Welcome

Welcome to the Dermatology Institute, a unique, comprehensive and bilingual dermatologic practice in San Diego led by Board Certified Dermatologists, Dr. Peter Rullan and daughter Dr. Jennifer Rullan. This partnership has teamed up with an experienced Certified Physician Assistant, Susan McKim, to deliver time-proven procedures with cutting-edge techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. This laser, medical, cosmetic and surgical practice works in a very supportive and complementary manner, with all providers seeking each other’s expertise in finding the best treatment for our patients. Every treatment is always customized to each patient's needs.

¿Prefieres Español?  Bienvenidos al Instituto de Dermatología, una clínica única, completa y bilingüe en San Diego, dirigida por doctores Certificados por la Junta Americana de Dermatología, el doctor Peter “Pedro” Rullán y su hija, la doctora Jennifer Rullán de Medero. La clínica también incluye una Asistente de Medico, Certificada, Susan McKim, quien junto a los doctores Rullán, proveen los tratamientos más modernos y efectivos para mejorar problemas de la piel, pelo y uñas. Nuestra clínica trata todas las condiciones médicas de la piel, y ofrece cirugía para canceres de piel y procedimientos cosméticos avanzados. Somos un equipo que se apoya para mejor lograr una cura para nuestros pacientes, y cada tratamiento es individualizado.

Dr. Peter Rullan himself has been in practice in Chula Vista for over 30 years (since 1983). The Dermatology Institute was founded in 1995 and became a certified out-patient surgery center in 2001. Dr. Rullan is nationally and internationally recognized for his pioneering work in dermatology and dermatologic and cosmetic surgery.

Jennifer Rullan, M.D.

“I love dermatology and serving people. I want to help my patients so they can become comfortable in their skin and also be a positive inspiration. I am so blessed to be working and learning with my amazing father who has over 30 years of experience.”

Peter Paul Rullan, M.D.

"I love what I do because I get to combine my God-given artistic ability with technical skills and my passion for helping people."

Susan McKim. P.A.-C, MS

"I enjoy being a Dermatology Physician assistant because I wanted to have a positive and meaningful impact on patients’ lives. Fortunately I am able to achieve this here at Dermatology Institute.”

Mission Statement

~ Restoring & Enhancing Skin to Reflect Inner Beauty ~

Vision

Vision of uncompromising excellence in dermatology by commitment to:

  • having an attitude of serving one another (both patients & coworkers)
  • earning trust & respect of patients, professionals, & our community
  • exceeding patient expectations
  • ensuring a creative, challenging, & compassionate professional environment
  • strive for continuous improvement at all levels

 

 

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"I love what I do because I get to combine my God-given artistic ability with technical skills and passion for helping people."

– Peter Paul Rullan, M.D.