Dr. Matthew Beal, MD



Dermatologic Surgery

Pima Dermatology
5150 E Glenn Street
Tucson, Arizona 85712
For an appointment, call (520) 795-7729

Medical Expertise of Dr. Matthew Beal, MD

Dr. Beal has extensive training and experience in all aspects of dermatology, including medical and surgical treatment of skin cancers and diseases, laser surgery, and laser skin rejuvenation.


About Dr. Matthew Beal, MD

Dr. Matthew W. Beal, MD is a board-certified dermatologist providing care to patients at Pima Dermatology where he serves as Medical Director and Co-Owner of the practice.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and also Alpha Omega Alpha, and is the past President of the Tucson Dermatology Society.

Dr. Beal is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona. He hosts medical students and residents monthly at Pima Dermatology to impart important skills to the next generation of dermatologists. He has received various awards for his academic and professional achievements which include, “Most Outstanding Clinical Research Endeavor” in 2013 and “Commitment to Underserved People Award” in 2009.


Conditions Treated

Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis
Hair Loss (Balding)
Seborrheic Keratosis
Skin Cancer

Procedures & Services

Laser Hair Removal
Laser Resurfacing
Laser Skin Rejuvenation
Laser Treatment for Spider Veins

Patient Education Resources

Acne at Pima Dermatology
Also known as: Cystic Acne, Teenage Acne, Adult Acne, Acne Rosacea, Pimples, Cysts, Zits, Whiteheads, Red Face, Blackheads, Nodules, Scars Condition Overview Acne is a skin condition characterized by plugged pores, red pimples, nodules, and cysts which can result in scarring.  There are many types of acne: Cystic Acne is deep “pus-filled” lumps on the skin. Teenage Acne is formed by testosterone, a hormone present in males and females, which stimulates the sebac...
Atopic Dermatitis Overview at Pima Dermatology
Eczema, also referred to as “atopic dermatitis” is a very common condition affecting all ages and characterized by sensitive skin which becomes easily inflamed, red, scaly and itchy. The word ‘atopic’ means there is a genetic tendency for excess inflammation in the skin resulting in Eczema and a positive sensitivity in the lungs (asthma) and nose causing hay fever. Eczema may be present on the face in infants, on creases and folds in young children, and in localized areas...
Effective Psoriasis Treatment Options
Because psoriasis is an autoimmune condition, there is no cure for it. While it is not contagious, it is unpredictable. Your psoriasis is just as likely to disappear on its own as it is to remain despite treatment, or even return years after it has seemingly vanished. At Pima Dermatology, our goal is to help you manage your psoriasis and its symptoms. We can do this in a variety of ways: Topical steroids Topical vitamin D Topical retinoids Combination therapies Taclonex...
Find the Right Laser for You at Pima Dermatology
  Lasers offer a unique way to treat a wide variety of skin problems with minimal pain and invasiveness. Your Problem Your Solution Acne Smoothbeam Laser Acne Scarring Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser, Erbium: YAG Laser, Gentle:YAG, Pulsed Dye Laser, QuadraLASE Carbon Dioxide Laser, SmartXide DOT Laser, Smoothbeam Laser, StarLux Fractional Resurfacing Erbium Laser, Vbeam Pulse Dye Las...
Fractional Lasers Overview at Pima Dermatology
Treats: Wrinkle correction, Wrinkles, Skin aging, Uneven skin tone and color, Irregular skin texture-scars, Scars, Stretchmarks Fractional Skin Resurfacing is a relatively new concept in Laser skin rejuvenation. It allows for partial and precise targeted laser impacts which leave islands of the normal skin surface intact. This computer-aided technology allows for a deep enough laser effect to create the desired  results with less pain and less anesthesia than standard Laser resurfac...
Laser Hair Removal Treatment at Pima Dermatology
Treatment At Pima Dermatology we currently have two distinct Lasers for hair removal; the GentleMAX (GentleLASE) and GentleYAG. At the time of your consultation we will discuss the best Laser for your hair and skin type and provide with reasonable expectations for treatment. The GentleMAX (GentleLASE) has the best combination of selective absorption and deeper penetration for fair-skinned patients with dark hair target.  The GentleYAG Lasers are the safest for some dark...
Laser Resurfacing Overview and FAQs
Conditions Treated Laser resurfacing is ideal for treating deep wrinkles around the eyes, mouth, forehead, cheeks and neck, acne scarring and surgical scarring. Ideal Candidates People with sun damaged skin and fine to deep skin wrinkles around the eyes (crow’s feet), mouth (vertical lip lines or smoker’s lines), the entire facial surface and the entire neck and v of the chest are ideal. Patients with acne scarring, other surface scars and irregularities (benign surface grow...
Laser Skin Rejuvenation Treatment at Pima Dermatology
Also known as: Laser skin toning, Non-ablative Laser Remodeling, Skin tightening  Conditions Treated Sun-damaged skin Mottled skin color, dull complexion, skin laxity Red flushed skin (Rosacea) Fine lines and wrinkles Irregular skin texture (Scaly, rough dry skin patches) Scars (Acne scarring or other causes) Aging, red or discolored necks/chest Treatment Overview The goal is to approach the results of Laser Skin resurfacing by using specific Laser and/or l...
Port Wine Stain Overview at Pima Dermatology
Causes: Unknown Condition Overview Red or burgundy patch on the skin which slowly darkens and thickens in the first  several decades of life which may develop localized thickenings (blebs) which can bleed, or become infected. Unlike Hemangiomas, Port-Wine Stains grow proportionately as the child grows. PWS do not go away by themselves, and will thicken, darken and lead to deformity without treatment. Symptoms Thickened, red/purple or burgundy colored papules over the Po...
Retinoids for Acne at Pima Dermatology
Treats: Acne, Acne Rosacea, Acne Scarring, Actinic Keratosis, Age spots, Solar keratosis, Wrinkles Product Overview Retinoids are medications that are related structurally and/or functionally to Vitamin-A. They work in the treatment of photodamaged skin to decrease fine wrinkles, skin roughness, hyperpigmentation, and other characteristics that increase with age and sun exposure.   Treatment Overview Retinoids are used primarily as anti-acne medication, and with regular use...

Education & Training

Dr. Beal, a Tucson native, earned his medical degree (MD) at the University of Arizona  College of Medicine. He then completed his Dermatology Residency at the University Of Minnesota, where he served as Chief Resident his final year.

Professional Affiliations

Pima Dermatology

Pima Dermatology, PC, has proudly served the Tucson, Arizona community for over 30 years. Our board-certified dermatologists employ the latest techniques and advances in skin diagnosis and treatment, specializing in laser treatments and Mohs skin cancer surgery.

We offer medical, surgical, cosmetic, and laser dermatology. Our office features more than 20 on-site Laser modalities, a Mohs lab, narrowband UVB phototherapy, two skin care sales areas, and the VISIA Complexion Analysis. We have a beautiful surgical unit with fully-equipped procedure rooms and comfortable areas for pre and post-operative care.

Our medical dermatology services cover routine skin examinations (annual skin checks) to the extensive treatment of conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, warts, and rashes.

Surgical dermatology procedures include skin cancer surgery (often using Mohs surgery for the most complex skin cancers) and laser treatments of various birthmarks.

In the area of cosmetic dermatology, our new Laser + Cosmetic Center (adjacent to the medical side of our practice) offers patients the opportunity to achieve their aesthetic goals in a safe and beautiful, ambulatory-care certified space. We provide a full range of cosmetic offerings such as, dermal filler injections, Botox®, CoolSculpting®, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) facial rejuvenation, various peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, the VISIA Complexion Analysis, and more.