About Us

We Are

Patient-Oriented Neighborhood Providers

West Dermatology Encinitas has made the health of your skin our top priority, and it shows through our innovative nature and high level of care. Our team lead by Drs. Stacy Tompkins and Julie Gladsjo and Gary Vanetsky, PA are all experts in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, and look forward helping you address your skin care needs.
We know you have many options when it comes to choosing your dermatologist, and we appreciate that you’ve entrusted us as your family skin care provider. Our practice is built around our commitment to the life of your skin and we are proud to be a part of your skincare journey. 

Come visit us today to see why Healthy Skin is Our Passion™.

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Our History

Serving San Diego Residents for Over 60 Years

At West Dermatology, our skincare specialists are passionate about the health of your skin and have been committed to patient healthcare in neighborhoods like yours for more than 60 years. As a patient of ours, you’ll have a close, personal relationship with your community providers, who have the training, experience, and expertise necessary to meet all your skincare needs, whether you need relief from a medical condition or are looking into cosmetic dermatology.

In rare cases where additional expertise may be necessary, you’ll also be able to take advantage of your providers’ access to a wide network of nationally-recognized dermatologists.
We offer a wide range of services and lead the industry in providing comprehensive care with advanced techniques and customized solutions. At West Dermatology, you can rest assured that you’ll be greeted with warm smiles and compassion so that you always feel like family.
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You May Know Us From

Our Brands and Practices

We are very proud to be affiliated with a network of over 100 dermatologists across our organization. Each of our dermatologists are experts in their own right and also have access to colleagues across the region for the rare but very important cases that might be outside their experience. We are proud to count among our physicians numerous academic faculty, nationally and internationally recognized experts, a current American Academy of Dermatology board member, past President of the American Academy of Dermatology, past President of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons and a wide range of other experts. Healthy Skin is Our Passion.

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