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Suchismita (Tia) Paul, MD

4.8 out of 5 (46 Ratings)
  • Dermatology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Bengali, Hindi, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
St. Joseph Heritage Santa Ana - Suite 304
2212 East 4th Street
Suite 304
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

St. Joseph Heritage Santa Ana - Suite 304
2212 East 4th Street
Suite 304
Santa Ana, CA 92705
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(714) 288-3230
(714) 571-7719

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Dermatology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Internship
      University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Medical Center
    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School
    • Residency
      University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Medical Center
    Areas of Interest
    Skin cancers
    General dermatology
    Psoriasis including biologic therapies for psoriasis
    Bullous diseases
    Pediatric and adult dermatology
    Dermatologic Surgery
    Cosmetic dermatology including Botox and chemical peels
  • Biography


    Born and raised in India, Dr Suchismita (Tia) Paul moved to the United States at the age of 18. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University with a major in Cell and Molecular Biology and a minor in Biomedical Engineering. This was followed by two years of clinical research at Massachusetts General Hospital where she had highly cited scientific publications in high impact journals including Nature and Science. She received her medical degree from the combined medical training program at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Health, Sciences and Technology (HST) Program).

    Dr Paul completed an internship in internal medicine at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital where she was awarded the Preliminary Resident (Intern) of the Year. She completed her dermatology residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital where she was selected to be one of the Chief Residents. She has authored several scientific publications and book chapters and has also volunteered in medicine in multiple countries including Haiti, India, Kenya, Canada and the United States.

    Dr Paul is Board Certified in Dermatology. She treats patients of all ages from infants to adults. Dr Paul’s clinical interests range from general dermatology including acne, eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo to complex medical dermatology such as bullous diseases, vasculitis/vasculopathy. She strongly believes in skin cancer prevention and early diagnosis with appropriate treatment. Her clinical expertise also includes surgical dermatology as well as cosmetic dermatology including botox and chemical peels. She likes to stay up to date with new emerging therapies and technology within dermatology and uses biologic therapies for psoriasis as well as eczema. When not in the office, Dr Paul enjoys running, hiking, travelling and spending time with her family.
  • 11-Jun-2020
    Very positive experience. *Dr. Paul & professional & kind.
    Really like *Dr. Paul.
    Dr. Paul is efficient, personable, and knowledgeable. I will definitely return to her for my annual skin cancer screening
    I am totally pleased with Dr. Paul and her excellent care for me as a patient. She is personable, caring, and treats me tenderly and respectfully.
    Very happy. Clerks in office are exceptional.
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