About Dr. Bhatia
Dr. Neal Bhatia is a leading dermatologist in Southern California, providing patients in and around San Diego with the skilled, individualized care they need for skin and nail diseases and cosmetic concerns. With extensive skill and experience in treating a wide range of dermatologic issues, Dr. Bhatia is skilled at diagnosing common and uncommon skin diseases and conditions and in determining the ideal treatment for the best response and results for all skin types. At his practice in San Diego, he provides an array of services including state-of-the-art treatments for acne, psoriasis, rosacea, skin cancer and more.
After earning dual bachelor of science degrees in bacteriology and genetics from the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Bhatia completed his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine before completing residencies in internal medicine and dermatology at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
In addition to working in private practice, Dr. Bhatia has held several academic positions, including serving as assistant clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin and the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA). Currently, he serves as associate clinical professor and interim program director in the department of dermatology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, and he has been widely published in professional journals.
Dr. Bhatia also is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) where he serves on the AAD Board of Directors, and he maintains memberships in several other professional organizations, including the American Society for Dermatological Surgery, the Dermatology Foundation, the American Dermatological Association, the Medical Dermatology Society, the Skin of Color Society and the California Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery.
In addition to providing the best possible care using the safest, most effective advanced methods, Dr. Bhatia is committed to offering each patient individualized attention and customized treatment plans so they can feel confident in the care they receive every step of the way.