Lorrie J. Klein, M.D.
Meet Lorrie J. Klein, M.D.
As the medical director of one the nation’s most respected dermatological practices, Dr. Lorrie J. Klein has earned a reputation that sets her apart as a board-certified dermatologist. In Laguna Niguel, OC Dermatology and Euro Day Spa are testaments to Dr. Klein’s hard work and expertise. Few peers can match her professional accomplishments.

Dr. Klein’s path to becoming a dermatologist in Orange County started in New Jersey, where she grew up and attended Rutgers University, graduating summa cum laude. She received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Klein completed her internship at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and her residency training in dermatology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where she won the Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year award.

A diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, she has served as assistant clinical professor in dermatology at the UCI Medical School. Additionally, Dr. Klein supervised dermatology residents in their dermatology-plastic surgery clinics at the Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Dr. Klein served as a member of the National Education Faculty for Allergan, and was a member of the Medical Education Faculty for Merz. She served as an adviser for Suneva, is currently a trainer for Allergan, and educates the public and other physicians on behalf of various companies on skin treatments and skin care products. She is a Kybella, Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, and Volbella trainer.  She takes pride in educating and training her own handpicked staff. Additionally, Dr. Klein is a Member of Sente’ Skincare’s Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Klein specializes in cosmetic dermatology and is among the top 1% of all physicians in the Black Diamond level with Allergan, the manufacturer of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Juvederm®. She also ranks among the top 50 of all types of physicians in the United States using these treatments. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, chaired the Orange County Skin Cancer Task Force of the American Cancer Society, and is a member of the Dermatology Society of Orange County and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Learn more about what makes this top dermatologist stand out from her peers and why you should choose Dr. Klein.
My Team

Nancy Koehler, Certified Physician Assistant
Nancy is a certified physician assistant specializing in dermatology. She’s worked with Dr. Klein since 2002 and has a special interest in treating acne, rashes, moles, and skin cancer. Nancy also performs treatments with our Fraxel re:pair® laser, VBeam® laser, and Smoothbeam® laser and has been personally trained by Dr. Klein in her technique for BOTOX, JUVEDERM, and RADIESSE® injections. Besides being a skilled and talented dermatology specialist, Nancy’s wonderful sense of humor makes her patients’ visits as enjoyable as they are beneficial.

Barbara Wade, Registered Nurse
Barbara is a registered nurse with special expertise in lasers. Since joining our practice in 2002, she has mastered the laser techniques for multiple laser- and light-based technologies, including Fraxel® lasers, VBeam, Isolaz®, Clear + Brilliant®, Pelleve laser hair removal, laser acne treatments, and intense pulsed light (IPL). Barbara is also our microdermabrasion queen, giving our patients aggressive but comfortable treatments. Her skills and attention to detail make Barbara one of the best laser nurses in Orange County.

Janet Pickett, Registered Nurse
Janet is a registered nurse with expertise in IPL, Pelleve, laser hair removal, and BOTOX and JUVEDERM injections. Dr. Klein trained Janet personally in BOTOX and JUVEDERM techniques. Janet has been working with us since 2006. Janet’s kind and gentle personality, combined with her excellent skills, keeps her patients happy and looking great!

Julie Turner, Registered Nurse
Julie is a registered nurse who is our resident Ultherapy® specialist. She also is highly trained at performing IPL, laser hair removal, and Pelleve treatments. Our patients value her technical skill in addition to her warm and comforting personality during their skin treatments.

Professional  Organizations
Past Chairperson, Skin Cancer Task Force
American Cancer Society of Orange County
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology
Dermatologic Society of Orange County
California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery
American Society of Dermatologic 

Professional Achievements and Awards
First Place Winner - Poster Exhibit 
American Academy of Dermatology 
1987 Annual Meeting
Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year Award
University of California - Irvine
Dermatology Residency Program – 1989
Allergan National Education Faculty 2002 – present
Bioform/Merz Medical Education Faculty (for Radiesse) – 2006 – present
Suneva National Advisory Board, Consultant and Artefill trainer  2009 -
Columnist for Medesthetics Magazine 2005
Advisory Board: The Aesthetic Guide, Medesthetics Magazine, Aesthetic Trends and Technologies

Rutgers College, Rutgers University
Graduated 1981, B.A. in Biology, Summa Cum Laude
University of Medicine and Dentistry of
New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Graduated in 1985 with medical degree (M.D.) in top 25% of class