Dr. Emil Tanghetti, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(20)
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Dr. Emil Tanghetti, MD
Dr. Emil A. Tanghetti was born and raised in Sacramento. He attended U.C Davis where he excelled in his studies and received early admission to UCLA School of Medicine after only three years of undergraduate studies. Upon completing his medical studies and a 1-year pathology fellowship Dr. Tanghetti graduated first in his class and received the Dean Warren medal for academic excellence. After finishing residencies in internal medicine at Stanford University and dermatology at Harvard School of Medicine, he completed a photo-medicine fellowship at the Wellman labs at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Tanghetti is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow in the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is currently listed in the "Best Doctors in America" Pacific Region and recognized as "Top Doc" by his peer in Sacramento Magazine. Dr Tanghetti has received the "Hero In Health Care" award for his volunteer work in removing tattoos for the California Youth Authority. Dr. Tanghetti has been active in clinical studies for over a decade. His research interests have focused on laser surgery, psoriasis, actinic keratosis, photo-aging, and acne vulgaris. His work has been published in journals such as Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, and Cutis. Dr. Tanghetti has presented data at the meetings of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Academy of dermatology as well as Laser Innsbruck and is an Internationally recognized speaker and consultant. He is a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and a member of the California Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology.

5601 J St

Sacramento, CA 95819

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Dr. Emil Tanghetti, MD

Dr. Emil Tanghetti, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Athlete's Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal

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.

Education

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Tex Southwestern
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Harvard Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Stanford University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tanghetti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanghetti to family and friends
3.8
based on 20 total reviews
Dr. Tanghetti's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Tanghetti accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Basic PPO
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Options PPO
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  • Western Health Advantage

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