Meet the Staff
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Dr. Bernard Raskin, an expert in dermatology and cosmetic surgery, graduated from UCLA with a bachelors degree in physics. He graduated from the prestigious California Irvine Medical School University of California at Irvine and Long Beach Veteran’s Administration Hospital. He also completed a dermatology residency at one of the nation’s premier dermatology training programs at UCLA.
Board Certified in both dermatology and internal medicine, Dr. Raskin is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine Division of Dermatology at UCLA, with responsibilities including teaching dermatologic surgery, liposuction, laser and cosmetic surgery to dermatologists in training. Dr. Raskin is on the advisory committee in Cancer and Developmental Biology at California State University Northridge. He holds fellowships in the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Society for Mohs Surgery. American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. American Society of Dermatology, and the L.A. County and California Medical Associations.
Dr. Raskin is also a qualified medical evaluator for the Industrial Medical Council, State of California, and an expert reviewer for the California State Medical Board. His list of medical accomplishments also includes being a consultant to various health insurance programs, inventing and developing his own medical instruments and founding and leading his own company, Surgiguide Products. Throughout his career, Dr. Raskin has been a researcher and has published scientific articles on liposuction as well as co-authoring chapters in textbooks on cutaneous surgery and laser surgery. In addition, Dr. Raskin founded Mohs Micrographic Surgery Center of America and has performed Mohs micrographic surgery for over 20 years on patients with skin cancer.
Eva Hernandez brings over eight years of experience and excellent care to Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Care. She received her undergraduate education from Florida International University in Miami, Florida and California State University in Long Beach and earned her Physician’s Assistant degree from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. Ms. Hernandez holds certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants and is also a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She specializes in general dermatology, skin cancer, acne and cosmetic dermatology, including sclerotherapy, Botox and dermal fillers. In addition, Ms. Hernandez performs laser therapy, provides treatment for photodamage and treats tattoos, birthmarks, vascular lesions and scars.
Dr. Abrishamy is the Co-founder and Medical Director of Clear Medical Center in Marina Del Rey, California. A medical Facility dedicated to Non-Surgical Aesthetic Medicine. Dr. Abrishamy’s artistic and conservative approach to facial rejuvenation facilitates long lasting reversal of the signs of aging. His long standing focus is on prevention, maintenance, and reversal of changes associated with aging and ultimately avoids having to undergo plastic surgery.Dr. Shawn Abrishamy completed his premedical undergraduate education at California State University, Northridge and moved cross country to achieve his Medical Doctorate from Ross University School of Medicine and New York. Returning to California, he completed his residency training at Kern Medical Center and was awarded Resident of the Year in 2004 in Family Medicine from University of California Irvine (UCI). During his Specialty training he took an interest in General and cosmetic Dermatology, especially Non-Surgical facial Aesthetics at Bakersfield Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center.
Returning to Los Angeles he established Clear Medical Center in Marina Del Rey where he focuses on the non-surgical approach to looking younger and reversing signs of facial aging without surgery. Dr. Abrishamy has extensive experience with temporary and permanent dermal fillers: Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Sculptra, and Artefil ,Neuotoxins: Botox, Dysport.
When he is not working, he teaches advanced anti aging facial aesthetic techniques. Some of his non surgical procedures include: Non-surgical Rhinoplasty or Nose Job, Non-surgical cheek augmentation or cheek implant, Non-surgical jaw line refinement to improve joweling, Non-surgical lip augmentation, Non-surgical brow lift. And complete facial resurfacing to augment his non-surgical procedures and provide a complete non-surgical “Liquid Facelift”.
Dr. Jenna Queller is a board certified dermatologist who is highly trained in medical dermatology, dermatologic surgery and cosmetic dermatology. In addition to her general practice, she specializes in anti-aging skin care, skin cancer prevention and treatment, and lasers.
Dr. Queller completed her undergraduate education at Emory University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology graduating summa cum laude on the Dean’s Honor List and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. After college, she returned to her home state as a research coordinator at the University of Miami’s Cosmetic Center where she participated in more than 50 clinical research trials.
Dr. Queller received her medical doctorate at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her internship at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine in Internal Medicine and received her specialty training in dermatology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Queller has researched and published numerous peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. She has authored in depth book chapters on various dermatology topics.
Dr. Queller loves all aspects of dermatology and places special importance on counseling patients on how to manage their skin conditions. Dr. Queller offers a personal touch in managing your skin condition.
