Dr. Aszterbaum received her MD at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and interned in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts General Hospital. She then completed her residency in dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Following her residency, she pursued a research fellowship in skin cancer genetics, specializing in the study of skin cancer prevention in high-risk populations. She was a full-time clinical instructor of dermatology and a researcher at UCSF from 1997 to 2002. During fellowship and afterwards, she published many research articles. She also developed the cell line ASZ001 which is now commonly used in testing medications that may help prevent skin cancer.

Dr. Aszterbaum holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and is Past President of the Orange County Dermatological Society.

Dr. Aszterbaum has been practicing Dermatology, Dermatology Surgery and Laser Therapeutics In Newport Beach since 2001.

Michelle Aszterbaum, M.D.

Office Location

Dr. Michelle Aszterbaum


1441 Avocado Avenue 


Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat (NEW)
8:15am - 5:00pm

Contact Us

We are the leading dermatology center serving residents of Newport Beach, CA and Orange County including, West Newport, Balboa, Newport Heights, Newport Bay, East Bluff, Corona Del Mar, San Joaquin Hills, Newport Coast and Crystal Cove with skin care services including BOTOX® Cosmetic injections, dermal fillers, laser hair removal, liposculpture, laser therapies & vein treatments.