Dr. Deborah Hope Atkin MD Dermatologist

Dr. Deborah Atkin is a dermatologist in Del Mar, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. She received her medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Atkin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 12 doctors at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and one of 42 at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Arizona
Residency, Dermatology, 1994 - 1997

Scripps Clinic
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1994

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Topically applied physiologically balanced growth factors: a new paradigm of skin rejuvenation.
Sundaram, H., Mehta, R.C., Norine, J.A., Kircik, L., Cook-Bolden, F.E., Atkin, D.H., Werschler, P.W., Fitzpatrick, R.E.

Short incubation PDT versus 5-FU in treating actinic keratoses.
Smith, S., Piacquadio, D., Morhenn, V., Atkin, D., Fitzpatrick, R.

ALA/PDT in the treatment of actinic keratosis: spot versus confluent therapy.
Goldman, M., Atkin, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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