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 delivers time-proven procedures with cutting-edge techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. In 2016 we were honored to have board certified Physician Assistant, Jennifer Piper Trimai, join our practice to help in surgical repairs and common dermatology practice. In 2017, we were also honored to have Dr. Megan Brown, Board Certified Dermatologist, join our practice as well. This team of 3 dermatologists and a dermatology PA is a power house team providing the best medical care available, with excellent patient care and reputable bedside manner. 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.

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Annual Beauty Fair

Join us for complimentary refreshments and learn about the newest beauty procedures and packages from Dermatology Institute’s Board-Certified Dermatologists and beauty experts. With over $5,000 worth of raffle prizes in procedures and products and exclusive beauty deals that only come once a year, this will be an event that you will not want to miss.

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Dr. Peter Rullan

Dr. Peter Rullan has been in private practice in Chula Vista since 1983. He is married and has four children. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His father’s family is French-Spanish from Majorca, and his mother’s is Ukrainian-Polish from New York. He is one of 20 physicians in his family over the last four generations.

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Dr. Jennifer Rullan

Dr. Jennifer Rullan, daughter of Dr. Peter Rullan, is a Board Certified Dermatologist. She was born in Anaheim, California and raised in San Diego where she attended Bonita Vista High School. She earned her B.S. in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and her M.D. from the Ponce School of Medicine (fully-accredited by the ACGME).

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Dr. Megan Brown

Dr. Megan Brown is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (board-certified dermatologist) with a special interest in medical and surgical hair restoration. Dr. Brown has authored many peer-reviewed publications and has won numerous awards, including a National Health Public Service Award.

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Jennifer Trimai, PA-c

Board certified Physician Assistant, Born in Michigan, came to California in 2015 to practice dermatology. She earned Bachelors of Biology at Oakland University in Michigan and her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. She has worked 4 years in family practice and urgent care where she acquired a broad experience in general medicine.

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Before & After Gallery

The Dermatology Institute’s before and after gallery displays how our treatments can benefit you!

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Patient Stories

I travelled from quite far away (eastern Canada) to meet with Dr Rullan. i am extremely happy with the way I was treated at the clinic. Dr Rullan used combination therapy on me (I had several skin issues) to maximize results. He also checked my moms issues (in spite of the fact that she did ...read more

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