When looking for a dermatologist, what’s the No.1 trait you look for? Most people want a doctor that has experience and a trusted reputation. They also want a doctor that they feel comfortable with − especially with skin issues that can be embarrassing.Knowledge, experience, and personality are really important for a dermatologist. Especially since skin problems are often confusing, worrisome and embarrassing. When a skin problem happens to you whether it’s a bad case of acne, a worrisome hair loss, or anything in between, there’s a sense of urgency and you want someone to ease your concerns, explain what is happening, and expertly remedy the problem.