In The News


California Skin Institute (CSI) is pleased to announce its merger with the well-regarded Nob Hill dermatology practice of Rhea Phillips, M.D Read more

The Institute


The largest Dermatology practice in California features the top team in the field Read more

Skin Cancer Treatment


An unparalleled collaboration between Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons provides the highest quality of care. Read more



From rejuvenation to fat reduction, CSI has the most effective, cutting-edge technologies for your skin Read more

In The News

Dr. Susan Goodlerner – Winner of South Bay’s Best Dermatologist

California Skin Institute would like to congratulate Dr. Goodlerner of CSI-Torrance for being named South Bay’s BEST DERMATOLOGIST by the Daily Breeze! Thank you for [...] Read more

Treating Body Acne

Body acne is a very common skin condition that doesn’t get nearly enough attention in mainstream media. One of the reasons for this lack of [...] Read more

Acne Scar Treatments

Dealing with acne scars is perhaps one of the most frustrating issues for many teenagers and adults alike. In many cases, the patient may even [...] Read more

Why are Isolaz Acne Treatments so Popular?

California Skin Institute announces the availability of Isolaz treatments in our San Jose practice, starting soon. The device was developed to provide powerful treatments that [...] Read more

What’s Causing Your Acne?

Here at California Skin Institute we’ve helped thousands of patients in their fight to control breakouts, and our providers understand just how frustrating acne can [...] Read more

In The News

Welcome Rossitza Lazova, MD

CSI is excited to announce that internationally-recognized and board certified dermatopathologist Rossitza Lazova, MD is our new Director of Dermatopathology. Joining us directly from Yale [...] Read more

Mohs Surgery and Other Skin Cancer Treatments

Over the years, the expert surgeons at California Skin Institute have helped tens of thousands of patients beat skin cancer through Mohs surgery. This is [...] Read more

Cool Technology

CoolSculpting® Treatment

CoolSculpting® is a specialized procedure with no down time, which can help you get rid of pockets of fat that are difficult to target with [...] Read more


California’s Largest Private Dermatology Practice

45 Providers Serving California

State-of-the art medical and cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery, with 22 convenient California locations.

Our History

California Skin Institute (CSI) started as the solo dermatologic surgery practice of Greg S. Morganroth, MD in Mountain View, California. Since 2007 CSI has grown to become the largest private practice dermatology group in California, completing over 30 mergers with outstanding dermatology and cosmetic surgery practices. With an unwavering commitment to excellence in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery, the group offers one of the most state-of-the-art and comprehensive skin-based service lines in the United States. This service line includes over 50 laser, ultrasound, microwave, light based, radiofrequency, and radiation technologies, innovative local anesthesia cosmetic and reconstructive surgery techniques, a varicose vein treatment center, a full service dermatopathology laboratory, AAAHC Medicare-approved surgery centers, and over 45 providers that include board certified dermatologists, cosmetic dermatologists, laser surgeons, Mohs skin cancer surgeons, reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, plastic surgeons, and experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

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Treatments Spotlight

miraDry ®

miraDry is an FDA-approved, noninvasive treatment for excessive underarm sweating. It is a quick, in-office procedure, free of toxins and harsh chemicals, with minimal to no downtime following the procedure.

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Botox ® Injections

Botox is FDA-approved and can be used to rejuvenate skin without invasive surgery. Botox improves facial and forehead wrinkles.

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NEW INJECTABLE! FDA approved injectable for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults - also known as the double chin or chin fat.

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CoolSculpting® is a specialized, non-surgical, pain free, noninvasive procedure with no down time, which can help you get rid of pockets of fat that are difficult to target with exercise. CoolSculpting cools the targeted fat tissue to break down the fat cells for easy removal without damage to surrounding skin and muscle.

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Vanquish is a breakthrough in noninvasive fat-removal, that lasts. The Vanquish fat reduction device uses radio-frequency waves to destroy fat cells.

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Restylane® Silk

California Skin Institute is excited to be one of the exclusive providers of Restylane® Silk, the first and only FDA-approved filler designed specifically for the treatment of lips and the lines around them. Restylane Silk’s unique, refined formulation is designed for precise lip shaping and for smoothing the lines around your mouth to create a natural look.

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Restylane Lyft

NEW INJECTABLE! The FDA has approved Restylane Lyft with Lidocaine to Correct Age Related Volume Loss in the Cheek Area. California Skin Institute will be one of the first practices in the nation to offer this exciting new product.

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If you’re close to your ideal shape, but need a little help getting there, Liposonix may be for you. Liposonix treatments use non-invasive, high-intensity focused ultrasound to permanently get rid of targeted fat around your waistline (abdomen and love handles) without surgery. The average waistline reduction after just a single one-hour treatment is about 1 inch (2.5 cm) – which typically means one dress or pant size.

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PinPointe FootLaser®

The PinPointe FootLaser kills the fungus that lives in and under the toenail or fingernail. The laser light passes through the toenail without causing damage to the nail or the surrounding skin.

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SmartLipo® TPX

The Smartlipo® TPX system is the most advanced laser-assisted lipolysis available today, and is a welcome addition to California Skin Institute's 17 year history of offering tumescent (local anesthesia) liposuction. This unique technology is minimally invasive, and provides the optimal blend of three laser wavelenths to disrupt fat cells at the source, and can permanently remove excess fat in a single treatment.

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I had an amazing injection by Ms. Wheeler on Friday with zero bruises. She is excellent, compassionate, understanding, and truly experienced. I would like to formally extend this thanks to her. - Mone