20162 SW Birch Street, Suite 250, Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 251-0427

Comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of Premier Dermatology Associates of Orange County’s office operations. To ensure your convenience, below is the information you need about our hours, location, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing.

Premier Dermatology Associates of Orange County
20162 SW Birch Street, Suite 250
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 251-0427

Office Hours


08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

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We are pleased to offer early morning and early evening appointments.  To help us see you as quickly as possible, please download and complete our patient information forms and bring them with you to your appointment.  If you need to cancel an appointment, please give us 24 hours notice to avoid a no-show charge.

Insurance and Billing

We accept most traditional insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dermatologist.

  • Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Health Care
  • Tricare

Payment Options

  • Financing available through CareCredit
  • Major credit cards accepted

Financing Options

 CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn't cover. They offer No Interest* and low monthly payment options, no up-front costs, no pre-payment penalties and no annual fees so you can get what you want when you want it.

CareCredit is accepted by over 100,000 providers and is the nation's leading patient financing program. For more information, visit www.carecredit.com or contact our office.

Facilities and Equipment

Dr. Melissa Watcher is an experience Mohs surgeon treating basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers with in office frozen sections to obtain clear margins with the smallest defect possible.  Many closures are performed at the time of surgery in our office but if a plastic surgeon is needed, Dr. Watcher will make arrangements with one of the best in Orange County.

Dr. Susan Cox enjoys working with patients to craft an individualized skin care plan to help each person look and feel their best.  This can range from a good, affordable skin care regimen to the use of injectable products and lasers.  Dr. Cox is known for her careful use of fillers and Botox to help patients meet their personal goals.  With many years of experience in laser resurfacing, she can tailor a treatment to help you meet your expectations with down time and cost in mind.