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Santa Barbara Skin Institute

Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, and Mohs Surgery located in Santa Barbara, CA & Solvang, CA
Now offering Telehealth appointments

Where caring is more than skin deep.

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Roberta Sengelmann, MD, and the team of experts at Santa Barbara Skin Institute are committed to providing skilled, compassionate, efficient, and personalized patient care in all aspects of dermatologic surgery. They practice an evidence-based approach to care at their state-of-the-art facilities in both Santa Barbara, CA and Solvang, CA.

Whether you’re looking for medical or aesthetic services, the highly trained team at Santa Barbara Skin Institute offers the most advanced and effective treatments. Dr. Sengelmann is a fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon and has achieved the highest credentials in skin cancer removal and facial reconstruction. Additionally, Dr. Sengelmann is an accomplished and internationally acclaimed cosmetic surgeon.

Santa Barbara Skin Institute offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, as well as professional and personable staff to ensure an optimal experience for every patient. From advanced skin cancer treatment, such as Mohs surgery, to minimally invasive aesthetic enhancements like Botox®, Santa Barbara Skin Institute caters to all your dermatologic needs.

For more information on how the team at Santa Barbara Skin Institute can help you, call the office or book an appointment online.


We provide skilled, compassionate, personalized care in all aspects of dermatology. Our approach is evidence-based, relying on the scientific literature and latest techniques. We aim to provide the finest, most reproducible outcomes in medical and cosmetic dermatology.



Best Doctors Award

Dr. Sengelmann has been awarded "Best Doctor in America" since 2005 by Best Doctors®, INC. Since 1989, Best Doctors has conducted one of the largest ongoing peer physician polls in health care to identify the physicians other physicians trust most.

Readers Choice Award

Dr. Sengelmann was awarded the Best Dermatologist by the Santa Barbara community

Top Doctor Award

Dr. Sengelmann was awarded the Top Doctor Award for 2019 under Best Doctors Award


Dr. Sengelmann has been recognized as one of the Best Cosmetic Surgery Doctors
in Santa Barbara by the Cosmetic Town Journal.

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Our doctors are active members and have served in leadership capacities
in their specialities' key organizations, including:

The American Academy of Dermatology

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

The American Society of Dermatopathology

The American College of Mohs Surgery

The Women's Dermatologic Society 



Choose Your Provider


We accept most private insurances as well as Medicare Part A & B. We are not providers for Any HMOs except upon referral with authorization. Please check with your insurance provider for an explanation of your detailed coverage.

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Dr. Sengelmann is incredible....very procedure was done quickly and left little to no scarring. The office is neat, clean and very comfortable. "

    Yvonne B.
  • "You and your great nursing staff took the time to explain the surgical procedure during each step of the process which relieved any anxiety I might have had."

  • "I've worked in the medical profession for over 40 years, it's so refreshing to meet a physician who is everything a patient should need; kind, brilliant..."

    Rene B.
  • "I will be eternally grateful to you for your professional attitude to make my many hours surgery, far less stressful than I expected."

    R. J.
  • Yelp

    "I have been seeing Dr. Sengelmann for a year for cosmetic procedures. She is the best as far as I am concerned. She loves her profession and it shows..."

    Patti I.
  • "Dr. Sengelmann is at the forefront of a revolution....Her expertise, enthusiasm and kindness are more evidence of what I recognize as genius."

    Verified Patient
  • "Dr. Sengelmann took the time and the effort to provide complete explanations, including any risks, as well as assess the best approach for me initially."

    Verified Patient
  • "In one word you are incredible! Thank you for going out of your way to treat me. You exceeded my highest expectations (and they were high indeed). Thank you."

  • Yelp

    "She is one of the best MOH's surgeons on the west coast. She was absolutely wonderful and I have NO scar!"

    Laura M.
  • Vitals

    "I was really blown away by the professional way that she treats her entire office staff, the kind and friendly way she treats her patients, how good she is..."

    Verified Patient