Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD

Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD

Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD is a cosmetic dermatologic surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med in 2004 and specializes in cosmetic dermatologic surgery, dermatology, and more.Read her story

9898 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, CA 92037

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 95% of peers
Skin Discoloration
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Shirazi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shirazi "Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She offers a wide range of light-based, laser, and radiofrequency techniques combined with comprehensive skin-care regimens to improve the appearance of common skin conditions. She provides cosmetic enhancements including body contouring, skin surgery, wrinkle treatment, skin tightening, and the treatment of red/brown discoloration to provide overall rejuvenation of the skin. Dr. Shirazi recognizes the importance of healthy skin to enhance her patients self-confidence and strives to help them look more refreshed and rejuvenated. She customizes treatment plans based on the individual's needs and expectations. Dr. Shirazi values the patient doctor relationship and strives to deliver comprehensive care to achieve the most natural looking results that fits best into each patient's lifestyle. Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD is a leading expert in the field of dermatology and cutaneous training. She lectures nationally and internationally on signature techniques through her research projects involving various fillers and facial contouring. She received her medical doctor degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed her residency in Dermatology and Skin surgery at the prestigious Mayo Clinic and University of California San Diego. She has also completed several impressive research fellowship at the acclaimed Harvard University and the renowned University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. throughout her career she has received numerous honors, such as Alpha Omega Alpha, and has maintained distinction at the top of her class."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shirazi "Every person's skin is unique. For your skin to heal and rejuvenate, you need customized dermatological care that is designed specifically for you. Dr. Azadeh Shirazi, MD offers a wide range of cosmetic and medical skin care treatments to rejuvenate your skin.   Her main priority is the patient's interest and well-being and strives to deliver exceptional patient care with the highest standards in skill and knowledge."

8  Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

39  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Active FX Fractional Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemical Peel
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • HALO Laser Therapy
  • INFINI Laser Treatment
  • Juvederm Ultra Plus 
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Microneedling
  • Mole Removal
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins of Legs
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Vbeam Laser Treatment


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Scripps Mercy Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shirazi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shirazi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shirazi to family and friends
34 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Shirazi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I have been seeing Dr. Shirazi for my skin treatments for over 5 years. She is so knowledgeable and has incredible surgical skills. she has removed 2 moles from my face and I can't even find the scars, there are none! Asides from being a wonderful dermatologist and skin surgeon, she is also very...more
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She is an incredible dermatologist with meticulous technique, an artistic eye, and so smart! She is a real dermatologist, not a fake one, and treats real skin conditions and has done several filler treatments for my lips, cheeks, and under eyes. My fillers always look natural and beautiful. I...more
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She's a true expert in Dermatology, very kind and knowledgeable. She's has great surgical skills, never scars me and I have been doing my botox and filler with her for the past 2 years and could not be happier with my results. Go see her!
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Dr. Shirazi has been my dermatologist and skin surgeon for a number of years. She has slowed down my skin aging beautifully! She is exceptionally talented, has amazing skills, and I trust her with my skin. I have had several filler procedures performed under her care, as well as a faxel laser. ...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Shirazi for many years. She’s been able to maintain and improve the quality of my skin in many ways. I highly recommend her!
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