Dr. Christopher Zachary, MD

Dr. Christopher Zachary, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Christopher Zachary, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in dermatologic surgery, dermatology, and more.

1 Medical Plaza Drive

Irvine, CA 92697

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 87% of peers
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Zachary's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zachary "As a dermatologic surgeon, I care for those who have complex skin cancers, those who need expert facial reconstruction, and those who are troubled by aesthetic issues related to aging and excessive sun damage. I am recognized as a laser, light and device specialist. I'm experienced, I take my time, and you may pay a premium to see me ... but we have the best equipped facility in Southern California and a reputation to go with it. What makes me fulfilled is your happiness."

5  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Zachary does not have any board certifications listed.

31  Conditions Treated

50  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Blu-U® Acne Light Treatment
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Chemical Peel
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Ligation
  • LightSheer® Hair Removal Procedure
  • Liposuction
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Wound Repair


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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 London
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Royal Free Hospital, University Of London, Uk
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Institute Of Dermatology, University Of London
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Internal Medicine, Whittington Hospital, Royal College Of Physicians
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Dermatologic Surgery, University Of Michigan
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zachary has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zachary has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zachary's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zachary's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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Dr. Zachary did MOHS surgery on my eyelid ,cheek and recently above my lip . The cosmetic results were excellent . These were very difficult areas to remove skin cancers . He and his staff did a wonderful job .
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I am so grateful to Dr. Zachary. Chemo side effects had left marks and pigmentation on my face. Dr. Z used non-ablative lasers to gently heal me. I actually look better than before I had my chemo!! Dr. Zachary has a great bedside manner -- even just when he was holding my shoulder during the...more
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I had Dr. Zachary perform Mohs surgery on my face after three previous procedures (2 conventional, 1 Mohs). He is simply an incredible physician and surgeon! The tumor was fairly large, but the site healed well and is virtually unnoticeable. Dr. Zachary is personable, patient, considerate, and...more
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all procedures seem easy and elegant as this american british born scientist and visionary moves through complicated medical resurfacing and heeling process he alone can accomplish with his students and fellows and kind warm hands of visiting mds from englnd germany and israel . he makes it all...more
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