medicare Certified Ambulatory Surgery Centers. These facilities have achieved the highest certification available to provide the safest and best controlled surgical experience. Our highly trained staff provides expert nursing care to complement our physicians and surgeons.
Unique Solutions for Challenging Problems
We receive hundreds of referrals a year from other dermatology and medical groups for challenging dermatology conditions that require specialized care. Our unique and successful treatments for benign tumors of the eyelids, excess sweating of the underarms, acne scarring, undesirable scarring, and dilated oil glands on the face provide patients with successful outcomes that were otherwise thought impossible.