Dr. Howard Milstein

Dr. Milstein is a Board Certified Dermatologist. He is the founder of La Jolla Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center. His patients come from all over the world to seek his expertise.  He is known for and specializes in difficult second opinions in making a diagnosis and organized treatment plans.

Howard G. Milstein, M.D. also specializes in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology. He is a leader in developing techniques for the use of Lasers in the treatment of the skin and sun aging. Dr. Milstein has also developed a skin care plan to use Retina-A® cream special moisturizers and antioxidants to slow aging of the skin and prevent skin cancers.

He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at University of California, San Diego and teaches medical students and dermatology residents. Dr. Milstein is a third generation medical care giver from St. Paul, Minnesota.  After graduating from the University of Minnesota Medical School, he was a dermatology fellow at Stanford University, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, a Research Fellow at the Scripps Clinic, La Jolla,California, and completed his Dermatology residency at UCSD in San Diego.

He is a life member of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a member of the San Diego Dermatology Society, the San Diego Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Rachel Milstein Goldenhar

Dr. Goldenhar is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years of clinical experience. She graduated with a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Southern California and obtained her Masters and Doctoral degree from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego. In addition to her 6 years of graduate studies, she completed 3000 hours of pre and post-doctoral psychology training hours. She has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospitals, and private practice.

Dr. Goldenhar has expertise in providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. She regularly appears on Fox5 San Diego to discuss issues related to parenting. Dr. Goldenhar’s therapeutic style utilizes a caring, humanistic, positive approach. She assists with research-based coping skills and problem-solving techniques to maximize your strengths and help you move forward in a safe and accepting environment.

Dr. Goldenhar’s specialties include:

Coping with Depression and Anxiety
Stress related to marriage, family, and parenting
Coping with Illness
Helping patients navigate and manage their health care
Helping teens manage stress
Achieving work / life balance
Coping with life transitions 
Grief and Bereavement
Building self-esteem
Strengthening relationships
Coping with women’s health issues
Coping with skin related disorders (i.e. eczema, psoriasis, itching)
Women’s reproductive health including:
 ● Fertlilty
 ● Pregnancy
 ● Perinatal (while pregnant or postpartum) mood disorders
such as post-partum depression and anxiety
 ● Menopausal adjustment and transition


Jeff Eaton M.D.

Jeff Eaton, M.D. is a board certified head and neck surgeon and specializing in skin cancer-Mohs surgery and facial plastic reconstruction.

Dr. Eaton earned his Medical Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles Medical School.  Following an internship in general surgery at the University of Californa at Davis and a residency in Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland, California, he then completed a fellowship in Mohs Cosmetic Surgery at the University of California at San Francisco.

Dr. Eaton is one of a few head and neck surgeons trained in the Mohs technique for skin cancer removal and advanced reconstruction techniques.  Mohs is a specialized technique to remove skin cancer.   The surgeon is both a pathologist and reconstructive surgeon.    Mohs surgery offers the highest cure rate of all methods of skin cancer removal.