Teresa Anna Grossi, Board Certified FNP and a Dermatology NP. She began her medical studies at Boston College, receiving her MSc. She next entered the Dermatology Fellowship Residency Program at Harvard Medical School affiliate, Lahey Clinic Medical Center. Far encompassing general dermatology, the program also included specialized clinics including Hansen’s disease, Cutaneous Oncology, Melanoma, Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, and Mohs procedures. Additionally, her work experience includes Stanford Cancer Center, Department of Cutaneous Oncology that encompasses three specialties: Cutaneous Lymphomas, the Pigmented Lesion and Melanoma Clinic and Medical Oncology with advanced stage melanoma. Teresa Grossi has performed the full scope of dermatologic care at numerous medical practices across the country and has a tremendous amount of experience in administrative activities, including Grants Specialist, Clinical Research and Clinical Trials. Her clinical interest include: autoimmune diseases, skin cancers, and skin rejuvenation.
Dr. Soheil Simzar, M.D., a Board-Certified Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeorn, specializes in cosmetic and general dermatology and skin cancer surgery. He began his medical studies at Van Nuys Medical Magnet High School, graduating in the top 1% of his class. He received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from University of California at Los Angeles and graduated summa cum laude on the Dean’s Honor List and, as one of the nation’s top graduates, was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Simzar received his Doctor of Medicine at UCLA, and was a Resident Physician in Internal Medicine at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. At Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he continued his Residency in Dermatology and was Chief Resident of Dermatology, while also accomplishing a Preceptorship in Cosmetic and Surgical Dermatology with Drs. Mitchell Goldman M.D. and Kimberly Butterwick M.D. He was awarded the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship Award while refining his expertise in Mohs Micrographic Surgery. After his specialty training, Dr. Simzar completed a 6 month fellowship in advanced surgical and cosmetic procedures including botox, dysport, juvederm, restylane, perlane, radiesse, sculptra, sclerotherapy, scar treatments, and laser surgery.Within weeks of graduating residency, Dr. Simzar became a clinical instructor of dermatology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he teaches medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology to the dermatology residents and medical students. He is an experienced researcher, has authored in numerous prestigious medical publications, and has presented at national conferences.
As a Mohs surgeon, Dr. Simzar specializes in diagnosis and removal of skin cancers, as well as cosmetic reconstruction using skin flaps and grafts. He has performed over several thousand reconstructions and spends almost half of his time involved with such cases. He takes meticulous care in minimizing post-surgical scars and enhancing cosmetic outcome.
Furthermore, Dr. Simzar’s has trained with some of the world’s most renowned cosmetic dermatologists and avidly stays up to date with the latest cosmetic procedures. He has contributed to innovative aesthetic styles towards cosmetic enhancement and utilizes the most advanced techniques with evidence-based practices. His primary focus is a conservative approach to maintain a natural, refreshed appearance.
Eyelid and Facial Aesthetic Specialist
Joseph H. Chang, M.D., board certified ophthalmologist, is a respected member of the Bakersfield, Santa Barbara, and Mammoth Lakes communities. He has been practicing the most advanced techniques for plastic surgery of the eyelids, aesthetic facial rejuvenation, and cataract surgery for over twelve years. After graduating valedictorian from high school in Knoxville, TN, he obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Chang then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at UCLA’s esteemed Jules Stein Eye Institute. Since then, he was invited to serve as Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, where he continues to teach the latest techniques in cataract and lens implant surgery to the resident surgeons at UCLA. This is Dr. Chang’s commitment to stay abreast of all the latest advances in eye surgery.
Dr. Chang has a keen aesthetic sense and masterfully blends the technical and artistic sides of his work. His results speak for themselves. Please browse the small sample of his results on this site, and don’t hesitate to ask to see his digital library of hundreds more before-and-after pictures. Additionally, he loves to look at any of your older photographs that you like, to help guide your treatment goals.
Dr. Joe Chang has performed thousands of successful cosmetic eyelid surgeries and facial rejuvenation procedures. Ask Dr. Chang to see if any of these procedures may benefit you. He will cheerfully answer all of your questions in a pressure free environment.
Claudia is a licensed esthetician and has been practicing in the field of health and wellness since 2006. She obtained her esthetic license in 2006 and provides full service esthetics with a specific focus on advanced clinical skin care. She attended the Newberry school of Beauty in Granada Hills California. She has extensive knowledge in advanced chemical peel fundamentals, microdermabrasion, dermal needling, acne surgery and pigment correction. She has also received specialized training in Advanced Chemical Peeling Techniques for Complex Skin Conditions, Advanced Treatment Technologies, Esthetic Medical Modalities, and Ingredient and Product Knowledge.