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Rawaa Almukhtar, MD

  • Dermatology
Rawaa Almukhtar, MD
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Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave
San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Dermatology


  • English


Rawaa Almukhtar, MD, is a dermatologist and fellowship-trained laser and cosmetic dermatologic surgeon specializing in both cosmetic and medical dermatology. She is passionate about helping her patients look and feel their best using the latest technologies and most innovative techniques in a kind and gentle approach. She treats her patients as she treats her family.  

Dr. Almukhtar is an expert in the use of lasers to improve a variety of medical and cosmetic conditions including acne, rosacea, scars, acne scars, birthmarks, red and brown marks, wrinkles and more indications. She specializes in skin rejuvenation therapies, including neuromodulators, fillers, sclerotherapy for treatment of spider veins, skin tightening, treatment of cellulite and rejuvenation of the aging chest, neck and hands, treatments for hair loss and body contouring.  


She is equally dedicated to treating medical dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, autoimmune conditions, acne, rosacea and rashes. She is dedicated to the prevention, early detection and treatment of skin cancer. 


Dr. Almukhtar is involved in cutting-edge clinical research for novel cosmetic treatments involving fillers, neuromodulators, lasers, vein treatments and minimally invasive body contouring. She has authored articles for several peer-reviewed publications and has written multiple textbook chapters. 

Dr. Almukhtar serves on several dermatologic society committees including American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS). She is also an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). 


In her free time, Dr. Almukhtar enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel, and exploring new cultures and cuisines. 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology, 2019

Medical Education

  • Al-Nahrain University, 2011


  • St Louis University Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2016


  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Dermatology, 2019


  • Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, Fellowship, 2021

Graduate Education

  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center, MPH, 2014

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