Every Refined Dermatology patient has a skin story.

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Great doctor. One visit and he cured my skin problem that has bothered me for several years. I have seen other doctors before but no one would be able to fix the problem. Highly recommended.*
Billy B.Billy B.
Best dermatology office ever. Super friendly staff and professional, exceptional service.*
Dr. Swengel is absolutely wonderful, professional and friendly. My experience has been nothing but perfect. He is a very experienced physician.*
He is knowledgable, professional and genuinely interested in what I want.*
Refined Dermatology changed my life completely! They fixed my skin which every other dermatologist said would take months, in under a month. Their products and treatments work great and the service is wonderful. They are great with last minute call in appointments and are always happy and courteous to the patients. I would recommend Refined Dermatology to anyone and everyone without any hesitation!*
Very caring staff all around.*
Laura D.Laura D.
Amazing experience! I look forward to each visit! Carolyn T. is WONDERFUL! :-)*
Very knowledgeable, professional, and caring.*
I had a major skin emergency and they got in me within the hour. They are definitely a ‘zero attitude’ place. They made me feel comfortable… I am an esthetician so I knew exactly what I wanted going in. He solved my problem the same way I would and even one uped me! Very very impressed. Thank you guys so much.!*
The dr walked in – big smile, personable, considerate, knowledgeable and professional!… his office manager Eric is also fabulous- personable, considerate and genuine!*
I wanted to take a moment and say how friendly and professional the staff was.*
I will continue to go back to Dr. Swengel where I have been treated well by everyone in the office, and I feel he is a very competent and experienced doctor. Eric, his assistant, who was very warm, helpful and informative.*
After a life of fighting acne and seeing many personalities in the skin care industry, doctors, nurses, and estheticians, I can say without a doubt that Dr. Swengel and his staff are THE BEST I have seen… THEY ARE THE BEST! I WOULD BE LOST WITHOUT THEM!*
Dr. Swengel and his staff were very professional and I completely trust them. I had a dark acne mark on my cheek and with a spot treatment of TCL. Voila! It’s gone and has not returned!*
Every time I have the pleasure to visit Refined Dermatology, I feel uplifted and extremely impressed with the customer service, attention to detail, products, technology and new innovation with skincare treatments, and most of all the kindness displayed by the staff as a whole. I'm grateful to have found such a gem of an establishment that has the expertise, the look/feel, and the overall satisfaction I feel each and every time I'm finished with treatment. Thank you!!*
I found that everybody at the office was super-competent, friendly and warm.*
Everyone here is wonderful and competent.*
I came to this place with no expectations and left so happy and optimistic about my skin.*
Sashah is … warm and professional as is everyone in the office.*
Darlene G.Darlene G.
Eric did an excellent job explaining our situations and solutions. Loved how much time he was willing to spend with us.*
Dr. S and his staff are excellent! I’m very thankful for their kind and gentle service.*
The staff was very friendly and prompt.*
So appreciate Dr. Swengel and his team’s ease of scheduling, warm bedside manner, followup and interest in my overall well-being.*
I have had bad skin my whole life… I have been using skin care solution that actually works now for 18 weeks, and i feel like a whole new person! I would highly recommend Dr. Swengel to anyone that is seeking bright glowing skin :)*
His office is located about 40 miles from my home but truth be told, I’d drive a hundred miles to see him.*
Judith F.Judith F.
My daughter and I were both very pleased with the office visit. Her skin has improved so much since coming in. The whole staff were great very friendly and informative.*
Kathy E.Kathy E.
I trust Dr Swengel and his team. I have multiple BCCs on my back and feel that Dr. Swengel should be more thorough in examining my back.. There are many places on my back that I cannot see properly.*
This place has it all – fantastic doctor, wonderful esthetician, very pleasant staff.*
The lady who picked up the phone was VERY friendly, knowledgable and attentive.*
Okay, seriously, this is THE BEST DERMATOLOGIST out here in the Bay area. I have been to 4 other doctors who told me that my condition needed surgery. One month with Dr. Swengel and he fixed the issue and I didn’t even need surgery. Now I am completely healed. I cannot say enough about him. The staff was very friendly and prompt. Wait times weren’t long at all.Way to go Dr. Swengel!*
An extremely pleasant and kind group of folks work at Dr. Swengel’s office.*
Dr. Swengel sets the bar in medicine and cosmetic procedures.*
Dr. Swengel and his office staff are just fabulous!*
Philip F.Philip F.
I didn't want to have skin cancer but I'm glad that Dr. Swengel treated me. Very good doctor, office and staff.*
A great dermatologist. I have been seeing him for over a year for various problems. He is super patient and never in a rush. He seems like just a great person you can talk to about anything.*
My entire experience with Dr. Swengel and his entire staff was nothing but professional, pleasant and helpful.*
He is such an ethical, compassionate doctor! Very patient oriented, and highly recommended!*
I have found my new “forever” dermatologist and wouldn’t consider ever going to anyone else again. I feel confident that I am in the best, most knowledgeable, caring, competent hands possible.*
Dr. Swengel is a skilled, helpful dermatologist and he has a terrific staff!*
Jereme A.Jereme A.
Had an excellent first visit with Dr. Swengel. Very impressed with the office, staff, and doctor. I feel I am in good hands for effective diagnosis and treatment of my difficult condition.*
Dr Swengel is super patient and never in a rush. He seems like just a great person you can talk to about anything.*
My skin has honestly never looked this amazing (and I have acne-rosacea). I finally don’t have to hide behind thick foundations and can throw on a light coverage tinted moisturizer and some mascara and lip gloss and look/feel super confident and beautiful in my new skin!*
Overall, Dr. Swengel and his staff were very professional and I completely trust them.*
Dr. Swengel is a true gem. He is personable, kind and extremely smart.*

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* Testimonials are personal experiences from our patients. Results may vary.