Clinical Trials

For Sponsors

MedDerm a glance

MedDerm is dedicated to a safe atmosphere for research subjects and to delivering high quality trial operations and procedures in a timely manner. We strictly adhere to HIPAA, GCP/ICH, IRB, and FDA guidelines/regulations.

  • Board-certified dermatologist experienced in clinical trials involving psoriasis, lupus, acne, rosacea, hidradenitis wounds and phototherapy.
  • Clinical research coordinators with over 20 years combined experience in dermatologic clinical research.

Facility Description:

  • MedDerm is located in Hillcrest, just north of Downtown San Diego.
  • Near major highways with good access to the public transit system.
  • Located between two major hospitals with emergency services.
  • 5,500 square foot office with 14 exam rooms with integrated use for both research and non-research patients.
  • On site laboratory, temperature controlled and locked.
  • Capable of conducting Phase I-IV clinical trials.
  • Internet connectivity of T1 bandwith or higher.
  • Secure storage for study materials with limited access


  • Medical Dermatology
  • General Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Narrowband UVB Phototherapy
  • UVA-1 and PUVA Photochemotherapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Nd-YAG vascular laser
  • Fractionated C02 laser
  • 1319nm Laser for Acne and Acne Scarring
  • Intense Pulsed Light
  • Erbium Laser
  • Cosmetic Services (Botox, Fillers, Sclerotherapy)
  • High-speed laser hair removal
  • Skin Tightening
  • Wound care

For more information please contact:

Michelle Pelle, M.D., Medical Director
3965 5th Ave. Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92103
P: (619) 243-7015
F: (619) 542-0559