Jennifer Ahdout, MD is a Board Certified Dermatologist and the Director of Dermatology, Laser, and Skin Care at Spalding Drive Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology.

Dr. Ahdout provides her patients with a personalized and thoughtful approach to managing dermatologic concerns while employing the appropriate steps to ensure graceful aging of their skin. She takes the time to address each and every concern and works together with her patients to create a joint treatment plan.

Dr. Jennifer Ahdout graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelors of Science in Psychobiology. She obtained her MD from UCLA with a specialization in the care of underserved communities. She graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, the highest level of recognition for excellence in scholarship and ideals in the profession of medicine.

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She has received a number of accolades including the American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Excellence, the UCLA Chancellor’s Service Award as well as scholarships including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Scholarship and the North American Hair Research Scholarship. Dr Ahdout’s greatest contribution to the community at large is her leadership role in the establishment of a free Dermatology Clinic in Orange County to serve the needs of the uninsured population.

Following an internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in medicine, Dr. Ahdout completed her residency in Dermatology at the University of California, Irvine where she served as the chief of volunteer and satellite clinics. Dr Ahdout has conducted research on psoriasis, including the modifiable lifestyle factors associated with metabolic syndrome in this population. She has co-authored a noteworthy paper in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology on the pivotal role of topical and oral vitamins in photoaging. She also has an interest in hair loss and has authored a paper on a unique pattern of alopecia related to hair styling practices as well as a hair chapter in a prominent Dermatology textbook.

Her clinical interests include the management of female and male pattern hair loss. She also enjoys the personalized art of nonsurgical facial enhancement using a variety of lasers and injectables to enable a patient to become the best version of themselves.


General Medical Dermatology

  • Acne
  • Growths
  • Hair loss
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Skin checks/skin cancer

Lasers used:

  • V-beam (blood vessels)
  • IPL/photofacial (pigment, redness)
  • Fractional C02 (facial wrinkles, pigmentation, scarring)
  • Thermage (tightening, lifting)
  • Liposonix® (non-invasive fat reduction)
  • Ultrashape® (non-invasive fat reduction)

Cosmetic Conditions Treated:

  • Sun damage
  • Pigmentation
  • Melasma
  • Rosacea
  • Wrinkles
  • Skin laxity
  • Facial volume loss
  • Non-surgical fat reduction

Special Procedures:

  • Acne scar therapy
  • Hyperhidrosis/excess sweating
  • Liquid face lift
  • PRP = Platelet rich plasma (hair loss)
  • Sclerotherapy (spider veins)
  • Micro-needling


You are a miracle worker! My goodness, I look much younger. – Natalie
You (Dr. Ahdout) are indeed a caring and thorough Doctor. A rare breed lately in the healthcare system. Thank you so much for your care and I consider myself lucky and blessed to have you as my skin doctor. – RH
Dr. Ahdout: Not only are you a great doctor, you are a miracle worker. Thank you so much as this rash) has really gotten to me and affected my quality of life. My deepest thanks. – LP
When I met with her (Dr. Ahdout), she was kind, concise and pro-active. Her treatment proved effective after about 3 months. I could not be more grateful for her help. I no longer feel ashamed to go out in public without makeup. – TH
She (Dr. Ahdout) is such a patient gentle attentive doctor. She spent a lot of time with me listening to all of my concerns…I never felt rushed. Her bedside manner is fantastic…I trust her completely! Blessed to have found her! – TC