Arun P Venkat, MD Dermatology

Dr. Arun P Venkat, MD

Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Oceanside, CA 92056 (4 other locations)
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About Dr. Arun P Venkat MD

Dr. Arun P Venkat, MD is a doctor primarily located in Oceanside, CA, with other offices in Solana Beach, CA and San Marcos, CA(and 3 other locations). He has 17 years of experience. His

Dr. Venkat has received 3 awards.


Dr. Arun P Venkat has 5 locations

Dermatology Specialists Inc 3629 Vista Way Oceanside, CA 92056
Dermatology Specialists Inc 530 Lomas Santa Fe Dr Ste D Solana Beach, CA 92075
Dermatology Specialists Inc 838 Nordahl Rd Ste 250 San Marcos, CA 92069
Dermatology Specialists Inc 29826 Haun Rd Ste 308 Menifee, CA 92586
Dermatology Specialists Inc 25495 Medical Center Dr Ste 200 Murrieta, CA 92562


Dr. Arun P Venkat has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Arun P Venkat has the following 11 expertise

  • Excision
  • Mole
  • Melanoma
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Basal Cell
  • Rash
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2017)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


17 Years Experience

Duke University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2004

Dr. Arun P Venkat Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Whole Health PrimeCare HMO CA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • Sharp Health Plan
    • Sharp Health Blue Choice
    • Sharp Health Gold Value
    • Sharp Health Performance
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Arun P Venkat

Arun P. Venkat, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist with specialized training in Dermatopathology (the subspecialty of microscopically examining skin biopsies and rendering diagnoses.) He did his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with highest honors. He received his M.D. degree from Duke University as well as his MBA, and completed his residency at the University of Iowa. He completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at John Hopkins University. Dr. Venkat received the ASDS Cutting Edge Research Grant focusing on the prognosis of cutaneous malignant melanoma. He has published many articles on dermatology and various subspecialties. He specializes in dermatopathology as well as practicing general dermatology. He can uniquely care for his patients by personally examining and combining data from both the clinical findings and the microscopic biopsy findings.

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