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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  • Eczema (Dermatitis)

    Eczema is a general term used to describe an inflammation of the skin. In fact, eczema is a series of chronic skin conditions that produce itchy rashes; scaly, dry and leathery areas; skin redness; or inflammation around blisters. It can be located anywhere on the body, but most frequently appears in ...

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  • Moles (Nevi)

    Moles are brown or black growths, usually round or oval, that can appear anywhere on the skin. They can be rough or smooth, flat or raised, single or in multiples. They occur when cells that are responsible for skin pigmentation, known as melanocytes, grow in clusters instead of being spread out across ...

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  • Skin Cancers

    Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancers, affecting more than one million Americans every year. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lives. Skin cancers are generally curable if caught early. However, people who have had skin cancer are at a higher risk of ...

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  • Warts

    Warts are small, harmless growths that appear most frequently on the hands and feet. Sometimes they look flat and smooth, other times they have a dome-shaped or cauliflower-like appearance. Warts can be surrounded by skin that is either lighter or darker. Warts are caused by different forms of Human ...

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  • Vitiligo

    Vitiligo refers to the development of white patches anywhere on the skin. With this condition, pigment-forming cells (known as melanocytes) are destroyed by the immune system causing the loss of pigmentation in the skin. Vitiligo usually develops between the ages of 10 and 40. It affects both men and ...

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  • Wrinkles

    Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. They occur most frequently in areas exposed to the sun, such as the face, neck, back of the hands and forearms. Over time, skin gets thinner, drier and less elastic. Ultimately, this causes wrinkles - either fine lines or deep furrows. In addition to ...

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  • Sun Safety

    Because of the ultraviolet radiation it emits, the sun is inherently dangerous to human skin. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology stipulates that there is no safe way to tan. Tanning is the skin's natural response to damage from the sun. Additionally, the Environmental Protection Agency proclaims ...

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  • Tattoos

    A tattoo is created by injecting ink into the dermis (the second layer of skin) to incorporate a form of skin decoration. Tattooing is practiced worldwide and has often been a part of cultural or religious rituals. In Western societies today, tattooing has re-emerged as a popular form of self-decoration. Technically, ...

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  • Tanning Beds/Tanning Booths

    According to the American Academy of Dermatology and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds, tanning booths and sun lamps are known carcinogens (cancer-causing substances). Exposure to UV radiation during indoor tanning has been proven to increase ...

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  • Rashes

    "Rash" is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin. The majority of rashes are harmless and can be treated effectively with over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines ...

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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