Ben Behnam, MD Spotlighted as a "Leader in Medical Dermatology" in Newsweek 2011 Leaders Series

December 28, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Santa Monica, California December 28, 2012 - Board-certified Santa Monica Dermatology physician Ben Behnam, M.D., has been spotlighted as a leader in medical dermatology and appeared in the December 11, 2011 issue of Newsweek magazine.

Dr. Ben Behnam is the founder and medical director of Santa Monica Dermatology and Hair Restoration Specialist. With locations in Santa Monica and Cedars Sinai Hospital, these centers provide dermatological services such as skin cancer detection and prevention, skin cancer surgery, MOHS surgery, Melanoma detection and recovery, full skin check, Mole check, and treatments for acne, warts, eczema, rosacea, and hair loss. Dr. Behnam also performs fractional CO2 laser, TCA Cross, subcision, chemical peels, Fraxel, Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sclerotherapy,

Dr. Behnam was selected by a research team from a search of qualified physicians in good standing with leading and accredited organizations practicing within the medical Dermatology. Dr. Behnam appeared in the December 11, 2011 issue of Newsweek. This feature spotlighted only "top physicians and surgeons" as identified by Newsweek.

An innovator, Dr. Ben Behnam MD, U.S. Leading Santa Monica 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 renowned 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.

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