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Animal Dermatology Clinic

Marina del Rey, California

• Rudayna Ghubash, DVM, Diplomate ACVD, Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist
Dr. Rudayna Ghubash is a graduate of Texas A&M University and completed her dermatology residency at the University of Florida. Dr. Ghubash has been the recipient of many outstanding awards for research and lectures including the American College of Veterinary Dermatology Resident Research Award. Dr Ghubash is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, and is a co-owner of Animal Dermatology Clinic.

Dr. Ghubash wishes to continue contributing to the field of veterinary dermatology as a clinician and through clinical research, continuing education, speaking engagements, and publications. Her goal is to help improve the quality of life for animals suffering from dermatologic diseases.

• Allison Kirby, DVM, Diplomate ACVD, Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist
Dr. Allison Kirby graduated in 2005 from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Kirby completed a one-year rotating internship at a large private practice in Santa Rosa, CA. In July 2006, Dr. Kirby began her residency program at Animal Dermatology Clinic in Tustin, CA. She has since then completed her residency at Animal Dermatology Clinic in Marina del Rey, CA in July 2009 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in August 2009. For the last 5 years, she has helped to train several residents and has been involved with several drug studies.

• Melissa Hall, DVM, Diplomate ACVD, Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist
Dr. Melissa Hall graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis in 2006. While attending UC Davis, Dr. Hall was involved in many clubs and received numerous scholarships. She served as the class president for several years as well as the President of the Veterinary Business Club. Upon graduation, Dr. Hall completed a 12 month rotating internship with the Florida Veterinary Specialists and the North Bay Animal and Bird Hospital in Tampa, FL.

During her earlier studies, Dr. Hall developed a passion for all things dermatology. She accepted a residency position in veterinary dermatology in 2007 at Animal Dermatology Clinic in Tustin, CA and achieved Diplomate status in 2011. 

In her spare time, Dr. Hall enjoys yoga, knitting, travel and spoiling her four-legged children.

Animal Dermatology Clinic
4834 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina del Rey, California 90292
Phone: (310) 822-3376
Fax: (310) 306-9623
Email: [email protected]

Success Stories


Before: "Taffy” came to us in April 2009 and was diagnosed with pemphigus foliaceus

After: One year later her condition is under control. Pustules have disappeared & haircoat is restored.

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Pet of the Month


Dottie - is a rescue that now lives in Santa Monica, CA. She is also a patient at the Marina del Rey clinic.

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As specialists, we stay current on new research and treatments and are actively involved with the research. Our dermatology practice is not limited to small animals and we often have equine and occasionally exotic patients. Learn More >