From concerns regarding skin cancer to the latest anti-aging treatments, having a dermatologist you know and trust is vital to your skin’s health.

Bruce Saal, MD, is a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist with vast experience in both traditional dermatologic services and the newest, most cutting-edge procedures. Los Gatos Dermatology in Los Gatos, California, pioneered anti-aging laser treatments for the last forty five years and continues to do so today.

Whether patients are seeking treatment for a physical condition, such as rosacea or acne scarring, or if they’re interested in the newest FDA-approved body contouring technique, Dr. Saal has the skill and experience needed to deliver outstanding results.

He began his educational career at Harpur College at the State University of New York, graduating with a degree in chemistry. He then attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans before completing his internship at the University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center in Los Angeles. He stayed at USC to complete his dermatology residency.

Dr. Saal founded Los Gatos Dermatology in 1976 and, for the past forty five years, has been an honored example of what it takes to succeed in the field.

He co-organized the first laser surgery clinic at Stanford University, Department of Dermatology, and continues to be a recognized leader in both laser surgery and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Saal also lectures at various dermatology educational forums, both nationally and abroad.

Professionally, Dr. Saal is board-certified by both the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology. He holds a fellowship at the American Board of Laser Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He’s also a fellow at the American Society of Dermatopathology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

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Most Major Private Insurances Accepted

We accept most major private insurance plans. Here are just a few of our most popular plans. Please contact your insurance company so that you know what benefits you have and how much financial obligation you may owe. If you have any other questions regarding insurance, please contact the office. Thank you!

Aetna PPO
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Cigna PPO
United Healthcare PPO

Before and After

  • Scar Removal

    We specialize in treating and combating the toughest acne and scar cases. With individualized treatment plans based on the client's specific skin physiology, Dr. Saal and his talented providers have been able to give thousands of patients back their natural, healthy skin. 

  • Anti-Aging Treatments: Voluma

    When it comes to anti-aging, we have numerous treatment options to help you reach your beauty goals. Offering the latest in light therapies, injectables and topical medicaiton available, we are sure we can help you achieve that youthful glow at any age.

  • Laser Hair Removal

    We want you to love your body! That's why we have the latest options available today for body contouring, laser hair and tattoo removals, as well as skin tightening treatments. 

  • Laser Tattoo Removal

    We want you to love your body! That's why we have the latest options available today for body contouring, laser hair and tattoo removals, as well as skin tightening treatments. 

  • Sculpsure

    We want you to love your body! That's why we have the latest options available today for body contouring, laser hair and tattoo removals, as well as skin tightening treatments. 

  • Botox

    Today, the quality and efficacy of injectables and fillers are superb and our talented providers specialize in helping you achieve a youthful and natural look!

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Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I have been going to Dr Saal for almost 15 years. He has been consistently great in helping me in maintaining my skin as young and healthy as possible."

    Mehrnaz H.
  • Yelp

    "I have been a patient of Dr. Saal for the better part of 30 years. His care has always been excellent."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Saal is thorough and extremely knowledgeable, but most of all I feel I can trust him to help my skin look it's best."

    Monette P.
  • Yelp

    "I have been going to Dr. Saal for the last 15 years. He utilizes the most advanced techniques to accomplish the most amazing non-evasive results."

    Eddie F.


Los Gatos Dermatology
777 Knowles Drive, Suite 16
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: 408-374-1320

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