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Dr. Kormeili

Dr. Tanya Kormeili is a nationally recognized, Board-certified dermatologist, educator and consultant in the field of dermatology.  As a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, she brings together intensive clinical expertise with a dedication to providing her patients with a superior experience at her practice as well as an interest in educating the public on the most crucial areas of dermatology.

Dr. Kormeili graduated the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) among the top of her class, and was a two time Regents Scholar before completing a four-year Dermatology residency at the prestigious University of California, Irvine (UCI).

Dr. Kormeili is proud to have received numerous honors and awards for her contributions to the field of dermatology. To date, Dr. Kormeili has received extensive training in clinical research and has been a sub-investigator in various clinical trials presented to the Food and Drug Administration. An acclaimed expert in the field of dermatology, Dr. Kormeili lectures throughout the nation on a variety of topics pertaining to health and beauty. She has served as an expert and consultant to various companies that offer the latest advancements and products for the dermatology and cosmetics arena.

She holds two international awards from the Chilean Society of Dermatology and Venereology, and the XVI CILAD Congress of Dermatology in Colombia. She was also awarded for research she presented at the World Congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2007.  Dr. Kormeili has been published multiple times in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters.  Two of her peer-reviewed publications in the British Journal of Dermatology has been translated into various languages and were among the most cited articles in dermatology.

A frequent speaker to both her industry and the public, Dr. Kormeili has been featured on television, as well as in print and online media. She has been seen on The Doctors as well as on Mun2 television and in Dermatology Times. She has been cited and interviewed in numerous other media venues over the last decade where she has been able to spread her passion for combining science and the art of medicine for improving our health and beauty. Her educational videos online have reached thousands of people who are interesting in learning about health and beauty from such an expert. In 2013 she was listed in the Los Angeles Magazine Best of LA, as a rising star in dermatology. In 2017, Expertise recognized Dr. Kormeili as one of the best dermatologists out of over eight hundred dermatologists in Los Angeles. In 2017, Dr. Kormeili was featured as an inspiring story in VoyageLA for her lifetime achievement.

Dr. Kormeili has a passion for educating the public and has been a guest on a number of radio shows and is frequently quoted as an expert in dermatology, both consumer and peer journals. She was the winner of the 2013 listeners’ choice awards for the CallyWood Awards for her professional interview on various rejuvenation techniques for the ethnic skin.
In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Kormeili has a passion for international medicine and a big heart for helping the world. She serves on the Advisory Board Panel for Real Medicine Foundation, which provides humanitarian support to people living in disaster and poverty-stricken areas, and communities. Additionally, she is on the board of Directors for Grey Dove Inc., a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the common good in Third World countries, including Haiti, where Dr. Kormeili served as a medical missionary.

Dr. Kormeili’s priority has and always will be her patients.  She believes strongly in balancing strong and up-to-date medical knowledge with a comforting and supportive doctor-patient relationship.  Her gentle hand treats patients for the complete range of dermatological treatments including cosmetic procedures, medical dermatology, skin cancers, laser surgery and other surgical procedures, including Mohs surgery, fillers, Botox, non-surgical facial rejuvenation, anti-aging treatments and other services that can provide her patients with glowing, healthy skin.

When not working, Dr. Kormeili spending time with her husband and daughter, and family life is the center of her life. Her hobbies include dancing, traveling, learning new languages and exploring various cultures.

She looks forward to meeting you!

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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

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2811 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 640
Santa Monica, CA 90403