Virtual Office Visits

virtual-office-visit-santa-monicaDermatology and Hair Restoration Specialists is pleased to offer e-visits or virtual office visits to our patients. Now you can do a virtual conference online with Dr. Behnam without leaving the comfort of you own home.

According to the American Medical Association, as many as 70% of all doctor visits are for information only or address issues that can be handled over the phone. Today, consumers expect interactive technology to play a major role in their healthcare – “even substituting for face-to-face visits.”

The biggest reason we’re doing this is for patient convenience,”

The benefits of virtual office visits

  • Convenience.
  • Flexibility.
  • Personalization.


Dr. Behnams E-visit Services Include:

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Rashes
  • Hair Loss
  • Itiching
  • Limited Mole Check
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Rosacea

Just to name a few, if you have questions about what other services we offer via, online please give us a call at (310) 315-4989 and we will be happy to help.

How Does the process Work?

  1. Call office at the time of your appointment by calling (310) 315-4989.
  2. Pay the fee or copay we accept all major credit cards, cash, or even medicare.
  3. Prescriptions will be sent electronically.

Returning Patients

If you are a returning patient of Dr Behnam all you have to do is call our office at (310) 315-4989 and schedule an appointment to be put on our schedule for a virtual office visit. Its as simple as that payment information should already be on file so we can simply bill your insurance or take a credit card by phone only $100 per visit and email you the receipt.

For New Patients

All you have to do is download these forms by

Clicking Here For New Patient Sign Up Forms 

  1. Save them to your computer
  2. Print forms
  3. Fill the forms out
  4. Sign

You can email , fax, or even take a picture and send them to us at [email protected] Please make sure that with those documents you send a one time copy of your insurance card and drivers license just so that we could add you to our patient database properly.

Once we have received the forms you can call us and get put on the schedule for your virtual office visit.

**Please let our receptionist know what type of virtual interface tool you wish to use for your appointment.**

Never Have Done a Virtual Office Visit Before?

Its easy, virtual office visits  with Dr. Behnam  can be done through computers, tablets and even smartphones. A list of the tools we use are

  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Face Time

If you need help installing any type of these forms of software click here to be walked through how this is possible below is a video of Google hangouts and how the video chat works which is the preferred method for medical professionals.Dr Ben Behnams hangout email is [email protected], ** Please note you will have to have a Gmail username and log in to attend Google hangouts.***


Insurance coverage for e-visits

Major insurance providers, such as CIGNA and Aetna, reimburse health care professionals who engage in e-visits, according to the Healthcare Financial Management Organization. Virtual doctor visits covered by health insurance work the same way that regular doctor visits do. Allina Hospitals and Clinics, for example, charges a $35 co-pay and then submits a claim to the patient’s insurance provider.