Dr. Paul Yamauchi specializes in the treatment and management of psoriasis, offers advanced techniques for skin rejuvenation, and is involved in multiple clinical trials.

Dr. Yamauchi is a professional member and serves on the President's Council of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

About Dr. Paul Yamauchi, MD

Paul Yamauchi, MD, Ph.D, is a Board-Certified Dermatologist providing medical care to patients in the Santa Monica, CA area at Dermatology Institute and Skin Care Center.

Dr. Yamuchi is recognized as a key expert leader on psoriasis and is on the Medical Board for the National Psoriasis Foundation. He has extensive experience using the new biologics, oral drugs, and topical medications in the treatment of psoriasis, and has been invited as a speaker at international, national, regional, and local venues to talk about new advances in the treatment of psoriasis.

Dr. Yamauchi serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery and The Scientific World Journal. He is the author and co-author of more than 50 publications, including several books.

Dr. Yamauchi has also spoken on other dermatologic conditions at national and local meetings and has published many peer-reviewed articles including acne, eczema, skin manifestations associated with rheumatologic conditions, and hyperhidrosis. He conducts numerous clinical research trials at the Clinical Science Institute in Santa Monica. He serves as a principal investigator in several studies including new therapies for psoriasis, skin cancer, eczema, and acne. Dr. Yamauchi has been a consultant for the development of new innovative therapies in dermatology.


Dr. Yamuchi earned his B.S. in biochemistry at the University of California at Los Angeles and completed his Ph.D. in biologic chemistry at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He completed his medical degree (M.D.) Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in dermatology at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Yamauchi went on to complete a fellowship in cosmetic surgery affiliated with UCLA School of Medicine.

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Biologics – Are They Right for You?

If you have moderate to severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, you've probably considered a biologic treatment. Dr. Paul Yamauchi, Medical director of Dermatology Institute and Skin Care Center ...