The South Bay's Skin Care Experts
Manhattan Beach Dermatology is a comprehensive skin diagnosis and treatment center that provides state-of-the-art medical, cosmetic, and surgical skin care services.  We treat both pediatric and adult patients; consider us to be the dermatology practice for your entire family.  Our mission as the South Bay's premier skin care resource is to use the latest advances in dermatology to provide you with the highest quality care in a comfortable, relaxed, and caring practice setting. 

Dr. Scott Rackett

Dr. Dina Bierman

Daniela Leslie, DNP, FNP-C
What people say about us
  • "Dr. Rackett's bedside manner is really amazing. I was so satisfied with the amount of time he spent ensuring I understood what was going on and what my expectations were going forward. "


  • "Daniela is excellent and a credit to your practice. She is always patient, kind and really shows genuine concern for me and addresses my issues every time I meet with her. "


  • "Dr. Rackett is absolutely amazing! He is so kind and genuine and really makes me feel comfortable. He has helped me with my severe acne and I couldn’t be happier! Even though my insurance doesn’t cover my visits, it’s well worth it to go to him!
    The best dermatologist I’ve been too. "


  • "Thanks for fitting me in so quickly when I called for an appointment. Everyone, from first phone call to all staff, was great! I was referred by Dr Lee Kissel. I'll let him know about your great service. "


  • "Love your office and every experience is a wonderful one! "


  • "I was a patient of Dr. Rackett for several years prior to his move to Manhattan Beach. I then began seeing another dermatologist closer to my home. I am happy that I decided to return to Dr. Rackett. It is worth the drive! There is no comparison. He is the best! "


  • "Danielle is artfully skilled in fillers and other cosmetic procedures. I trust her completely! "


  • "Everyone at the office is pleasant and very helpful. I have referred others to Dr. Rackett and they have been very pleased. "


  • "No complaints here. Dr. Rackett has always been very informative and observant of any problems he may find. Great Doctor. Only recommendation is to have more automotive magazines available in the waiting room. Thanks again and keep up the good work. "


  • "All of the office staff, receptionists and nursing were very courteous and professional. My apt. with Dr. Rackett went well; he is very courteous, professional and reassuring. I am pleased with the care that I have received and will recommend this practice to friends & family."


  • "I was delighted with my treatment. I had been to three other doctors and received no remedy. Dr. Rackett diagnosed it efficiently and I am thrilled, I highly recommend for all services"


  • "Dr. Rackett and his assistant were very professional and pleasant and the procedures were handled in a manner that inspires trust."


  • "Dr. Rackett is knowledgeable and thorough and his staff is efficient and friendly. On top of all that it's even possible to understand his bills, unlike a couple of other doctors in the South Bay I could name."


  • "This office is one of the very professional and competent Medical practice. It is also one with an atmosphere of highly ethical "friends" at your service. It really does not get any better than that."


  • "What can I say about Dr. Rackett . . . he is simply the best! I moved to OC 3 years ago and got referrals to another derm. I had several terrible experiences because the new Dr. couldn't be bothered to actually spend time addressing my concerns. As a result I came back to Dr. Rackett since I trust him. This is why you are the BEST!"


  • "Best visit with a dermatologist ever! Stupendous staff, equally stupendous service. Dr. Rackett is frankly, one of the finest doctors I've ever met. You bet I'll be recommending you to friends and colleagues."


  • "Scott & Friendly staff – I was exceptionally pleased with the professional expertise from the Doctor to the assistant and finally to the staff during all facets of my initial meeting. I look forward to any future needs where our paths cross will cross in the future. Thanks."


  • "Good office visit. The staff and Dr. were very capable."


  • "The entire staff is professional and friendly. Contact with the staff from the check-in process to the check-out process was warm, attentive and sincere. I always recommend Dr. Rackett and Daniela to all my friends"


  • "Everyone was extremely professional and friendly. A great experience and I would gladly provide a positive referral."


  • "A wonderful relaxing atmosphere, very, very nice people."


  • "Love this office, great care and staff. I recommend Dr. Rackett to friends all the time."


Our services include:

General Dermatology - including comprehensive full body skin cancer screening to detect abnormal moles, pre-cancerous spots, melanoma, and other skin cancers; treatment for medical skin issues such as acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, rashes, allergic reactions, skin discolorations, and other conditions.
Skin Surgery - Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, removal of moles, cysts, warts, and other non-cancerous growths, surgical excisions of atypical moles and superficial melanoma.
Minimally Invasive Skin Rejuvenation - Botox and Dysport, fillers such as Restylane, Juvéderm, and Radiesse , sclerotherapy for leg veins, topical skin renewal programs, and chemical peels and lasers for facial redness/broken capillaries, hair removal, brown spots, acne scars, and sun damaged skin.

Committed to Excellence to Deliver Results
At Manhattan Beach Dermatology, the hallmark of our practice philosophy is that prevention and early detection of skin disease and skin cancer are of the utmost importance.   We encourage you and your family to adopt healthy skin habits for a lifetime of skin wellness.  Your skin needs the highly specialized and unique attention that only a board-certified dermatologist can provide you.  It is generally recommended that you see a dermatologist annually for a thorough examination so that any skin abnormalities can be discovered at the earliest stages.  We invite you to schedule a consultation today by simply calling (310) 802-8180 so you can look and feel your best.

If you are a new patient, welcome and thanks for choosing us!   Click on New Patient Registration to print and fill out our forms to bring to your appointment in order to streamline the registration process. Sign up for our quarterly newsletter to receive exclusive offers on cosmetic treatments and to keep up to date with the latest information in the field of dermatology.

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2013-Voted Best Dermatologist in the South Bay by the Easy Reader. .

2011-Voted Best Dermatologist in the South Bay by the Easy Reader.

2809 N. Sepulveda Blvd
Suite A
Manhattan Beach
CA 90266
P:(310) 802-8180
F:(310) 802-8150

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