Our Practice

Conveniently located to serve La Jolla, Del Mar, and San Diego.

Meet The Torrey Pines Dermatology & Laser Center Team

Dr. Kristen Richards - Torrey Pines Dermalotoly & Laser Center

Kristen Richards, MD

Dr. Kristen Richards is the founder of Torrey Pines Dermatology & Laser Center and is double board certified in Dermatology and Mohs Surgery. When she is not at work she can be found chasing after her three boys or swimming in La Jolla Cove.

Melissa Gilbert, PA-C

Christopher Barnard, MD

Dr. Barnard is a faculty member at Stanford University’s Department of Dermatology and has worked for many years teaching dermatology residents general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.

He has maintained a private practice in Monterrey CA for many years but has relocated to San Diego to be closer to family.

Dr. Barnard’s services will include general, surgical and cosmetic dermatology with a special emphasis on sclerotherapy.

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Melissa Gilbert, PA-C

Melissa is our very talented PA with 14 years of experience in dermatology. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys tennis, salsa dancing and traveling.