At the Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute, Healthy Skin is our Passion!

The Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute has provided comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatology care to the residents of southern California for almost 20 years. In addition to treating general adult and pediatric dermatology concerns, ADSCI has three specialty departments: The Skin Cancer Center, Podiatry, Vascular and Wound Care Center, and the Psoriasis Center. 
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Treatment Areas

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Skin Cancer

We are dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of skin cancer. Our doctors and associates are experts in their fields and adhere to the highest level of patient care.

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General Dermatology

The ADSCI has been providing Southern California excellent care and management of skin diseases for over a decade. We are passionate about finding the best solution for your skincare concern.   

Vascular and Wound Care Center

We offer comprehensive wound care for non-healing, chronic wounds, due to vascular diseases and other causes. We also have several treatment options for varicose veins.

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Cosmetic Dermatology

We are dedicated to total aesthetic revitalization and making you look and feel great with the latest innovations in cosmetic procedures. Our dedicated team of cosmetic specialists are trained to offer the most advanced treatments.  

Dr. Michael Lin

Dr. Michael Lin received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated with high honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Lin received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He then completed his dermatology residency training and National Institutes of Health research fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr Lin is a California-licensed physician and board-certified dermatologist. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dermatology , Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine at University of Southern California, and Fellow of the American Society for Mohs Surgery.

With successful practices in Sherman Oaks, Valencia, Beverly Hills and Oxnard, California, Dr Michael Lin interacts with patients on a daily basis, who have come to know and trust him, with all of their skin care needs. Over the years, Dr Lin has specialized in laser therapy and through these services, has built a very loyal and trusting patient base.

Dr. Christina Ring

Christina Ring is a board-certified dermatologist who is thrilled to be practicing at ADSCI. Originally from New Jersey, she completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and medical degree at Rutgers Medical School. Her dermatology residency was spent at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, where she advanced her medical, surgical, and cosmetic skills. Dr. Ring chose dermatology because she believes the effective and proactive treatment of skin, hair, and nails greatly impacts a person’s self-esteem and general well-being. She brings expertise in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, and approaches her patients as if they were members of her family. She is new to California and enjoys cooking, travel, art and spending time with her husband and new baby.

Leila Hazlebeck, PA-C

Leila recently moved to California, but has whole-heartedly embraced the California lifestyle. You may catch her surfing at the beach in Ventura. Professionally, she brings her fun-loving sense of humor to the office. Although no one likes going to the doctor’s office, her energy makes the trip a little more enjoyable.

Sunni Moon, PA-C

Sunni is friendly, yet detail-oriented. You want her on your side when trying to figure out how to control your acne or treat your psoriasis. She also enjoys improving the little “imperfections” that only you can see.

Nikki Kadkhoda, PA-C

Nikki was born and raised in Los Angeles. After completing her bachelors degree at UCLA, Nikki attended the physician assistant program at Barry University in beautiful Miami, Florida. Nikki enjoys helping her patients in treating a variety of skin care conditions. Her positive and fun demeanor helps her patients feel at ease, but she knows how to take action to achieve success. In her free time, Nikki loves playing with her nieces and nephews, as well as staying active and enjoying the beach.

Francisca Nwosu, PA-C

Francisca is a board certified Physician Associate who specializes in general and cosmetic dermatology. She provides the full range of the latest dermatology services: including the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions, cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Francisca is a graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She received her Masters in Health Science degree from Drexel University. She then went on to complete a fellowship in dermatology at the Institute for Family Health in Kingston New York and Yale Department of Dermatology. Francisca has professional affiliations with some of the most prestigious medical societies including Society of Dermatology Physician Associates (SDPA), and the American Academy of Physician Associates (AAPA). She is deeply committed to providing competent, compassionate patient-centered care while utilizing the most medically advanced techniques.

Joanne Kuo, RN

Joanne is a multifunctional aesthetic nurse who is passionate and enthusiastic to provide the best treatments to her clients. She also enjoys traveling, cooking  and playing with her two cats!

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Save this month on Mother's Day Special at ADSCI! 🌸💐

Celebrate the amazing moms out there by giving them the gift of great skin! ADSCI is offering a special discount promo this May in honor of Mother’s Day. Treat your mom (or yourself!) to any of our rejuvenating skin treatments. From facials to laser treatments, we’ve got everything your skin needs to look and feel its best.

Mother’s Day Savings! 😍

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Forever Young and Clear Membership

Save hundreds of dollars when you upgrade to any of the packages:
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ln-Office Treatments $199 per month (Choose one per month)
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Patient Reviews

Agnes Aghilian
30 December 2022
I brought my mom in to see Dr. Lin and we are both so pleased with her visit! Dr. Lin exudes such professionalism and is extremely kind and attentive to his patients. The staff was also very welcoming and professional. My mom is so grateful to have Dr. Lin taking care of her skin!
Anne Dremann
30 December 2022
Dr Lin excellent so caring and very detailed communicated with clarity thank you.
Mark Borsuk
25 December 2022
Nikki is outstanding and an absolute asset to Advanv Dermatology. Extremely pleasant and efficient. Excellent communication skills and a wonder overall disposition. Thank you Nikki
Luis Espat
15 October 2022
My second visit to ms moon for lazer treatment was out of this world,she was so professional,she does what she says and the results is overcoming Thank you, Big 5 Stars. I recomend dr moon to family & friends
DownThe Stretch
12 October 2022
Dr. Sunny Moon exceeds all expectations when it comes to any anomalies forming within the skin. Her professional, balanced demeanor was probably the best care I have received. In the world of dermatology, Dr. Sunny rocked my world. Her innate skills left a feeling of an experienced pro.
Giancarlo Pino
12 October 2022
Sunni was great and attentive during her visit and gave me precious advices
Cipriano Nolasco
10 October 2022
Really good
Fran Adler
27 September 2022
Sunni is amazing. She is personable and makes you feel at ease during procedures. She's done before you know it happened. I wouldn't see anyone else for my skin issues.
Mario Carrasco
23 September 2022
At the doctor's office, the waiting was less than 10 minutes, last year I waited one hour, huge improvement, dr Ring is extremely knowledge and her explanations are clear and concise,
Karen Moore
3 September 2022
Nikki is wonderful!… always caring and has been so helpful to me. Highly recommend her!

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