Dr. Lorrie J. Klein has earned success and national recognition as an elite dermatologist by following a simple philosophy at her Orange County practice: Take excellent care of her patients in any way that she could. Dr. Klein’s unwavering dedication to that philosophy has resulted in a loyal following of happy and healthy patients and the respect of her peers, which has earned her numerous awards.
See for yourself the artistry and professional excellence Dr. Klein demonstrates at OC Dermatology by requesting a consultation with the board-certified dermatologist or by calling our Laguna Niguel office at (949) 363-1788 to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Klein specializes in both medical and cosmetic dermatology and treats patients with skin conditions ranging from moles to skin cancer. She understands that effective treatment begins with establishing a trusting relationship with the patient. Dr. Klein uses her combination of experience, skill, and empathy to provide comprehensive treatment.
Her personal warmth is one of the reasons she’s been honored with the Compassionate Doctor Award from Vitals.com. The honor, awarded annually, is based on feedback from hundreds of thousands of patients about their doctors’ bedside manner, doctor-patient face time, and the degree of follow-up care. Only a select few doctors receive praise about the compassion that accompanies their care. Of the nation’s 870,000 active doctors, only 3 percent earned this honor in 2013.
- No. 1: Dr. Klein is the No. 1 dermatologist in Orange County and San Diego County in BOTOX and Juvederm treatments among all dermatologists and plastic surgeons.
- Top 10: Dr. Klein has been ranked in the top 10 dermatologists in the U.S. in BOTOX and Juvederm treatments.
- Top 50: Dr. Klein has been ranked the top 50 of all physicians in the world using these treatments.
Dr. Klein trains other dermatologists in the effective use of BOTOX and is highly regarded for her artistic eye.
A ‘Super Doctor’
For the 7th year in a row Dr. Klein has been selected to be a Super Doctor.
Dr. Klein’s talents have long been recognized by her peers. Her selection as a Super Doctor in the Los Angeles-Orange County region is based on a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
The areas researched before a specialist is recognized as a Super Doctor include:
- Professional activities
- Leadership positions
- Academic achievements and positions
- Board certifications
- Publications, lectures, and presentations
- Honors and awards
- Other outstanding achievement
Only the highest-scoring doctors are included on the Super Doctors list, which comprises approximately 5% of the physicians within the respective state or region.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award
The Castle Connolly physician-led research team carefully reviews the credentials of every physician being considered for inclusion in Castle Connolly Guides®. The review includes, among other factors, scrutiny of medical education, training, board certifications, hospital appointments, administrative posts, professional achievements and malpractice and disciplinary history. This award puts Dr. Klein in among the top 6% of physicians in the country. Castle Connolly Top Doctors are highly sought after physician leaders in their communities and metropolitan areas.