Marit K. Kreidel, MD


Clinical Instructor

Clinical Science

Dr. Marit Kreidel is a Southern California Permanente Medical Group physician specializing in dermatology at the Barranca Medical Office in Irvine, California. Dr. Kreidel is a member of the American Board of Dermatology and has served as a mentor to medical students and dermatology residents at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and UC Irvine.

Education and Training

BS, magna cum laude, University of California, San Diego
MD, with honors, New York Medical College
Postdoctoral training
Intern, St. Vincent’s Hospital
Resident, Dermatology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Professional Positions

Attending Dermatologist
General Dermatology, Cosmetic Services, Kaiser Permanente Orange County Barranca Medical Office
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine
Chief of Service
Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente Orange County
Co-Chair, Integrative Medicine Committee
Kaiser Permanente Orange County

Honors and Awards

Resident Educator of the Year
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Volunteer Teacher of the Year
Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine
2014, 2018
Top Doctor
Orange County Medical Association

Scholarly Activities

Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
  • Weiss A, Kwon E J, Kreidel M, Mann R, Cohen J A, Hui Y, Jacobson MI (2020). Two Unusual Cases of Discoid Lupus Erythematosus Associated With Xanthomatized Macrophages. American Journal of Dermatopathology, 42(2), 129-132. 
  • Nguyen K, Santos S, Kreidel M, Diaz A, Rey R, Lawson M. Acute Regulation of Translation Initiation by GnRH in the Gonadotrope Cell line LBT2. J Molec Endocrin, May 2004 18(5) 1301-12.
  • Malakouti M, Koo B, Kreidel M. Crusted plaque in the umbilicus. Cutis. 2016 October;98(4) 237-238.
Invited presentations
  • An Integrative Approach to Dermatology. Dermatologic Society of Orange County, Irvine, CA. March 2018.
  • Gross and Microscopic: Moderator. American Academy of Dermatology, Washington, DC. February 2019.
  • Nutrition and Natural Treatments in Skin Disease. Pacific Dermatology Association, San Diego, CA. August 2019.