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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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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

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

"Dear Dr. Peter Rullan, Thank you for the beautiful lower lip. The whole experience at your office and my facial fillers was comfortable, easy, and I couldn't be more pleased. The way your nursing staff answers patients questions and express their confidence in you is their greatest skill. They are all warm, competent, and adorable. ...read more


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