Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Valley Dermatologic Medical Group, Inc., Your Dermatologists in Tarzana, CA and Simi Valley, CA

Welcome! Our dermatology professionals are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed and fully understand any dermatological health issues. We've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology, skin problems and treatments. 

Our web site also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that you're working with doctors who are qualified, experienced and caring. 

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Valley Dermatologic Medical Group, Inc.s' capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment

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Meet Our Staff

  • Daniel A. Gross
    MD

    Dr. Gross is a long time Board Certified Dermatologist. He was awarded the title of Clinical Professor of Medicine/Dermatology at the UCLA School of Medicine.

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  • Charles E. Linden
    MD

    Dr. Linden was born in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1979.

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  • Clayton T. Hinshaw
    MD

    Dr. Hinshaw was born in San Diego, California. Dr. Hinshaw received a bachelor of science in engineering from UCSD in 1990.

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  • Ada M. Winkielman
    MD

    Dr. Ada Winkielman joined Valley Dermatology in 2005. She is experienced in all aspects of dermatology and performs various cosmetic procedures too.

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  • Actinic Keratosis

    OVERVIEW Also known as solar keratoses, actinic keratoses are precancerous growths on the skin that are caused by long-term UV radiation in the form of chronic sun exposure or tanning bed use. Left untreated, actinic keratoses can progress and evolve into a skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. What ...

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  • Acne Scarring

    OVERVIEW Scars are a major challenge for skincare professionals and their patients. They can significantly change a person’s skin texture and appearance and reduce their self-esteem. Acne scars are a common side effect of acne, a skin condition that affects millions of people each year and can cause ...

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  • Acne

    OVERVIEW Acne is the most frequent skin condition in the United States. It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back, and chest. Every year, about 80% of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5% of adults experience acne. Acne is made up of two types of blemishes: Whiteheads/Blackheads, ...

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  • 7 Ways to Remove Unwanted Hair

    OVERVIEW Unwanted hair is a common occurrence that can happen on the face, including the chin and upper lip, as well as the back, legs, feet, and even the tops of the toes. According to WebMD, approximately 30% of women's bodies are covered in terminal hair, i.e., the hair that exists on your head, eyebrows, ...

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  • 3 Reasons to Get a Regular Facial

    OVERVIEW Skincare is the best tool for looking and feeling better and regular facials by a medical aesthetician or a board-certified plastic surgeon are an essential part of that care. So if you've been on the fence about why regular professional facials matter when it comes to taking care of your skin ...

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  • Basal Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer that dermatologists detect and diagnose in the United States each year. In fact, basal cell carcinoma is the most frequently occurring form of all cancers. Knowing the signs and symptoms of basal cell carcinoma can help with early ...

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  • Cheek Enhancement

    OVERVIEW Aging affects our body in different ways, including our cheeks. As you get older, it's not uncommon for you to see changes to your cheeks, including: loss of volume sunken-in or hollowed-out appearance A cheek enhancement may help, especially if you're unhappy with the look of your cheeks. ...

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  • Best Candidates for Dermaplaning

    OVERVIEW If your face has been looking a little dull and lackluster lately, a session of dermaplaning may be right for you. This popular cosmetic procedure is non-invasive, quick, and results in a brighter complexion, as well as smoother-looking skin. Here's what you need to know about dermaplaning, ...

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  • Warts

    OVERVIEW Warts are non-cancerous benign growths on the skin that are caused by infection from viruses known as human papillomavirus (HPV). While there are several types of warts that you can develop, the most commonly occurring types of warts include: Common WartsThis type of wart typically appears ...

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  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    OVERVIEW Squamous cells are found throughout our body; they line the surface of many parts of our body, providing protection for the tissue and organs beneath. They are found in our respiratory tracts and also our digestive tracts. In our skin, squamous cells make up the most outer part of our epidermis ...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Valley Dermatologic Medical Group, Inc.

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment

Sunday:

Closed

Simi Dermatologic Medical Center

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment

Sunday:

Closed