Dr. Melissa A Watcher MD Dermatologist

Dr. Melissa Watcher is a dermatologist in Orange, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and St. Joseph Hospital. She received her medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. She is one of 45 doctors at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and one of 19 at St. Joseph Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Dermatology, 1990 - 1993

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990

UC Davis School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified in Dermatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of the flashlamp pulsed dye laser with the argon tunable dye laser with robotized handpiece for facial telangiectasia.
Ross, M., Watcher, M. A., Goodman, M. M.

Localized pustular skin eruption. Localized pustular drug eruption secondary to ampicillin.
Jay, S., Kang, J., Watcher, M. A., Broska, P., Jeffes, E. W.

The role of topical agents in the healing of full-thickness wounds.
Watcher, M. A., Wheeland, R. G.

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 CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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