Skin cancer care at UCLA

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Skin Cancer Doctor and Patients

Care for skin cancer and melanoma patients at UCLA is provided by UCLA Health's UCLA Dermatology department.

UCLA offers a variety of clinical programs that provide individualized care and treatment for patients, and physicians provide a wide range of specialties to ensure that you have access to the best care. UCLA physicians and staff have access to the latest tools and therapies for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. UCLA seeks to provide individualized treatment of the whole patient, and works to coordinate care with multiple disciplines to enhance our patients’ overall health.

The Melanoma Clinic in Dermatology is a specialty clinic that provides multi-disciplinary care for patients with a diagnosis of melanoma as well as those at high risk of developing melanoma.


Make an appointment

Please call the UCLA Health Cancer Hotline at 888-ONC-UCLA (888-662-8252) Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm, or our Physician Referral Service at 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (800-825-2631) Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

For more information about insurance, billing, patient forms, map and directions, and more, please visit the UCLA Health website.


To refer a patient

If you are a health care professional and would like to refer a patient to UCLA Dermatology, please visit the UCLA Health website for more information.


Clinical trials for skin cancer

Clinical trials are a vital step in discovering new treatments for cancer. UCLA doctors conduct clinical research to find new therapies for skin cancers and melanoma, and geneticists also work with precision medicine, which uses your DNA to help pinpoint the best treatment for you. By participating in a clinical trial, you will have access to the most innovative care

Clinical trials for skin cancer and melanoma are conducted through the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. If you are interested in finding out more about these studies, visit our list of open clinical trials.


Learn more about skin cancer

For more information about skin cancers and their symptoms, risk factors, and screening and treatment options, please visit UCLA Health’s skin cancer page.

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