About M. David Cole, MD

M. David Cole, M.D., F.A.A.D practices at Horizon Dermatology and Laser Institute. Highly rated for his wide-ranging expertise in conditions such as skin cancer, rash evaluation and treatment, and skin infections, Dr. Cole is perhaps best known for his evaluation and treatment of acne. He specializes in acne vulgaris (which is very common among patients) and acne rosacea, a skin condition which often looks similar to acne but requires its own treatment or management options.

Dr. Cole’s thorough approach to each patient’s unique condition(s), as well as his ongoing commitment to providing the best aesthetic results for each patient, allow him to provide effective relief and reduction of acne. He is well-versed in the often overwhelming array of over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription treatments which are available to patients, and he helps patients find the solution that is truly right for them.

Dr. Cole cherishes his position as a dermatologist not only because he can help his patients, but because he can teach them. He always takes the time to educate his patients on how they can take care of their skin. He also shares his expertise on some of the most prominent acne solutions available today, such as Accutane. Because Dr. Cole has worked with patients of all ages and has had direct experience with acne caused by a number of different factors, he is able to provide the insight and the personalized treatment plan that each and every patient needs.

Dr. M. David Cole attended the University of California and then earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at  Loma Linda University Medical Center in 2009.

Prior to joining Horizon Dermatology and Laser Institute Dr. Cole practiced at Community Medical Group of Riverside in San Diego, at Kaiser Permanente Orange County. Dr. Cole and his colleague has been featured in local outlets for his personalized approach to treatments of acne, psoriasis, and autoimmune diseases.

M. David Cole, MD also previously taught Dermatology at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine.