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Arun Venkat, MD


Dermatology Specialists, Inc.


Dermatology, Dermatopathology

Dr. Venkat is a dermatologist and dermatopathologist with specialized training in Dermatopathology (the subspecialty of microscopically examining skin biopsies and rendering diagnoses). Originally from Texas, he did his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his M.D. degree from Duke University as well as his MBA, and completed his residency at the University of Iowa. He then completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

He sees patients of all ages and practices medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. With cosmetic procedures, he focuses on giving patients a “natural” look. His cosmetic procedures include Botox, Fillers (Restalyne, Voluma,Radiesse, Juvederm, and Sculptra), chemical peels, sclerotherapy (for leg veins), cosmetic removal of lesions, and lasers (Vbeam for facial vessels). Dr. Venkat can help protect your investment in these procedures, by optimizing anti-aging skin regimens as well.

Dr. Venkat received the ASDS Cutting Edge Research Grant focusing on the prognosis of cutaneous malignant melanoma. He has published many articles on dermatology and various subspecialties. As for his hobbies, he loves to spend time outdoors riding his bike, listening to music, and spending time with his wife and two children.


American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology
American Board of Dermatology, Dermatopathology


Primary Address:

3629 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

530 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D
Solana Beach, CA 92075

838 Nordahl Road, Suite 250
San Marcos, CA 92069


Phone Number: (760) 757-7546
Fax Number: (760) 858-9138
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Medical School
Duke University School of Medicine
Year of Graduation: 2004

Riverside Regional Medical Center
Year of Graduation: 2006

University of Iowa College of Medicine
Year of Graduation: 2009

John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Year of Graduation: 2010