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Andrew Breithaupt, MD

Andrew Breithaupt, MD


Dr. Breithaupt (pronounced “bright”-“hopped”) is a board-certified, fellowship-trained surgical and cosmetic dermatologist and Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer, Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, non-invasive cosmetic surgery, injectable fillers and toxins, lasers and energy-based devices.
After receiving his M.D. and completing internship, Dr. Breithaupt did his residency in Dermatology at UCLA. Following residency, he performed a fellowship at UCLA in Mohs surgery, reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery. This exclusive training, undertaken by only one physician per year at UCLA, gives him the unique set of skills that combine the fields of dermatology, Mohs surgery, plastic surgery, and laser surgery that are needed to provide his patients with the best possible results.

Dr. Breithaupt is a leader and expert in the field dermatologic and cosmetic surgery. He has published over twenty scientific articles, written four book chapters, and given over twenty-five presentations at scientific meetings. His training and expertise give him the ability to uniquely address all aspects of the aging process, many of which patients may not even notice themselves. His understanding of both the science and art of beauty consistently give patients results beyond their expectations.

Dr. Breithaupt volunteers his time to teach medical students and residents at UCLA and Harbor-UCLA. He particularly enjoys the care of veterans at the West LA Veterans Hospital.
Dr. Breithaupt and his wife Selina, a South Bay native, live with their dog Luna in Hermosa Beach. They love the South Bay and are proud members of the community. He is an avid surfer, athlete, and traveler who can be found in the water or on The Strand all year long.

Education and Certifications

University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Neuroscience

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Medical Degree

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Transitional Year Internship

UCLA Medical Center
Dermatology Residency

UCLA Medical Center
Procedural Dermatology Fellowship

Professional Memberships:
American Academy of Dermatology
American College of Mohs Surgery
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
Hospital Affiliations:
UCLA Medical Center
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
West LA VA Medical Center
Torrance Memorial Hospital

*For any procedure and service described on this website, individual results may vary and may not be applicable in all cases.