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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Watcher is Excellent. Dr. Watcher has been reviewed by 46 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Watcher, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Melanoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Watcher graduated from University of California at Davis. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Newport Beach, CA
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Watcher has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa A Watcher MD is a female Dermatologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Dermatology.
Where does Dr. Melissa A. Watcher practice?
Dr. Melissa Watcher has 2 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Watcher practices Dermatology near Newport Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Orange, CA.
See Newport Beach Dermatologists.