We’re excited to announce we’ve merged with Grossmont Dermatology


Paul Dean, MD, MPH, FAAD

Board-certified dermatologist in San Diego

Dr. Dean earned his medical degree in 1968 from the University of California in San Francisco. After a 1-year residency in Internal Medicine, Dr. Dean joined the Centers for Disease Control, where he trained in epidemiology. His role at the CDC enabled him to participate in numerous public health undertakings and epidemic research studies. These experiences prompted him to complete the educational program at UCLA School of Public Health, where he received his Master’s Degree in public health.

After achieving Board-certification from the American Board of Dermatology in 1976, Dr. Dean began his clinical dermatology practice in La Mesa, where he has served patients ever since. In addition to performing general dermatology services for more than 25 years, Dr. Dean has also been actively involved in the development of skin care products. His SkinResource.MD line, formulated to prevent, control, and reverse the signs of aging, was established in 2007. In 2019, he launched VitalFit,a skincare line dedicated to the needs of amputees & diabetics.

Coastal Skin & Eye Institute/Grossmont Dermatology