Tanya Kormeili, MD Dermatology
Medical, Surgical, Cosmetic

Dr. Kormeili MD of Santa Monica Dermatology Group Los Angeles, CA, dermatoligist offers services for cosmetic, surgical and medical dermatology devoted to healthy, beautiful skin for life.

1260 Fifteenth Street,
Suite 709
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Appt (310) 917-4433
Fax   (310) 917-4432

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Skin Cancers:Melanoma Has Doubled In The US In The Last 30 Years

The incidence of melanoma skin cancer has doubled in the U.S. in the last 30 years, and will rise unless Americans take more precautions to protect themselves from dangerous UV rays. Fortunately, Melanomas account for only 2% of skin cancers, according to the National Cancer Institute. Other skin Cancers that are more common include Basal more »

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NBC nightly news: Dr Kormeili comments on Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) and skin cancer

    In a clinical trial, people who took two pills a day of nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3 available as a nutritional supplement, had a 23 percent lower risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer than those who took placebo pills. Find out what else you can do to protect yourself against skin cancer. more »

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Adult Acne: STOP IT!

Adult Acne: STOP IT!

Adult Acne Treatment Click to see the video! My patients ask, “How can I be getting acne now that I have wrinkles?” A great question! The problem of adult acne is an important one. Please watch the video interview to learn more!

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Fast Food Consumption Linked To Increased Risk Of Eczema, Asthma In Children.

Patients often ask if there is a correlation between diet and healthy skin. It turns out healthy skin is only possible when there is a healthy body, since skin is in fact the largest organ of the body. According to a study teens who ate three or more weekly servings had a 39 percent increased more »

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Beauty Do’s and Don’ts for the Beautifying Bride!

Do 1. sched a dermatology consultation as soon as you get engaged. It takes sometimes several months to get results and we want to have time on your side 2. Get a great skin regiment that includes exfoliation of dead skin with prescription retinoid creams (vitamin A), sunscreens and anti-aging products 3. Get a chemical more »

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Fastest Way to Clear Hyperpigmentation on ethnic Skin

Our parents give us much more than great advice; they obviously impart a long genetic heritage that influences our skin chemistry. Ethnic skin, Asian, African-American, Middle-Eastern, Latin, or even mixes between various races, influence which skin treatments can really produce good or in some cases horrible outcomes. We need to pursue with caution when dealing more »

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6 health and beauty myths unveiled: save time, money and disappointment!

As I watch TV, read our favorite girlie-magazines or go to stores that specialize in beauty products, I am always SHOCKED at the claims made by so many companies! It kills me to think that in this economy, hard-working Americans are being taken advantage of by such false advertising; our dreams of looking out best more »

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Sunscreen regulations are changing!

  SPF stands for “sun protection factor.” Sunscreen labels have an SPF number. The higher the number, the better the protection, but not in a linear fashion, so that from SPF 15-30 there is a substantial increase in UV protection, but increases rather slowly from 30 to say, 50.   The sun’s UV (ultraviolet) rays more »

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How to Heal Long-Term Scars!

What is perhaps worse than a stupid accident is the scar that lingers far longer than the pain of the injury itself! It is like a daily reminder of what happened and can be so upsetting to anyone. There are many options to treat various scars. Depending on if it is white, or red, flat more »

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The Joys of Being a Female Dermatologist!

I walk into my favorite department store this weekend to smell and collect a few more perfumes – a hobby of mine really – where I am suddenly attacked by the ladies of the cosmetic counter! I am asked to try on various creams that promise to revolutionize my life from correcting wrinkles, age spots, more »

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I had rosacea that caused redness and broken vessels on my face. Dr. Kormeili addressed all of my concerns and set about fixing the redness. I was super excited after my first laser treatment as the improvement was immediately noticeable. The second laser treatment made me look and feel amazing...

~N.F., La Habra

I had really bad psoriasis on my scalp that flaked all over my clothes, and it was so embarrassing to sit on board meetings in a black suite with white flakes. My entire attention was on my flakes, and worried what people were thinking when they looked at me, or got close to me at work...

~J.A. Los Angeles

Dr. Kormeili is the BEST!! I have a horrible phobia of needles and she calmed my nerves and had an extremely gentle touch. Painless office visit!

~C.E. Los Angeles

Whereever Dr. Kormeili goes, my mom and I follow her. I highly recommend her. My visits are always a great experience.

~M. I., Santa Monica

I started seeing the sad signs of aging. I come all the way from Italy, 3 times a year to get Botox, fillers… and of course my VI Peels. I have seen a huge difference. Dr. Kormeili is the best! I love her!!!

~M. I., Italy

I had multiple warts on my hands and legs for the past 5 years. It was just something I learned to live with. I moved so sunny Los Angeles and decided it was time to take care of this embarrassing problem. I had appt’s with a few dermatologists, but once I found Dr. Kormeili I knew I wanted her to treat me...

~M.L., Los Angeles

Excellent. Office staff are kind and barely any wait time. Easy to make appointments and amazing friendly/intelligent dermatologist!

~M. L., Santa Monica

Dr. Kormeili is a remarkable person and an amazing doctor. She’s exact, focused and thorough, and treats you like one of the family. The results of my treatments were beyond my expectations.

~C.S., Santa Monica

I had sun damaged skin with several sun spots on my face. My entire attention was on my face, and I worried what people were thinking when they looked at me. I’m a vice president in banking and image is very important especially in the leadership role I am in. I saw Dr. Kormeili 4 months ago...

~M.M., Torrence

I absolutely love this Dr. She is so honest. My skin looks great and I feel so happy with her service and recommendations.

~M.M. Santa Monica

I was working a lot and very stressed out. One day I looked up in the mirror and I had look like I had aged about 10 years and as a woman we like to stay looking young. So a friend referred me to Dr. Kormeili for a little Botox and fillers. She was great! She took care of everything that was bothering me and then some...

~D.E., Whittier

How can someone be sad around Dr. Kormeili? She is a burst of sunshine but most of all she cares about her patients. Dr. Kormeili knew and worked on my husband before he recently passed away. He would rave about her care and skill when he had work on his face done by her. I went to Dr. Kormeili after my husband passed away...

~S.L. Los Angeles

I started seeing the sad signs of aging. I come all the way from Italy, 3 times a year to get Botox, fillers… and of course my VI Peels. I have seen a huge difference. Dr. Kormeili is the best! I love her!!!

~M. I., Italy

I had been taking antibiotic medicines for over 2 years to help control my acne; once I was prescribed Accutane in less than 3 months my face was completely gone. Of course before taking Accutane I was constantly aware of my skin, always trying to find ways to hide it and sometimes it got so hard I didn’t even want to go to school....

~C.J., Los Angeles

SHE IS THE BEST! Considerate, compassionate and thoroughly professional.

~V.L. Santa Monica

Sexual intercourse is such an integral part of a happy marriage. After months of “grin and bear it” with vaginal irritation, I mentioned my problem of having intercourse to my primary care doctor and then to my OBGYN. The good news was that the biopsy was not cancerous, however the bad news was that it was lichen...

~-- (Anonymous)

I started seeing the sad signs of aging. I come all the way from Italy, 3 times a year to get Botox, fillers… and of course my VI Peels. I have seen a huge difference. Dr. Kormeili is the best! I love her!!!

~M. I., Italy

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