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Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Experts

At California Skin Institute - Torrance - Skypark, our board-certified dermatologists and plastic surgeon are here to help you look and feel your best with healthy skin. Services include medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery. We offer state-of-the-art technologies to address a wide range of skin care needs. 

California Skin Institute Torrance - Skypark

Cosmetic, medical, and surgical dermatology & plastic surgery

“Our approach to patient care is always grounded in the foundation of what makes good medical sense, whether it be for medical or cosmetic issues. We like to stay on top of new technology, but it is our responsibility to sort out the procedures that are likely to produce desirable results from the expensive gimmicks.”

We Specialize in The Highest Level of Care

*Individual results may vary and are not guaranteed

Medical Dermatology

  • Skin Cancer Diagnosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Rosacea
  • Acne
  • and more
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Surgical Dermatology

  • Skin Cancer Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • and more
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Aesthetician Services

  • Facials
  • Chemical Peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • and more
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Skin Resurfacing with CO2 or Fraxel Laser
  • Laser Treatment of redness and brown spots with VBeam pulsed dye laser
  • Botox™ and dermal fillers such as Juvederm™, Restylane™, Sculptra™, and more
  • Skin tightening with Ultherapy™
  • MicroNeedling
  • Eyelift
  • Laser hair removal
  • Leg vein treatment
  • Vivace™

Plastic Surgery

Body Contouring

  • WarmSculpting™ with Sculpture™
  • Smartlipo Triplex™
  • Body Makeover after Weightloss
  • Cellulite Treatment with Cellulaze™
  • Vein Treatment

Facial Rejuvenation 

  • Facelift
  • Neck Lift
  • Cheek Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Rhinoplasty

Breast Enhancement

  • Breast Enlargements
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Implant revision 
  • Breast Lift with Implants
  • Breast Reduction

Mommy Makeover

  • Liposuction
  • Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation with Implants
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Injectable Facial Rejuvenation
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Testimonials

“I am very happy with the results of my daughter's treatment for acne. Very professional office.”


“Very caring office. Most important to me is their honesty. I have health issues as a 43 year transplant patient and knowing ahead of time what works or may not work, due to my condition is vital. Also referring me quickly when my condition warrants it is much appreciated.”




Our experts can help you find the right solutions for your needs!


Dr. Christine Petti is a board-certified plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon and is known for her compassionate, creative and customized plastic surgical care in the Torrance-Skypark area. As a thought leader, she offers state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical aesthetic services while providing a beauty milieu. As part of her continued efforts to remain a trendsetter and maintain her continuing medical education, Dr. Petti takes an annual comprehensive plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery examination. Also Dr. Petti has appeared on numerous episodes on The Doctors television series, NBC Inside Edition, Discovery Channel’s Discovery Health, The Plastic Surgery Channel and Aesthetic TV validating her as a plastic surgery expert.


Dr. Petti is passionate about maintaining and enhancing the unique attractiveness of people and things all around her. Dr. Petti is obsessed with beauty—natural and enhanced and she loves to encourage her patients with her compassionate aphorism, “Stay forever young!”


Her specialized skills in cutting edge laser technology and treatments has led her to be an expert in many laser treatments including, but not limited to Smartlipo TriPlex® laser-assisted liposuction, PrecisionTX® minimally invasive laser neck lift, Cellulaze® laser-assisted cellulite reduction, SmartSkin® fractional CO2 laser skin resurfacing, SculpSure Warmsculpting light-based nonsurgical fat reduction, Vivace fractional radiofrequency microneedling and SmartXide no downtime CO2 laser Cool Peel and advanced CO2 laser skin peel using the Tetra CO2 laser mode.


Dr. Christine Petti Torrance, California

Christine Petti, MD, FACS

Julia Kwan, MD is a board-certified dermatologist who was born and raised in Southern California. After receiving her medical degree from New York University, she served eleven years in the United States Navy. Following a transitional internship in San Diego, she became the general medical officer on an amphibious warship, accompanying it from New Orleans through the Panama Canal to its homeport of San Diego. Upon completing a dermatology residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Kwan was stationed in Pearl Harbor as the active duty staff dermatologist for four years.


She is happy to be back in the South Bay practicing dermatology with California Skin Institute. Dr. Kwan’s main focus is general, medical, and surgical dermatology, where she feels she can best help patients manage their skin conditions. A fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, she also has a strong interest in academics. She has published more than a dozen articles in peer-reviewed Dermatology, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Trauma Surgery journals. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, cooking, and spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Julia Kwan, MD

Dr. Gregory Henderson is a dermatologist who practices in San Pedro. He is a board-certified Micrographic Dermatologic Surgeon and dermatologist and sees patients of all ages. He treats medical and surgical conditions of the skin and hair, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, rashes and skin cancer, and strives to provide the highest quality care to every patient. He always welcomes the opportunity to explain diagnoses and treatment plans to patients and their families.


Dr. Henderson received a combined medical degree and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and the California Institute of Technology. He completed his internship at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and his residency in dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Henderson was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at UCLA, before starting a rigorous fellowship specializing in skin cancer and complex surgical reconstruction with the California Skin Institute in San Jose. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Gregory Henderson, MD, PhD

Look and Feel Your Best.  Contact us today to book an appointment. 

23451 Madison Street,

Bldg. 7, Ste. 330
Torrance, CA 90505

Phone: (310) 375-9994


Hours of Operation:

Monday

9:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday and 

9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday

7:30am – 5:00pm

Thursday

9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday

9:00am – 4:00pm

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