In The News

CSI Continues to Expand in Southern California

California Skin Institute (CSI) is pleased to announce the merger of its two Encinitas (San Diego) offices into a single location. Read more

In The News

CSI Carmel-by-the-Sea Coming Soon

California Skin Institute (CSI) is pleased to announce the merger of its two Encinitas (San Diego) offices into a single location. Read more

In The News

Merger with Carmen Capodanno, MD of San Pedro, CA

CSI is pleased to announce our second dermatology merger in Southern California with Carmen Capodanno, MD in San Pedro, CA. Read more

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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

How Stress Destroys Your Skin

When it comes to keeping your skin healthy, you probably already know about how important it is to follow a good skin care routine and [...] Read more

Introducing Restylane Refyne and Defyne

Have you heard about Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne? These fillers were just approved by the FDA in December 2016, and California Skin Institute is [...] Read more

Dermal Fillers: Thick to Thin

When it comes to dermal fillers, many California Skin Institute patients are surprised to learn just how versatile the treatments can be. Today, your CSI [...] Read more

Acne Extractions

The expert aestheticians at California Skin Institute have helped many patients reduce breakouts with acne extractions. Performed in a clinical setting by trained professionals, acne [...] Read more

Volbella for Lip Wrinkles

When patients visit California Skin Institute to address lip wrinkles, our providers can offer a number of treatment options to address perioral lines and loss [...] 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


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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 40 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 65 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 49 providers that include board certified dermatologists, cosmetic dermatologists, laser surgeons, Mohs skin cancer surgeons, reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, plastic surgeons, radiation oncologists 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 two subcision procedures done recently by Dr. Morganroth. The staff and the doctor are very professional and to the point. It was quick. Prior, I had suffered from severe acne and I am now trying to repair my scarred face. Although I will be getting more done in the future, I am overall pleased with the results. - Darlene