Dermatologist Santa Monica
An innovator, Dr. Ben
Behnam MD, U.S. Leading Dermatologist, is a board certified
dermatologist recognized nationally by Newsweek as one of the top 10
Physicians and Surgeons in the US, with appearances on The Doctors Show,
FOX Good Day LA and ABC News.
Dr. Behnam is committed to early detection and prevention of
skin cancers and specializes in skin cancer screening, mole check and
skin cancer removal, including Mohs Micrographic Surgery. He uses the
most advance technology, the dermatoscope, for better evaluation and
identification of moles. Dr. Behnam has been involved in clinical
trials and has been widely published in journals such as the Journal of
American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Cutis,
Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy and others.
Dr. Behnam graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA. He attended UC
Irvine School of Medicine, which he graduated top of his class with an
AOA distinction. He did his dermatology training under the renowned and
prominent cosmetic and Mohs surgeon Dr. Christopher Zachary at UC Irvine
School of Medicine. He had the distinction of being the Chief Resident
in his senior year. During residency, he was among few in the country to
be awarded the Skin Disease Education Foundation Resident Award.
With his own proprietary chilling technology that allows pain
free laser scar and wrinkle removal, Dr. Behnam is world reknown laser
and skin cancer specialist. He is an expert in cosmetic procedures,
contouring and sculpting the face with the combination use of Botox,
Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane and Radiesse. He specializes in Laser
resurfacing of the face. Dr. Behnam has been involved in clinical
trials and has been widely published in journals such as the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Cutis, Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy and others.
He has been awarded the Skin Disease Education Foundation
Resident Award. He was also one of the primary investigators in an IRB
approved clinical trials investigating the use of phototherapy in
preventing radiation dermatitis in patients who were undergoing
radiation therapy for breast cancer.
Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology
Acne Scar Removal
Benefits include not only the effective correction of moderate to deep lines, acne scars, and wrinkles, but also treatment for uneven pigmentation, photo damage, and a host of other skin imperfections.
We offer many different Cosmetic services such from Botox, Chemical Peels, and Lasers, click here to learn more about all of the different recources we have to offer.
Dr. Behnam focuses on the health and wellness of your skin, hair
and nails. The skin is the largest and most exposed organ of the body.
How one looks and feels about him/herself is the foundation of self confidence." Ben Behnam MD
Offering Full, Extensive Body Skin Exam
A full skin check is typically performed once or twice a year. The
purpose of a skin check is to examine the entire surface of the skin in
order to make sure that there are no suspicious moles or any lesion that
looks suspicious for skin cancer. Dr. Behnam performs a thorough skin check under a magnifier, examining every inch of the body. Dr. Behnam specializes in performing a full thorough, 10-point skin exam.
- Entire face, including mouth, nostrils, eyeball
- Arms, forearms, palms, fingernails, webs between fingers
- Thighs, legs, feet, toenails, web between toes
- Buttocks and groin area
If any lesion looks suspicious for skin cancer, then the area is
either documented to be watched or biopsied. A biopsy is a sampling of a
mole or a suspicious growth. It is send to the lab, where the
dermatopathologist examines the slide and sends a thorough report to Dr.
To encourage early detection of skin cancer and healthy skin care, office visit is only $ 95
Early diagnosis and treatment for skin cancer saves lives
(Cash Patients Only Please; PPO, Medicare, Regal HMO, are welcome)
(Free Consultation on all Laser Procedures)