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April 6, 2021

Southern California Dermatology Joins West Dermatology

West Dermatology is honored to announce the latest addition to our growing network of providers – Southern California Dermatology (SoCalDerm) of Santa Ana, Ca. SoCalDerm was founded in 1962 and has grown into one of the largest dermatology groups in Southern California. Currently led by Jonathan Baron, M.D. and Trevor Muirhead, M.D, their practice consists of 5 board-certified dermatologists, 5 dermatology physician assistants, a laser nurse, an aesthetician, and over 50 employees in total. Drs. Baron and Muirhead have been excellent partners to work with and they bring with them an exceptional team of providers and staff. With the addition of the SoCalDerm team, we increase our density in Southern California with 36 locations state wide and 62 companywide.

SoCalDerm consists of one clinic and serves the Greater Orange County community with a full spectrum of dermatology care which includes Medical, Surgical, and Cosmetic dermatology. The practice also includes a robust clinical research department and an in-house Rx dispensary. They are joined by an excellent team including Albert Antonyan, MD, Jennifer Soung, MD, and Lisa Xu, MD; Physician Assistants Goli Parsa, Stephanie Clark, Sarah Frazier, Pauline Saedler, and Shawna Jones; laser RN Kimberly Flint; and aesthetician Kelsey Morgan.

Dr. Baron is a board certified dermatologist who specializes in all aspects of medical and surgical dermatology for both children and adults. Originally born in CapeTown, South Africa, Dr. Baron grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona and went on to receive his medical degree also at the University of Arizona. He then went on to complete a year of internal medicine followed by a dermatology residency also all at the University of Arizona. He moved to Southern California in 2003 and joined Southern California Dermatology. Dr. Baron is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Mohs Surgery. When not at the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children.

Dr. Muirhead is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in all medical and surgical dermatological conditions of the skin, hair and nails for patients of all ages. He grew up in Long Beach and attended the University of Southern California for college and medical school. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Olive View-UCLA, he completed his Dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Muirhead is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is a former Volunteer Clinical Faculty in Dermatology at UC Irvine. 

This is an exciting time to be a part of West Dermatology. As we continue to add best-in-class providers, open, and expand our clinics across our group, we are better able to serve our patients, which remains our sole purpose.

To learn more about Southern California Dermatology, visit: https://www.socalderm.org/