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Aleksandr Itkin, MD

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Dr. Aleksandr Itkin, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic Mission Valley
7565 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego, CA 92108
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Specialties

  • Dermatology

Biography

A dermatologist, Aleksandr Itkin, MD, has a wide variety of clinical interests from general dermatology to surgical excision and repair of skin cancers and benign tumors. His practice includes laser therapy for rosacea, tattoos, unwanted hair and blood vessels. He also offers laser and chemical peels for sun and age-related brown spots; photodynamic skin rejuvenation and Botox injections.


Dr. Itkin’s primary research focus is on photodynamic therapy for skin cancer, pre-cancer and acne. This type of treatment involves application of a medication on involved skin and illumination of treated skin with a special blue light or a laser.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology, 2003

Medical Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD, 1999

Internships

  • St Elizabeth's Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2000

Residencies

  • Boston Medical Center (Formerly Boston City Hospital), Dermatology, 2003
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