Dr. David Goldman

Our cosmetic dermatological services are administered by Dr. David Goldman, a board certified dermatologist and supported by a professional staff.

Dr. Goldman was raised in the San Fernando Valley and earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in 1980, followed by a residency in dermatology at the Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center.  He went on to complete additional fellowship training in Mohs micrographic surgery for the treatment of skin cancer in Los Angeles and at the University of Wisconsin.  He has been an instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and has been a presenter at numerous health conferences. 

Dr. Goldman is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatology Surgery and the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology.  Dr. Goldman is also a member of the San Fernando Valley Dermatology Association.

Dr. Monica Trail

Dr. Trail is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans and completed her Internship, Residency and Research fellowship at Tulane Medical Center Hospital. She was also awarded a Resident Scholarship by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and a Resident Award from the Skin Disease Education Foundation.

In addition to medical dermatology, she has interest in cosmetic dermatology: botox, fillers, chemical peels, hair transplantation.  She has had involvement in dermatological research, including efficacy, tolerability and safety studies for emerging pharmaceuticals, as well as antipsoriatic and systemic therapies.  In addition to writing for the American Academy of Dermatology, she has been cited in peer articles.

Dr. Trail holds membership in the American Academy of Dermatology, the Women's Dermatologic Society and the Florida Medical Society.


An appointment for consultation and/or treatment can be made with Dr. Goldman at our Valencia III Cosmetic Dermatology office at (661) 290-5330. Or in Porter Ranch with Dr. Monica Trail at (818) 403-2450.